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Matters of testimony : interpreting the scrolls of Auschwitz

Author: Nicholas Chare; Dominic Williams
Publisher: New York ; Oxford : Berghahn Books, 2016.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1944, a number of Sonderkommando-"special squads" of Jewish prisoners who kept the gas chambers running smoothly-buried on the grounds of Auschwitz a series of remarkable eyewitness accounts. This  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Personal narratives
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Chare, Nicholas, author.
Matters of testimony
(DLC) 2015013049
(OCoLC)906936745
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nicholas Chare; Dominic Williams
ISBN: 9781782389996 1782389997
OCLC Number: 935494727
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Introduction: matters of testimony --
Matters of history --
Zalman Gradowski: literature in the death factory --
Scattered selves: the stories of Leyb Langfus --
Final arrangements: Zalman Lewental's histories of resistance --
Characters and letters: Chaim Herman and Marcel Nadjary --
The camera eye: four photographs from Birkenau --
Conclusion: crossing the circle of flame.
Responsibility: Nicholas Chare and Dominic Williams.
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"This is a major book that changes the field. It is a brilliant and original work of superb historical research and profoundly affecting cultural analysis." * Griselda Pollock, University of Leeds

 
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