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Writing History while Sitting on Packed Suitcases: Holocaust Documentation in the Jewish Displaced Persons Camps of Germany, Austria, and Italy

Laura Jockusch

in Collect and Record!: Jewish Holocaust Documentation in Early Postwar Europe

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199764556
eISBN:
9780199979578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199764556.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Historiography

This chapter discusses several historical commissions in Germany, Austria, and Italy, three countries where between 1945 and 1949 large numbers of eastern European Jews temporarily lived in Displaced ... More


“Vu ahin zol ikh geyn?”: Music Culture of Jewish Displaced Persons

Bret Werb

in Dislocated Memories: Jews, Music, and Postwar German Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199367481
eISBN:
9780199367504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199367481.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, History, Western

This chapter focuses on how the physical and psychological ordeal of displacement informed and inspired music-related activities among Jewish DPs, from the creation of a sui generis repertoire of ... More


After the War

Zoë Waxman

in Women in the Holocaust: A Feminist History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780199608683
eISBN:
9780191829109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608683.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

The final chapter explores Jewish life in the Displaced Persons (DP) camps. Whilst the Nazis had plunged everything into the wholesale murder of every Jewish man, woman, and child in occupied Europe, ... More


Home: From Tent Camp to Community

Beverly Bell

in Fault Lines: Views across Haiti's Divide

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452123
eISBN:
9780801468322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452123.003.0017
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the initiatives launched by social movements in Haiti to address ordinary people's housing problems in the post-earthquake era. More than a thousand displaced persons camps have ... More


Fault Lines: Views across Haiti's Divide

Beverly Bell

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452123
eISBN:
9780801468322
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452123.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

On January 12, 2010, a 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck Haiti, killing more than a quarter-million people and leaving another two million Haitians homeless. This book is a searing account of the first ... More


Women in the Holocaust: A Feminist History

Zoë Waxman

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780199608683
eISBN:
9780191829109
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608683.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

Despite some pioneering work by scholars, historians still find it hard to listen to the voices of women in the Holocaust. Learning more about both the women who survived and who did not survive the ... More


Elections: (In the Time of Cholera)

Beverly Bell

in Fault Lines: Views across Haiti's Divide

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452123
eISBN:
9780801468322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452123.003.0025
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on Haiti's national elections held on November 28, 2010. Fraud was rampant during the elections. Local authorities intimidated, committed violence, stuffed voting urns, and faked ... More


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