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Children During the Holocaust

ISBN-10: 0759119848

ISBN-13: 9780759119840

Edition: 2011

Authors: Patricia Heberer

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List price: $55.00
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: AltaMira Press
Publication date: 5/31/2011
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 556
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.244
Language: English

Patricia Heberer is a historian with the Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. She is the museum’s in-house specialist on medical crimes and eugenics policies in Nazi Germany.nbsp; nbsp; Jürgen Matthäus is the director for applied research at the Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. He is the coeditor ofContemporary Responses to the Holocaustand a contributor to Christopher R. Browning’sThe Origins of the Final Solution: The Evolution of Nazi Jewish Policy, September 1939–March 1942(Nebraska 2004).nbsp; nbsp; Contributors include: Donald Bloxham, Jonathan Friedman, Richard J. Golsan, Patricia Heberer, Michael R. Marrus, Jürgen Matthäus, John K. Roth, Ulf Schmidt, Rebecca Wittmann, and Lisa Yavnai.

Author's Introduction
Abbreviations
Introduction
Children in the Early Years of Antisemitic Persecution
From Assimilation to Marginalization
In the Schoolroom
"I Decide Who Is a Jew"
Training Youth for Jobs Abroad
Reichskristallnacht
The Dismissal of Jewish Children from "German" Schools
What's in a Name? Israel and Sara
Children and the War
The First Taste of Conflict
Caught in the Crossfire: The War on Civilians
The War's Long Shadow: The Last Years of Conflict
Lives in the Balance: Escape and Deportation
Strangers in a Strange Land: Emigration
Victims of Einsatzgruppen Activity
"We've Been Picked Up": Roundups and Deportations
Children in the World of the Ghetto
Into the Ghetto
"The Garden of Eden": Education in the Lodz Ghetto
"Give Me Your Children": The "Children's Actions"
Death and Survival in the Ghetto
Children in the Concentration Camp Universe
At the Edge of the Abyss
Death at Auschwitz
In a Living Hell: Survival in Camps
Children in the Web of Racial Hygiene Policy
Compulsory Sterilization
The Many Faces of Lebensborn
"Euthanasia"
The Danger of "Gypsy Blood": Roma and Sinti
Children as "Research Material"
The Lives of Others: "Aryan" Children and the Nazi Regime
Youth Organizations in the Third Reich
Nonconformity and Dissidence: The Edelweiss Pirates
Hearts and Minds: Nazi Propaganda
Perpetrators and Victims
German Children and the War
The World of the Child
Escape into Learning
At Play during the Holocaust
Innocence and Knowledge
In Hopes and Dreams: Coping with the Holocaust
Children and Resistance and Rescue
Youth and Armed Resistance
Unarmed Resistance: The Children's War
In Hiding
Children and Aid Organizations: The Politics of Rescue
When Rescue Fails
Elsewhere, Perhaps? Children and the End of the Holocaust
"Over This Field of Death, Peace Breaks Out": Liberation
The Search for Family Members
Where Is Home?
The Process of Remembering
List of Documents
Bibliography
Glossary
Index
About the Authors