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Author Jockusch, Laura.
Title Collect and record! : Jewish Holocaust documentation in early postwar Europe / Laura Jockusch.
Published New York, N.Y. : Oxford University Press, c2012.
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 Floor2  D804.348 .J63 2012    IN LIBRARY
Description xv, 320 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 281-307) and index.
Contents Early chroniclers of the Holocaust : Jewish historical commissions and documentation centers in the aftermath of the Second World War -- Khurbn-forshung : history writing as a Jewish response to catastrophe -- Writing French Judaism's "book of martyrdom" : Holocaust documentation in liberated France -- Writing Polish Jewry's "greatest national catastrophe" : Holocaust documentation in Communist Poland -- Writing history while sitting on packed suitcases : Holocaust documentation in the Jewish displaced persons camps of Germany, Austria, and Italy -- Joining forces to comprehend the Jewish catastrophe : the attempt to establish a European community of Holocaust researchers -- History writing as reconstruction : the beginnings of Holocaust research from the perspective of its victims -- Appendix : major participants in the Jewish historical commissions and documentation centers.
Subject Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Historiography.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Personal narratives -- Europe -- History and criticism.
Holocaust survivors -- Europe -- History.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Historiography.
Germany -- History -- 1933-1945 -- Historiography.
Memorial books (Holocaust)
Collective memory -- Europe.
Historiography -- Europe -- History -- 20th century.
ISBN 9780199764556 (hardback : acid-free paper)
0199764557 (hardback : acid-free paper)
OCLC number 775591909