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Children and play in the Holocaust : games among the shadows

Author: George Eisen
Publisher: Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, 1988.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Studies the importance of "playing" to the survival of children in Nazi organized ghettos and concentration camps. illustrates how the feeling of normalcy created through play, provided not only a means of control by adults ...
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Eisen, George, 1943-
Children and play in the Holocaust.
Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, 1988
(OCoLC)573359400
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Eisen
ISBN: 0870236210 9780870236211 087023708X 9780870237089
OCLC Number: 17385148
Description: xiv, 153 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The child and the Holocaust --
Play and community --
Play and the children --
Play and the human spirit --
They play before they die.
Responsibility: George Eisen.

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An interdisciplinary study of the Holocaust combining history, psychology and anthropology, which analyzes the use of play in Jewish communities to bring an element of sanity into the lives of young  Read more...

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