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Shadows of the Shoah : Jewish identity and belonging

Author: Victor J Seidler
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Berg, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Exploring the painful dynamics of personal identity and belonging, Victor J. Seidler shares the difficulties of memory. How is it possible ever really to belong and feel safe and yet remember what happened to Jewish families in Poland? How can one remember without feeling overwhelmed by the terror? Crossing boundaries in a journey to Poland enabled the author to rethink a relationship between Judaism and modernity,  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Seidler, Victor J., 1945-
Shadows of the Shoah.
Oxford ; New York : Berg, 2000
(OCoLC)606323925
Named Person: Victor J Seidler; Victor J Seidler
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Victor J Seidler
ISBN: 1859733557 9781859733554 1859733603 9781859733608
OCLC Number: 42744867
Description: xii, 175 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Broken Histories --
2. Jewish Identities --
3. Memory and Mourning --
4. Fear and Belonging --
5. Living with the Shadows --
6. Out of the Ruins of Memory --
7. Even If We Were All Wise ... --
8. Creating Identities --
9. Burdened by Memory.
Responsibility: Victor Jeleniewski Seidler.
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Crossing boundaries in a journey to Poland enabled the author to rethink a relationship between Judaism and modernity, as well as to reflect on the painful histories between Poles and Jews. This book  Read more...

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'This compelling book shows the impact of the Holocaust on the children of survivors ... offers a perspective into the minds of those who are closest to the survivors.'Jewish Book World'A touching Read more...

 
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