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Slavonic Literary Syllabic Verse

M. L. Gasparov

in A History of European Versification

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198158790
eISBN:
9780191673368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198158790.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, European Literature

In the 9th to 17th centuries, there is a rise of literature written in verse in the Slavonic languages. The can be broken down to three periods: the Bulgarian period from the 9th to the 12th ... More


Nechama Tec Defiance: The Bielski Partisans: (New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1993); pp. xiii + 276

Franklin Littell

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 11: Focusing on Aspects and Experiences of Religion

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774051
eISBN:
9781800340688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774051.003.0036
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter assesses Nechama Tec's book, Defiance: The Bielski Partisans, which introduces a new aspect to the history of the Holocaust period. The book details how several hundred men, women, and ... More


Week Two

Jonathan Boyarin

in Mornings at the Stanton Street Shul: A Summer on the Lower East Side

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823239009
eISBN:
9780823239047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239009.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter brings us for the first time into the Stanton Street Shul itself, describing the author's reminiscences of the morning minyan in past years. It includes reflections on the experience of ... More


Wars of All against All

Levene Mark

in The Crisis of Genocide: Annihilation II: The European Rimlands 1939-1953

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199683048
eISBN:
9780191763137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199683048.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter considers the degree to which total war, or its variants, is the same thing as, or leads to genocide. It looks at the levels of inter-state conflict between 1939 and 1945, contrasting ... More


On Methodology: Oral History and the Nazi Genocide

Anika Walke

in Pioneers and Partisans: An Oral History of Nazi Genocide in Belorussia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199335534
eISBN:
9780190251581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199335534.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The chapter discusses oral history’s central role in helping to reconstruct unknown history as well as deciphering dynamics of personal and social memory. It establishes the notion of memory as ... More


Between Tradition and Transformation: Soviet Jews in the 1930s

Anika Walke

in Pioneers and Partisans: An Oral History of Nazi Genocide in Belorussia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199335534
eISBN:
9780190251581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199335534.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The chapter introduces the lives of women and men who grew up in the small villages of Ryzhkovichi and Slavnoe, midsize towns Rogachev and Bobruisk, and the capital of Belorussia, Minsk. The ... More


The End of Childhood: Young Soviet Jews in the Minsk Ghetto

Anika Walke

in Pioneers and Partisans: An Oral History of Nazi Genocide in Belorussia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199335534
eISBN:
9780190251581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199335534.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The chapter focuses on the implications of living through occupation and genocide in Minsk, emphasizing individual and collective strategies of youth trapped in a ghetto of up to 55,000 people. ... More


Suffering and Survival: The Destruction of Jewish Communities in Eastern Belorussia

Anika Walke

in Pioneers and Partisans: An Oral History of Nazi Genocide in Belorussia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199335534
eISBN:
9780190251581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199335534.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Picking up on the lives of Frieda Ped’ko, Grigorii Erenburg, and Alevtina Kuprikhina, who are introduced in chapter 1, the chapter sharpens the account of survival and destruction in Eastern ... More


Fighting for Life and Victory: Refugees from the Ghettos and the Soviet Partisan Movement

Anika Walke

in Pioneers and Partisans: An Oral History of Nazi Genocide in Belorussia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199335534
eISBN:
9780190251581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199335534.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The narrative follows several youths who managed to escape ghetto and sure death in Eastern parts of Belorussia and joined Soviet partisan units. Often considered too young to fight, the refugees ... More


Of Refuge and Resistance: Labor for Survival in the “Zorin Family Unit”

Anika Walke

in Pioneers and Partisans: An Oral History of Nazi Genocide in Belorussia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199335534
eISBN:
9780190251581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199335534.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The chapter looks at the experiences of adolescents who escaped the Minsk ghetto and found refuge in a so-called “family unit,” a partisan detachment that provided a safe haven for several hundred ... More


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