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The shame of survival : working through a Nazi childhood

Author: Ursula R Mahlendorf
Publisher: University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"An autobiographical account of the author's childhood and young adulthood in Nazi Germany, the postwar occupation, and her eventual relocation to the West. Contributes to current debates on history and memory, and on everyday and women's history from a feminist, psychoanalytically informed perspective"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Autobiographie 1929-1954
Erlebnisbericht
Personal narratives
Autobiographies
Biographies
Personal narratives, German
Biography
Named Person: Ursula R Mahlendorf; Ursula R Mahlendorf; Ursula R Mahlendorf; Ursula R Mahlendorf; Ursula R Mahlendorf
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ursula R Mahlendorf
ISBN: 9780271034478 0271034475 0271034483 9780271034485
OCLC Number: 239240405
Description: 365 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents: My family and the Nazis, 1929-1936 --
A small quarry town, 1936-1938 --
Kristallnacht and the beginning of World War II, 1938-1940 --
Today Germany belongs to us, tomorrow the whole world, 1940-1941 --
You are the future leadership of the Hitler youth, 1941-1942 --
Between conformity and rebellion, 1942-1944 --
In the belly of the beast: the teacher seminary, 1944-1945 --
The big wheels are leaving for the West, January-March 1945 --
We don't kill, we heal: the Russian Invasion, 1945 --
My hometown becomes Polish, 1945-1946 --
Refugee in the promised land of the West: return to school, 1946-1948 --
Finding an intellectual home: university, 1949-1954.
Responsibility: Ursula Mahlendorf.
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"The Shame of Survival is a compelling memoir of a girl's experiences growing up in Nazi Germany that analyzes the lifelong implications of Nazi indoctrination on a sensitive, thoughtful young woman. Read more...

 
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