David, Miriam E. and Moos, Merilyn (Eds)
This book is not a study about the second generation but gives voice to the second generation themselves. It provides fascinating and unique insights as to how the ‘second generation’ feels about themselves and their place within...
A Holocaust Survivor Talks to Young People
Teaching the Holocaust is a difficult and sensitive task. The facts and figures are readily available but it is the individual experiences that engage and interest pupils and allow them to understand the full implications of the Holocaust. Consequently, this book by Trude...
Encounters with Primo Levi
Calcagno, Giorgio; Poli, Gabriella
Edited by: Angier, Carole
New in paperback April 2020
Primo Levi - chemist, Italian, Jew, survivor of Auschwitz - was one of the greatest writers of the twentieth century. His masterpiece, If This Is a Man, is still one of...
Although Auschwitz is probably the most well known of the Nazi extermination camps, it is Treblinka which is the most notorious. During the 13 months of its existence, 850,000 were robbed and murdered within its precincts. This camp, along with Belzec and Sobibor, also located in Poland, are often...
Italy and Britain
Edited by: Garau, Salvatore; Tilles, Daniel
Interwar European fascism is inextricably associated with anti-semitism - and, in particular, the destructive racial ideology and policies of the Nazis. Certainly, as the period progressed, anti-semitism did become an increasingly integral ideological component for European fascist movements, with Italy and Britain as...
Film and the Shoah in France and Italy is a uniquely comparative analysis of the role of cinema in the development of collective memories of the Shoah in these countries. The work follows a chronological structure of which three French documentaries - Night and Fog, The Sorrow, and The...
Religious Remembrance and the Literary Response to the Holocaust
Forgetting to Remember examines the remembrance of the Holocaust in literary texts by six European writers: Paul Celan, Geoffrey Hill, Gunter Grass, Imre Kertesz, Peter Weiss, and Samuel Beckett. Close readings of canonical texts - such as Grass's The Tin Drum...
The Holocaust and the Courtroom in American Fictive Film
New in paperback August 2021From Nuremberg to Hollywood is a transformative book that explores the evolving relationship between the act of bearing witness to the Holocaust in...
Challenging the Media, the Law and the Academy
Edited by: Herman, Gerald; Kaufman, Debra; Phillips, David; Ross, James
Reacting to the Irving / Lipstadt trial, the editors of this volume sought to use this latest trial as a catalyst to investigate the larger question that arose from what is now a century...
The Emergence and Development of the Holocaust Witness, 1941-1949
This original study into the development of the Holocaust witness is a groundbreaking contribution to the scholarship of early Holocaust testimony. From Victim to Survivor challenges the prevailing view that the Eichmann trial in 1961 was the impetus for the public...