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Between Sorrow and Strength Women Refugees of the Nazi Period

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ISBN-10: 0521522854

ISBN-13: 9780521522854

Edition: 2002

Authors: Sibylle Quack, David Lazar, Christof Mauch

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Many refugees of the Nazi period have attracted considerable scholarly attention. Einstein, Thomas Mann, Hannah Arendt, among others, are all famous examples. In contrast, little is known about the lives of more typical refugees, their everyday lives in exile and emigration, their daily pain, sorrow, and underlying strength. This study shows, for the first time, how refugee women during the Nazi period endured, examining their important role in the survival of their families, and the meaning of exile and emigration for their future lives and careers. Between Sorrow and Strength combines essays by noted scholars in the field with eyewitness reports from contemporaries. It reveals a great…    
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List price: $45.99
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 11/7/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 392
Size: 6.02" wide x 9.06" long x 1.06" tall
Weight: 1.606

Christof Mauch is Director of the German Historical Institute in Washington, D.C., and a professor of modern history at the University of Cologne. He was the director of the OSS Oral History Project at Georgetown University and is the author or editor of more than a dozen books, mostly in German.Jeremiah M. Riemer is a translator living in Washington, DC.

Prologue: Jewish women in Nazi Germany before the emigration Marion Kaplan
A Global Search for Refuge
Jewish women exiled in France after 1933
Arrival at Camp de Gurs: an eyewitness report
Women �migr�s in England
England: an eyewitness report
Women �migr�s in Palestine: an eyewitness report
Naturally, many things were strange, but I could adapt: women �migr�s in the Netherlands
Refugee women from Czechoslovakia in Canada: an eyewitness report
Women in the Shanghai Jewish refugee community
Shanghai: an eyewitness report
German-Jewish women in Brazil: autobiography as cultural history
A year in the Brazilian interior: an eyewitness report
Refuge in the United States: Community and Institutions
Listen sensitively and act spontaneously - but skillfully: selfhelp: an eyewitness report
The National Council of Jewish Women and German-Jewish immigration
The Genossinnen and the Khaverim: Socialist women from the German-speaking lands and the American Jewish labor movement, 1939-1945
Occupations of
New women in exile: German women doctors and the emigration
Women �migr� psychologists and psychoanalysis in the United States
Destination social work - �migr�s in a women's profession
Chicken farming: not a dream but a nightmare: an eyewitness report
The occupation of women �migr�s: women lawyers in the United States
Fashioning Fortuna's whim: German-speaking women emigrant historians in the United States
Exile or emigration: social democratic women members of the Reichstag in the United States
Women's voices in American exile Guy Stern
Epilogue: the first sex