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Title Women in the Holocaust / edited by Dalia Ofer and Lenore J. Weitzman.

Imprint New Haven, CT : Yale University Press, c1998.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    940.5318 WOM    Available
Description vii, 402 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : the role of gender in the Holocaust / Lenore J. Weitzman and Dalia Ofer. I. Before the war. Gender and the Jewish family in modern Europe / Paula E. Hyman -- Keeping calm and weathering the storm : Jewish women's responses to daily life in Nazi Germany, 1933-1939 / Marion Kaplan -- The missing 52 percent : research on Jewish women in interwar Poland and its implications for Holocaust studies / Gershon Bacon -- Women in the Jewish Labor Bund in interwar Poland / Daniel Blatman -- Ordinary women in Nazi Germany : perpetrators, victims, followers, and bystanders / Gisela Bock. II. Life in the ghettos. The Grodno ghetto and its underground : a personal narrative / Liza Chapnik -- The key game / Ida Fink -- The status and plight of women in the Lodz ghetto / Michal Unger -- Gender issues in diaries and testimonies of the ghetto : the case of Warsaw / Dalia Ofer.
III. Resistance and rescue. In the ghetto and in the resistance : a personal narrative / Bronka Klibanski -- Living on the Aryan side in Poland : gender, passing, and the nature of resistance / Lenore J. Weitzman -- Women among the forest partisans / Nechama Tec -- Women in the French-Jewish underground : shield-bearers of the resistance? / Renée Poznanski -- Gisi Fleischmann / Yehuda Bauer. IV. Labor camps and concentration camps. One year in the black hole of our planet Earth : a personal narrative / Lidia Rosenfeld Vago -- Women in the forced-labor camps / Felicja Karay -- Women in Theresienstadt and the family camp in Birkenau / Ruth Bondy -- Memoirs of Auschwitz survivors : the burden of gender / Myrna Goldenberg -- The split between gender and the Holocaust / Joan Ringelheim -- Gendered suffering? : women in Holocaust testimonies / Lawrence L. Langer -- Women in Holocaust literature : engendering trauma memory / Sara R. Horowitz.
Subject Jewish women in the Holocaust.
Added Author Ofer, Dalia.
Weitzman, Lenore J.
ISBN 0300073542 (cl. : alk. paper) : $30.00
0300080808 (pbk : alk. paper) : $15.95

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