Confronting Devastation: Memoirs of Holocaust Survivors from Hungary

September 15, 2019|
Confronting Devastation: Memoirs of Holocaust Survivors from Hungary by multiple authors (anthology)
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Commemorating seventy-five years since Nazi Germany occupied Hungary, Confronting Devastation, an anthology of writing from Hungarian Holocaust survivors, examines the experiences and memory of the Holocaust in Hungary. From idyllic pre-war life to forced labour battalions, ghettos and camps, and persecution and hiding in Budapest, the authors reflect on lives that were shattered, on the sorrows that came with liberation and, ultimately, on how they managed to persevere. Editor Ferenc Laczó frames excerpts from some twenty memoirs in their historical and political context, analyzing the events that led to the horrific ?last chapter? of the Holocaust ? the genocide of approximately 550,000 Jews in Hungary in 1944.
Ferenc Laczó is assistant professor in history at Maastricht University. He is the author of Hungarian Jews in the Age of Genocide. An Intellectual History, 1929?1948 (2016) and co-editor (with Joachim von Puttkamer) of Catastrophe and Utopia: Jewish Intellectuals in Central and Eastern Europe in the 1930s and 1940s (2017). His article...
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Title:Confronting Devastation: Memoirs of Holocaust Survivors from Hungary
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:312 pages, 9 X 6 X 1 in
Shipping dimensions:312 pages, 9 X 6 X 1 in
Published:September 15, 2019
Publisher:Azrieli Foundation
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781988065687

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