Holocaust Survivors in Postwar Germany, 1945-1957

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Allows the reader to ''hear'' the voices of Holocaust survivors, using survivor memoirs and interviews, and focusing on the personal aspects of the transition to normalcy.

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Publisher Cambridge Univ Pr
Mfg Part# 9780521429580
SKU 211287160
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0521429587
Release Date 1/1/2010
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Dimensions (in Inches) 9.25H x 6L x 0.75T
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Editors Note Stranded in Germany after the Second World War, 300,000 Holocaust survivors began to rebuild their lives while awaiting emigration. Brought together by their shared persecution, Jewish displaced persons forged a vibrant community, redefining Jewish identity after Auschwitz. Asserting their dignity as Jews, they practiced Jewish rituals, created new families, embraced Zionism, agitated against British policies in Palestine, and tried to force Germans to acknowledge responsibility for wartime crimes. In Holocaust Survivors in Postwar Germany, Margarete Myers Feinstein uses survivor memoirs and interviews, allowing the reader to "hear" the survivors' voices, focusing on the personal aspects of the transition to normalcy. Unlike previous political histories, this study emphasizes Jewish identity and cultural life after the war.
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Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 0330
Publisher Cambridge University Press

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