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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:   eBook : Document : 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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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Eisen, George, 1943-
Children and play in the Holocaust.
Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, 1988
(DLC) 87037468
(OCoLC)17385148
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: George Eisen
OCLC Number: 654716140
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 153 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
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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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 ...

But a psychological Force which allowed for spiritual survival. examines the nature of games played, emphasizing how games such as "blockade" and "gas Chamber" reflected the environment in which they were created and played.

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