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Camps Go Global: Lessons, Legacies, and Forgotten Solidarities

Aidan Forth

in Barbed-Wire Imperialism: Britain's Empire of Camps, 1876-1903

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520293960
eISBN:
9780520967267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293960.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Britain’s empire of camps set a template for military detention during World War I and World War II as well as for humanitarian management throughout the twentieth century. British concentration ... More


Witness for the Prosecution: Films at Nuremberg

Leshu Torchin

in Creating the Witness: Documenting Genocide on Film, Video, and the Internet

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676224
eISBN:
9781452948812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676224.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter examines the role of cinematic technologies in the performance of international justice, with particular emphasis on three films in the first set of International Military Tribunals ... More


The Bricolage of Death: Jewish Possessions and the Fashioning of the Prisoner Elite in Auschwitz-Birkenau, 1942–1945

Noah Benninga

in Objects of War: The Material Culture of Conflict and Displacement

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781501720079
eISBN:
9781501720086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501720079.003.0008
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter focuses on elite prisoners in Nazi concentration camps, where block elders and other elite prisoners appropriated clothing and personal goods stolen from other inmates to instantiate ... More


Władysław Bartoszewski. Das Warschauer Ghetto - wie es wirklich war. Zeugenbericht eines Christen. Mit einer Einleitung von Stanislaw Lem. Frankfurt-am-Main: Fischer Taschenbuch Verlag. 1983. Pp. 124.

John P. Fox

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 1: Poles and Jews: Renewing the Dialogue

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113171
eISBN:
9781800340589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113171.003.0048
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter studies the works of Władysław Bartoszewski and Oswald Amstler. Almost half of Bartoszewski's present account is a useful presentation of contemporary documents and records of events ... More


From ‘Madagaskar’ to Sachsenhausen: Singing about ‘Race’ in a Nazi Camp

Bret Werb and Barbara Milewski

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 16: Focusing on Jewish Popular Culture and Its Afterlife

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774730
eISBN:
9781800340732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774730.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter studies the large and varied repertoire of songs created by Polish prisoners in Nazi concentration camps. Most common of these compositions are parodies of songs popular before the war. ... More


Hell in Our Time

Rachel Falconer

in Hell in Contemporary Literature: Western Descent Narratives since 1945

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748617630
eISBN:
9780748651733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748617630.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter examines the modern views of Hell, beginning by addressing the question ‘is Hell a fable’? Here it looks at various representations of Hell, such as the supposed resemblance between the ... More


Dan Porat, Bitter Reckoning: Israel Tries Holocaust Survivors as Nazi Collaborators. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2019. 276 pp.

Anat Helman (ed.)

in No Small Matter: Features of Jewish Childhood

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197577301
eISBN:
9780197577332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197577301.003.0020
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter looks at Dan Porat's important book, Bitter Reckoning: Israel Tries Holocaust Survivors as Nazi Collaborators (2019). The focus of Porat's book is the so-called kapo trials that were ... More


Review Essays Recent Books on the Catholic Church in Poland

John T. Pawlikowski

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 13: Focusing on the Holocaust and its Aftermath

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774600
eISBN:
9781800340701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774600.003.0033
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter explores four review essays. The first essay considers recent books on the Catholic Church in Poland, which raise issues that are crucial to a continued Polish–Jewish dialogue. The ... More


The Power of Uncertainty: Interpreting the Passion of Perpetua and Felicitas

Philippe Mesnard

in Perpetua's Passions: Multidisciplinary Approaches to the Passio Perpetuae et Felicitatis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199561889
eISBN:
9780191804397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199561889.003.0020
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter first discusses the way in which The Passion of Perpetua and Felicitas falls within research conducted previously, the corpus of which is composed of literary texts dealing with Nazi ... More


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