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The Forced Relocation to the Krakow Ghetto as Remembered by Child Survivors

The Young Victims of the Nazi Regime : Migration, the Holocaust and Postwar Displacement

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...By 20 March 1941, the Germans resettled some 11,000 Jews, including about 1,800 children up to the age of fourteen, from Krakow into the city's ghetto. Among them were ten-year-old Paul Fajnwaks. Giving his testimony at age sixty-five, Paul...

What Do Iconic Photographs Tell Us About the Holocaust?

Daniel H. Magilow

Daniel H. Magilow is Associate Professor of German at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, USA. He is the author of The Photography of Crisis: The Photo Essays of Weimar Germany (2012) and In Her Father’s Eyes: A Childhood Extinguished by the Holocaust (2008) and the co-editor, along with Elizabeth Bridges and Kristin T. Vander Lugt, of Nazisploitation! The Nazi Image in Low-Brow Culture and Cinema (2012). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Lisa Silverman

Lisa Silverman is Associate Professor of History and Jewish Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, USA. She is the author of Becoming Austrians: Jews and Culture between the World Wars (2012), the co-editor, along with Arijit Sen, of Making Place: Space and Embodiment in the City (2014) and the co-editor, along with Deborah Holmes, of Interwar Vienna: Culture between Tradition and Modernity (2009). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Holocaust Representations in History : An Introduction

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...This famous photograph from the Spring of 1943 of a boy in the Warsaw Ghetto shows Jews captured by German troops being marched off for deportation. The original German caption reads: Mit Gewalt aus Bunkern hervorgeholt (Pulled from bunkers...

Children and Youth in Auschwitz: Experiences of Life and Labour

The Young Victims of the Nazi Regime : Migration, the Holocaust and Postwar Displacement

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...This chapter examines the daily life, labour experiences and fight against death of Jewish youngsters in Auschwitz, a commonly-used synonym for the ‘Final Solution’. It explores the efforts of Jewish mothers, fathers, teachers and educators...

The Fate of Children at the Majdanek Concentration Camp

The Young Victims of the Nazi Regime : Migration, the Holocaust and Postwar Displacement

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...This chapter is a version of the author’s Master’s thesis in History, which has been updated with new research and reference material, shortened, and verified with respect to historical facts. The thesis was defended at the Catholic...

The Holocaust

Benjamin Lieberman

Benjamin Lieberman is Professor at Fitchburg State College, Massachusetts, USA. His research interests include ethnic cleansing and genocide. He is the author of Terrible Fate: Ethnic Cleansing and the Making of Modern Europe (2006) Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Holocaust and Genocides in Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...In July 1939 Dawid Sierakowiak, a Jewish boy from Poland enjoyed a last few weeks of freedom during a camping trip to the High Tatras mountains in southern Poland. In a diary he would keep until shortly before his death in 1943 he told...

Poland

Marius Turda

Marius Turda is Director of the Centre for Medical Humanities and Reader in 20th Century Central and Eastern European Biomedicine at Oxford Brookes University, UK. He is the author of Eugenics and Nation in Early 20th Century Hungary (2014); Modernism and Eugenics (2010); The Idea of National Superiority in Central Europe, 1880-1918 (2005), and the editor of The History of Eugenics in East-Central Europe, 1900-1945: Sources and Commentaries (2015). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The History of East-Central European Eugenics, 1900–1945 : Sources and Commentaries

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Overview Kamila Uzarczyk I At the end of the nineteenth century, the rising prominence of Darwinism and fears of degeneration were widely discussed by Polish intellectual elites – as elsewhere. Numerous commentaries from across...

Remembering and Repressing

Home/Front : The Military, War and Gender in Twentieth-Century Germany

Berg, 2002

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...Following the Nazi conquest of Poland, the territories annexed and occupied by the Reich became a laboratory for Himmler’s policies of racial restructuring.On Nazi ethnic and racial policies in occupied Poland, see Robert H. Koehl, RKFDV...

Gender and the Holocaust: Male and Female Experiences of Auschwitz

Lisa Pine

Lisa Pine is Reader in History at London South Bank University, UK. She is the author of Education in Nazi Germany (2010), Hitler’s ‘National Community’: Society and Culture in Nazi Germany (2007) and Nazi Family Policy, 1933-1945 (1997). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Genocide and Gender in the Twentieth Century : A Comparative Survey

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Introduction The lens of gender has been applied comparatively recently both to the Holocaust, in particular, and to genocide studies, more widely. Research on gender and genocide has expanded considerably over recent years.Mary Anne...

The Return of the Jew in Polish Culture

Reverberations of Nazi Violence in Germany and Beyond : Disturbing Pasts

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book Chapter

...Context For Poland, the mourning of the loss of its Jewish population to the Holocaust has been a complex and difficult process. Transnational Holocaust discourse, which incorporates the suffering of Polish Jews into a wider Jewish...

Reconciliation Activities of Young West Germans in the 1960s and 1970s

Christiane Wienand

Christiane Wienand is Research Associate in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities at University College London, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Reverberations of Nazi Violence in Germany and Beyond : Disturbing Pasts

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Introduction This chapter explores reconciliation activities of young West Germans from the late 1960s to the mid-1970s. These activities originated during voluntary work stays in Auschwitz and other former extermination camp sites...