Who will write our history? : rediscovering a hidden archive from the Warsaw Ghetto (Book, 2009) [WorldCat.org]
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Who will write our history? : rediscovering a hidden archive from the Warsaw Ghetto

Author: Samuel D Kassow
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 2009.
Series: Helen and Martin Schwartz lectures in Jewish studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Vintage books edView all editions and formats
Summary:
In 1940, in the Jewish ghetto of Nazi-occupied Warsaw, the Polish historian Emanuel Ringelblum established a clandestine scholarly organization called the Oyneg Shabes to record the experiences of the ghetto's inhabitants. For three years, members of the Oyneb Shabes worked in secret to chronicle the lives of hundreds of thousands as they suffered starvation, disease, and deportation by the Nazis. Shortly before the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Emanuel Ringelblum; Emanuel Ringelblum; Emanuel Ringelblum
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Samuel D Kassow
ISBN: 9780307455864 0307455866 9780141039688 014103968X
OCLC Number: 244177189
Notes: "Originally published in hardcover in the United States by Indiana University Press, Bloomington, in 2007"--Title page verso.
Description: xiii, 523 pages, 14 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: From "Bichuch" to Warsaw --
Borochov's disciple --
History for the people --
Organizing the community: self-help and relief --
A band of comrades --
The different voices of Polish Jewry --
Traces of life and death: texts from the archive --
The tidings of job --
A historian's final mission.
Series Title: Helen and Martin Schwartz lectures in Jewish studies.
Responsibility: Samuel D. Kassow.
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In the Autumn of 1940 the Jews of Warsaw were forced into a crowded ghetto, enduring unimaginable conditions until most were killed. Yet, amid this, one man, Emanuel Ringelblum, started an  Read more...

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