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Neighbors : the destruction of the Jewish community in Jedwabne

Author: Jan Tomasz Gross
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Book : English
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One summer day in 1941, half of the Polish town of Jedwabne murdered the other half, 1,600 men, women, and children, all but seven of the town's Jews. This work pieces together eyewitness accounts  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jan Tomasz Gross
ISBN: 0691086672 9780691086675
OCLC Number: 605693658
Notes: Originally published: Sąsiedzi: historia zlałady żydowskiego miasteczka.
Awards: Long-listed for National Book Critics Circle Awards 2002.
Description: x, 261 p. ; 20 cm.
Contents: Acknowledgments ix Introduction 3 Outline of the Story 14 Sources 23 Before the War 33 Soviet Occupation, 1939-1941 41 The Outbreak of the Russo-German War and the Pogrom in Radzilow 54 Preparations 72 Who Murdered the Jews of Jedwabne? 79 The Murder 90 Plunder 105 Intimate Biographies 111 Anachronism 122 What Do People Remember? 126 Collective Responsibility 132 New Approach to Sources 138 Is It Possible to Be Simultaneously a Victim and a Victimizer?143 Collaboration 152 Social Support for Stalinism 164 For a New Historiography 168 Postscript 171 Notes 205 Index 249
Other Titles: Destruction of the Jewish community in Jedwabne
Responsibility: Jan T. Gross.

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National Book Award Finalist Selected Entry for the National Book Critics Circle Award "Nothing could have prepared the 1,600 Jews in Jedwabne, a town in northeast Poland, for the hell of their final Read more...

 
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