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A community under siege : the Jews of Breslau under Nazism

Author: Abraham Ascher
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, ©2007.
Series: Stanford studies in Jewish history and culture.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This is a study of how the Jewish community of Breslau - the third largest and one of the most affluent in Germany - coped with Nazi persecution. Ascher has included the experiences of his immediate family, although the book is based mainly on archival sources, numerous personal reminiscences, as well as publications by the Jewish community in the 1930s. It is the first comprehensive study of a local Jewish  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Abraham Ascher
ISBN: 9780804755184 0804755183
OCLC Number: 86167933
Description: x, 324 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Jews settle in Breslau --
"Creeping persecution," 1933-1934 --
Calm before the storm --
Kristallnacht --
Tightening the screws, 1939-1941 --
The end.
Series Title: Stanford studies in Jewish history and culture.
Responsibility: Abraham Ascher.
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This is a study of how the Breslau Jewish community, the third largest and one of the most affluent in Germany, coped with Nazi persecution from 1933 until its liquidation in 1943.  Read more...

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