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Numbered days : diaries and the Holocaust

Numbered days : diaries and the Holocaust

Author: Alexandra Garbarini
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
As the Nazis swept across Europe during World War II, Jewish victims wrote diaries in which they grappled with the terror unfolding around them. Some wrote simply to process the contradictory bits of news they received; some wrote so that their children, already safe in another country, might one day understand what had happened to their parents; and some wrote to furnish unknown readers in the outside world with  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Personal narratives
Récits personnels
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Garbarini, Alexandra, 1973-
Numbered days.
New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2006
(DLC) 2006003339
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alexandra Garbarini
ISBN: 9780300135039 0300135033 9786611734473 6611734473
OCLC Number: 191735212
Language Note: English.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Awards: Commended for National Jewish Book Award (Holocaust) 2006
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 262 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Historical and theoretical considerations --
Historians and Martyrs --
News readers --
Family correspondents --
Reluctant messengers --
A stone under history's wheel.
Responsibility: Alexandra Garbarini.
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Drawing on an array of unpublished and published diaries from all over German-occupied Europe, this work explores the multiple roles that diary writing played in the lives of these ordinary women and  Read more...


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"A brilliant, thoughtful, and groundbreaking study of adult diarists writing during the Holocaust."-Alexandra Zapruder, author of Salvaged Pages: Young Writers' Diaries of the Holocaust -- Read more...

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