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In the shadows of the Holocaust and communism : Czech and Slovak Jews since 1945

Author: Alena Heitlinger
Publisher: London : Routledge, 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"When traumatic historical events and transformations coincide with one's entry into young adulthood, the personal and historical significance of life-course transitions interact and intensify. In this volume, Alena Heitlinger examines identity formation among a generation of Czech and Slovak Jews who grew up under communism, coming of age during the de-Stalinization period of 1962-1968. Heitlinger's main focus is  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alena Heitlinger
ISBN: 9781351512893 1351512897 9781351512879 1351512870
OCLC Number: 1072017888
Notes: Originally published 2006 by Transaction Publishers.
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 238 pages)
Contents: Chapter 1 Czech and Slovak Jews of the Postwar Generation: An Overview --
chapter 2 The Socio-Political Context --
chapter 3 (Non)Remembering Jews and the Holocaust --
chapter 4 The Parental Generation of Holocaust Survivors --
chapter 5 The Postwar Generation: Coming to Terms with Jewishness --
chapter 6 Jewish Youth Groups of the 1960s --
chapter 7 Emigration and a Sense of Home --
chapter 8 The End of Czechoslovakia and the Reconstruction of Jewish Memory --
chapter 9 Institutional Renewal and Confl ict After 1989 --
chapter 10 Rethinking Jewishness and Jewish Identities --
chapter 11 Conclusion.
Responsibility: Alena Heitlinger.

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Examines identity formation among a generation of Czech and Slovak Jews who grew up under communism, coming of age during the de-Stalinization period of 1962-68. This book shows how history,  Read more...

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