Stealth altruism : forbidden care as Jewish resistance in the Holocaust (Book, 2017) [WorldCat.org]
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Stealth altruism : forbidden care as Jewish resistance in the Holocaust

Author: Arthur B Shostak
Publisher: New York, NY : Transaction Publishers, [2017]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Though it has been nearly seventy years since the Holocaust, the human capacity for evil displayed by its perpetrators is still shocking and haunting. But the story of the Nazi attempt to annihilate European Jewry is not all we should remember of that horrifying time. An overlooked, empowering, and inspiring corollary--the Help Story--tells of secret, non-militant, high-risk efforts by Jewish victims to lessen the  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Shostak, Arthur B.
Stealth altruism.
New Brunswick : Transaction Publishers, [2017]
(DLC) 2016049932
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur B Shostak
ISBN: 9781412865036 1412865034 9781412865609 1412865603
OCLC Number: 961388565
Description: xxxvi, 319 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Motivators of consequence. Altruism and stealth altruism --
Judaism and stealth altruism --
Pre-camp horror and help. Prewar Germany --
War torn Europe --
Unearthly "planets". Nzi camps : Profile : Theresienstadt --
Horror story --
Predators and isolates --
Amidah. Stealth altruism under wraps --
Stealth altruism in the open --
Profile : A new perception of the holocaust / Betty Bleicher --
Carers. Jewish Menschen --
Profile: Camp doctor and nurse --
Carers up close --
Women carers --
Profile: Magda Herzberger --
Gentiles as carers --
Post holocaust responsibilities. Explaning neglect --
Remedying neglect --
Looking beyond.
Responsibility: Arthur B. Shostak.

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Though it has been nearly seventy years since the Holocaust, the human capacity for evil displayed by its perpetrators is still shocking and haunting. But the story of the Nazi attempt to annihilate  Read more...

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