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The Holocaust and the book : destruction and preservation

Author: Jonathan Rose
Publisher: Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, ©2001.
Series: Studies in print culture and the history of the book.
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Between 1933 and 1945, Nazi Germany destroyed an estimated 100 million books throughout occupied Europe. this book includes the development of Nazi censorship policies, the Library of the Vilna ghetto, the use of fine printing by the Dutch underground, and the experience of reading in the ghettos and concentration camps.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Rose
ISBN: 1558492534 9781558492530 9781558496439 1558496432
OCLC Number: 43662080
Description: vi, 314 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: The Nazi attack on "un-German" literature, 1933-1945 / Leonidas E. Hill --
Bloodless torture: the books of the Roman ghetto under the Nazi occupation / Stanislao G. Pugliese --
The confiscation of Jewish books in Salonika in the Holocaust / Yitzchak Kerem --
Embers plucked from the fire: the rescue of Jewish cultural treasures in Vilna / David E. Fishman --
"The Jewish question" and censorship in the USSR / Arlen Viktorovich Blium; introduced, translated, and annotated by George Durman and Donna M. Farina --
The secret voice: clandestine fine printing in the Netherlands, 1940-1945 / Sigrid Pohl Perry --
Reading and writing during the Holocaust as described by Yisker books / Rosemary Horowitz --
Polish books in exile: cultural booty across two continents, through two wars / Sem C. Sutter --
The library in the Vilna ghetto / Dina Abramowicz --
Library and reading room in the Vilna ghetto, Strashun Street 6 / Herman Kruk; translated by Zachary M. Baker --
When the printed word celebrates the human spirit / Charlotte Cuthmann Opfermann --
Crying for freedom: the written word as I experienced it during World War II / Annette Biemond Peck --
Zarathustra as educator? The Nietzsche archive in German history / John Rodden --
Convivencia under fire: genocide and book burning in Bosnia / András Riedlmayer --
Jewish print culture and the Holocaust: a bibliographic survey / Joy A. Kingsolver and Andrew B. Wertheimer.
Series Title: Studies in print culture and the history of the book.
Responsibility: edited by Jonathan Rose.

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