Flight from the Reich Refugee Jews, 1933-1946
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Description: As persecution, war, and deportation savaged their communities, Jews tried to flee Nazi Europe through both legal and clandestine routes. In this riveting tale of Jewish refugees during and after the Nazi era, Debórah Dwork and Robert Jan van Pelt thread together official papers and personal accounts to weave the history of refugees’ lives into the history of the Holocaust.An important and wide-ranging new history. . . . Dwork and van Pelt show [that] the story of the refugees . . . is crucial to any understanding of the Nazi war against the Jews.—TabletCombining exceptional research with riveting narrative, Flight from the Reich illuminates a less-known chapter in the history of the Holocaust: the accounts of the few who made it to safety.—Henry KissingerA bright shining accomplishment in Holocaust studies. . . . This is a great and powerful book . . . a masterpiece in its own right.—Open Letters
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $18.95
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/13/2012
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 1.25" tall
Toronto-based Robert Jan van Pelt is co-author of Auschwitz and Holocaust . Pelt is University Professor at the University of Waterloo, Canada.
|1933 The End of an Era|
|People: The First to Flee|
|Places: A Homeland in Palestine|
|Papers: Passports in a Closed World|
|Problems: Minority Rights and Jews as a Minority|
|1933-1938 The Screws Tighten|
|People: Officials and Their Solutions|
|Places: A Life Anywhere|
|Papers: Visa Stamps Offer Hope|
|Problems: The Rupture of Departure|
|1939-1942 Toward Genocide|
|People: Passeurs: Guides to Freedom|
|Places: Caught in Internment Camps|
|Papers: Loved Ones Become Letters|
|Problems: Life as a Refugee|
|People: Sherit Hapleita: The Surviving Remnant|
|Places: Where Now?|
|Papers: Lists of the Living|