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Silence and Refusal: Refugees, Race, and Economic Development

Neil Smith

in American Empire: Roosevelt's Geographer and the Prelude to Globalization

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520230279
eISBN:
9780520931527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230279.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines Bowman's role in dealing with the refugees of the Second World War, especially the Nazi genocide. Bowman's work on the pioneer fringe and his pursuit of a “science of ... More


Ideology and Atrocity

Valerie Hartouni

in Visualizing Atrocity: Arendt, Evil, and the Optics of Thoughtlessness

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814738498
eISBN:
9780814738993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814738498.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter explores the Nazi genocide directly. It argues that it was the pursuit and repeated failure—between 1939 and 1941—of economic and utilitarian goals drafted in the context of social ... More


Early Swedish Information about the Nazis’ Mass Murder of the Jews

Józef Lewandowski and Gwido Zlatkes

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/9781874774600.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter evaluates when and how the outside world came to know about the Nazi genocide during the Second World War. In Sweden, there has been considerable public and private debate on this ... More


Visualizing Atrocity: Arendt, Evil, and the Optics of Thoughtlessness

Valerie Hartouni

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814738498
eISBN:
9780814738993
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814738498.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book takes Hannah Arendt's provocative and polarizing account of the 1961 trial of Nazi official Adolf Eichmann as its point of departure for reassessing some of the serviceable myths that have ... More


Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 20: Making Holocaust Memory

Gabriel N. Finder, Natalia Aleksiun, and Antony Polonsky (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113058
eISBN:
9781800342613
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113058.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Although the reconciliation of Jewish and Polish memories of the Holocaust is the central issue in contemporary Polish–Jewish relations, this is the first attempt to examine these divisive memories ... More


Normalization and Its Discontents: Jews and Cultural Purpose

Adam Sutcliffe

in What Are Jews For?: History, Peoplehood, and Purpose

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691188805
eISBN:
9780691201931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691188805.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter concentrates on the question of normalcy and its relationship to twentieth-century notions of Jewish distinctiveness and purpose. It describes how the idea of a special Jewish mission ... More


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

Antony Polonsky

Antony Polonsky (ed.)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774600
eISBN:
9781800340701
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774600.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The assessment of the Nazi genocide in Poland, an issue which has deeply divided Poles and Jews, lies at the core of this volume. Also included are discussions of Polish attitudes to the nearly ... More


Conclusion

Marion Kaplan

in Hitler's Jewish Refugees: Hope and Anxiety in Portugal

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780300244250
eISBN:
9780300249507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300244250.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This concluding chapter explains that Jewish refugees' daily lives and feelings, their objective escapes and subjective fears, are part and parcel of the Holocaust and can expand one's sense of its ... More


Paper Epitaphs of a Holocaust Memorial: Zofia Nałkowska’s Medallions

Diana Kuprel

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/9781874774600.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter addresses Zofa Nałkowska's literary Holocaust memorial Medallions, which was written in 1945 and first published in 1946. Considered a masterpiece in anti-fascist world literature, ... More


Good against Evil? H.G. Adler, T.W. Adorno and the Representation of the Holocaust

Jeremy Adler

in Social Theory after the Holocaust

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239659
eISBN:
9781846314087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853239659.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter explains why one should consider H.G. Adler when debating on the Nazi genocide. Adler was an academic by profession, and then a poet later on, which profession he used to transpose his ... More


Hiding

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/9780199608683.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

Chapter 2 looks at the women who survived at the periphery of the Nazi genocide—by hiding in the countryside, towns, and cities of German-occupied countries such as Poland, Lithuania, Latvia, and the ... More


Arresting Time: W. G. Sebald's Austerlitz

Amir Eshel

in Futurity: Contemporary Literature and the Quest for the Past

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226924953
eISBN:
9780226924960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226924960.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter examines W. G. Sebald's novel Austerlitz. Invoking by turns the rapid economic growth of the nineteenth century, colonialism, the Second World War, the Holocaust, and the Cold War, the ... More


The Making of a Soviet War Photographer and the German Occupation of Kerch

David Shneer

in Grief: The Biography of a Holocaust Photograph

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190923815
eISBN:
9780197504611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190923815.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter introduces the reader to Dmitri Baltermants, beginning with his birth to a Warsaw-based Jewish family and then describing his development as a Soviet photographer in the 1930s. A ... More


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