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Holocaust survivors : a biographical dictionary

Author: Emily Taitz
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
For the Jewish people, the span of years from 1933-1945, represents one of the most devastating in their three-thousand year history. It is often called in Hebrew Shoah, which is best translated as "devastation." The Roma and Sinti peoples named it the Porrajmos, the "great devouring." In English it has come to be referred to as the Holocaust, an expression that implies not only the utter terror and destruction of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Personal narratives, Jewish
Personal narratives
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Emily Taitz
ISBN: 9780313336768 0313336768 9780313336775 0313336776 9780313336782 0313336784
OCLC Number: 87475722
Description: 2 volumes (xliv, 676 pages) : illustrations, maps ; 27 cm
Contents: v. 1. A-L --
v. 2. M-Z.
Responsibility: Emily Taitz.
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Although there are more and more Holocaust memoirs on the market, this essential collection is the first to present such a large number of biographical profiles of survivors for a broad readership.  Read more...


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"No one should read too much of this set at oncethe cumulative effect of 278 entries describing the lives of Holocaust survivors is numbing. Independent scholar Taitz has selected representative Read more...

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