Cadaverland : inventing a pathology of catastrophe for Holocaust survival : the limits of medical knowledge and memory in France (Book, 2009) [WorldCat.org]
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Cadaverland : inventing a pathology of catastrophe for Holocaust survival : the limits of medical knowledge and memory in France

Author: Michael Dorland
Publisher: Waltham, Mass. : Brandeis University Press ; Hanover [N.H.] : Published by University Press of New England, ©2009.
Series: Tauber Institute for the Study of European Jewry series (Unnumbered)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In this extraordinary study, Michael Dorland explores sixty years of medical attempts by French doctors (mainly in the fields of neuropsychiatry and psychoanalysis) to describe the effects of concentration camp incarceration on Holocaust survivors." "Dorland begins with a discussion of the liberation of concentration camp survivors, their stay in deportation camps, and eventual return to France, analyzing the  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Dorland
ISBN: 9781584657842 1584657847
OCLC Number: 318878256
Description: xviii, 275 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: My French "Jewish question" --
The real --
Condensation --
Displacement --
Inversion --
Dilemma --
Conclusion : prosthesis.
Series Title: Tauber Institute for the Study of European Jewry series (Unnumbered)
Other Titles: Cadaver land :
Responsibility: Michael Dorland.

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