"We are here" : new approaches to Jewish displaced persons in postwar Germany (Book, 2010) [WorldCat.org]
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"We are here" : new approaches to Jewish displaced persons in postwar Germany

Author: Avinoam J Patt; Michael Berkowitz
Publisher: Detroit : Wayne State University Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats

By the spring of 1947, less than two years after Nazi Germany's defeat, some 250,000 Jewish refugees remained in the displaced persons camps of Germany, Italy, and Austria. This title collects  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Avinoam J Patt; Michael Berkowitz
ISBN: 9780814333501 0814333508
OCLC Number: 318878796
Description: x, 357 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm
Contents: Entangled histories and lost memories: Jewish survivors in occupied Germany, 1945-49 / Atina Grossmann --
A folk monument to our destruction and heroism: Jewish historical commissions in the displaced persons camps of Germany, Austria, and Italy / Laura Jockusch --
Representing the experiences of children in the Holocaust: children's survivor testimonies published in Fun Letsten Hurbn, Munich, 1946-49 / Boaz Cohen --
Living in Landsberg, dreaming of Deganiah: Jewish displaced youths and Zionism after the Holocaust / Avinoam J. Patt --
Face to face: American Jews and Holocaust survivors, 1946-54 / Beth B. Cohen --
Perceptions of Jewish displaced persons as criminals in early Postwar Germany: lingering stereotypes and self-fulfilling prophecies / Michael Berkowitz and Suzanne Brown-Fleming --
The reshaping of Jewish communities and identities in Frankfurt and Zeilsheim in 1945 / Laura J. Hilton --
The experience of the displaced persons in Bergen-Belsen: unique or typical case? / Hagit Lavsky --
Jewish observance in Amalek's shadow: mourning, marriage, and birth rituals among displaced persons in Germany / Margarete Myers Feinstein --
"We long for a home": songs and survival among Jewish displaced persons / Shirli Gilbert --
Dangling roots? Yiddish language and culture in the German diaspora / Tamar Lewinsky.
Responsibility: edited by Avinoam J. Patt and Michael Berkowitz.
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