7 edition of Women and the Holocaust - Volume XXII found in the catalog.
March 25, 1999
by University Press of America
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||168|
Women and the Holocaust brings together essays by leading scholars in the field of Shoah Studies that derive from disciplines such as literary criticism, religious studies, history, sociology, and film studies while focusing on the unique experiences of women in the Holocaust/5(1). Jewish women in the Holocaust refers to women who were Jewish and imprisoned in Europe in Nazi concentration camps or in hiding to prevent capture by the Nazis during the Holocaust between and Of the estimated six million Jews who were killed during the Holocaust, 2 million of them were women. Jewish women were sexually harassed, raped, yelled at, beaten, were victims of Nazi human.
This edited volume adds to this small but growing literature that gives voice to women's experiences. It shows a variety of ways in which scholars can highlight women's experiences by using gender as an analytical category in understanding how the Holocaust victimized women and men differently. She posits that men and women "experience, remember, and recount events differently" (p. 33). Bos's categories become the basis for the sectional divisions of the book. Part II, "Women' Experiences: Gender, the Nazis, and the Holocaust," focuses exclusively on non-Jewish women.
In , for the first time in twenty-nine years of conferences, the Annual Scholars’ Conference on the Holocaust and the Churches presented a plenary on women and the Holocaust. As co-chairs of this plenary, Dr. Myrna Goldenberg and I decided to feature recent scholarly books on the subject and to entitle the session “Women’s Holocaust History: Books in Print. It was first published in our co-edited book Women in the Holocaust, Yale University Press, (2) Marion Kaplan, Between Dignity and Despair: Jewish Life in Nazi Germany (Oxford University.
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The edited volume adds to this small but growing literature that gives voice to women's experiences. It shows a variety of way in which scholars can highlight women's experiences by using gender as an analytical category in understanding how the Holocaust victimized women and men differently>>> (Lynn Rapaport Shofar Summer Vol.
20, No.4) Like all good books on the Shoah, Cited by: 8. As Jews throughout Europe faced Nazi persecution, Jewish women--wives, daughters, mothers--encountered special problems and had particular vulnerabilities.
This is the first book of original scholarship devoted to women in the Holocaust. By examining women's unique responses, their incredible resourcefulness, their courage, and their suffering, the book enhances our understanding /5(2). "Waxman's achievement is to increase the visibility of women's diverse experiences through a compact and readable synthesis" --Holocaust and Genocide Studies.
Women in the Holocaust is a powerful book. It is powerful because of the nuanced account of female experiences to which Holocaust research has paid less attention so by: 4. Dark, haunting, but full of hope, “No Woman’s Land” is a testament to the love that is stronger than fear and death itself.
Book two in "Women and the Holocaust" series. Also in the same series: "Emilia" (book 1) "Auschwitz Syndrome (book 3). Testimonies of Holocaust survivors, written especially for this book, shed light on women’s lives in the ghettos, the Jewish resistance movement, and the concentration camps.
The narratives personalize and exemplify many of the larger themes explored in other chapters by Holocaust historians, sociologists, and literary experts. The edited volume adds to this small but growing literature that gives voice to women's experiences.
It shows a variety of way in which scholars can highlight women's experiences by using gender as an analytical category in understanding how the Holocaust victimized women and men differently> -- Lynn Rapaport * Shofar: An Interdisciplinary Journal Of Jewish Studies, Summer Vol.
20, No Despite some pioneering work by scholars, historians still find it hard to listen to the voices of women in the Holocaust. Learning more about the women who both survived and did not survive the Nazi genocide - through the testimony of the women themselves - not only increases our understanding of this terrible period in history, but makes us rethink our relationship to the gendered nature of.
Using testimonies, Nazi documents, memoirs, and artistic representations, this volume broadens and deepens comprehension of Jewish women's experiences of rape and other forms of sexual violence during the Holocaust. The book goes beyond previous studies, and challenges claims that Jewish women were not sexually violated during the s: 1.
Gypsies, Polish women and women with disabilities were also persecuted and taken to concentration camps. Ravensbruck was a camp designed for women and children, with more thanheld prisoner there.
Up to 92, died of starvation, exhaustion and illness or were executed. The persecution faced by women in the camps was horrific.
This article focuses on the sexual abuse of Jewish women by German men during the Holocaust. It rejects the myth that laws forbidding Rassenschande would prevent the rape of Jewish women and argues that genocidal conditions provided fertile soil for such abuses. It examines some of the reasons that scholars have shied away from discussing this issue.
Different Voices is the most thoroughgoing examination of women’s experiences of the Holocaust ever compiled. It gathers together–for the first time in a single volume–the latest insights of scholars, the powerful testimony of survivors, and the eloquent Reviews: I nformation on sexual violence during the Holocaust is not well known, as much of the discoveries were made fairly recently.
In fact, it is still a controversial topic; some believe that the topic distracts people from the significance of the Holocaust. Others think that there must be reasons why the survivors did not speak out and insist that the topic not be pushed.
In these studies, the communist regimes after World War II often provide a productive framework for studying women and the Holocaust.
This truly international volume features contributions by eminent authors, including pioneers in the field, as well as upcoming literary scholars and historians who delve into previously unmapped archives. The essays in Women in the Holocaust, edited by Dalia Ofer and Lenore J.
Weitzman, contain a broad geographic scope and range of experiences, with the focus on the women as their common denominator. This book is the outgrowth of an unprecedented conference on women and the Holocaust organized by Ofer and Weitzman at Hebrew University in The.
Mein Kampf (German: [maɪn ˈkampf]; My Struggle or My Fight) is a autobiographical manifesto by Nazi Party leader Adolf work describes the process by which Hitler became antisemitic and outlines his political ideology and future plans for Germany.
Volume 1 of Mein Kampf was published in and Volume 2 in The book was edited first by Emil Maurice, then by Hitler's.
on women and the Holocaust. This educational product aims to help high school students better understand the experiences of Jewish and Roma and Sinti women during this period of upheaval and. This study looks at the intersection of Holocaust trauma and memory and that of sexual violence.
It focuses on the psychological aftermath of sexual violence as described by survivors of the Holocaust in the Shoah Foundation Institute’s Visual History Archive. It examines how female Australian survivors articulate their experiences of rape or sexual molestation and how they have struggled to.
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Contents: Problem of Edith Stein: Jewess and Catholic saint / Zev Garber --Lesbians and the Holocaust / Amy Elman --Reproduction and resistance during the Holocaust / Katharina von Kellenbach --In a world shorn of color: toward a feminist theology of Holocaust.
Women and the Holocaust Bibliography. Judy Cohen, a survivor, asked for more information about women’s experience of the Holocaust. We are looking for more books about this important subject.
Judy has suggested the following as well. Research family history relating to the Holocaust and explore the Museum's collections about individual survivors and victims of the Holocaust and Nazi persecution. Encyclopedia of Camps and Ghettos. Learn about over 1, camps and ghettos in Volume I and II of this encyclopedia, which are available as a free PDF download.
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Volume two effectively attempts.