The Holocaust and the book : destruction and preservation / edited by Jonathan Rose

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Subjects: Book burning--Germany
Censorship--Germany--History--20th century
Jewish literature--Censorship--Germany
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
Germany--Cultural policy
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, c2001
Series: Studies in print culture and the history of the book
LC Classification: Z
Physical Description: vi, 314 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Introduction / Jonathan Rose 1
I. The Nazi Attack on "Un-German" Literature, 1933-1945 / Leonidas E. Hill 9
II. Bloodless Torture: The Books of the Roman Ghetto under the Nazi Occupation / Stanislao G. Pugliese 47
III. The Confiscation of Jewish Books in Salonika in the Holocaust / Yitzchak Kerem 59
IV. Embers Plucked from the Fire: The Rescue of Jewish Cultural Treasures in Vilna / David E. Fishman 66
V. "The Jewish Question" and Censorship in the USSR / Arlen Viktorovich Blium 79
VI. The Secret Voice: Clandestine Fine Printing in the Netherlands, 1940-1945 / Sigrid Pohl Perry 107
VII. Reading and Writing during the Holocaust as Described in Yisker Books / Rosemary Horowitz 128
VIII. Polish Books in Exile: Cultural Booty across Two Continents, through Two Wars / Sem C. Sutter 143
IX. The Library in the Vilna Ghetto / Dina Abramowicz 165
X. Library and Reading Room in the Vilna Ghetto, Strashun Street 6 / Herman Kruk 171
XI. When the Printed Word Celebrates the Human Spirit / Charlotte Guthmann Opfermann 201
XII. Crying for Freedom: The Written Word as I Experienced It during World War II / Annette Biemond Peck 206
XIII. Zarathustra as Educator? The Nietzsche Archive in German History / John Rodden 213
XIV. Convivencia under Fire: Genocide and Book Burning in Bosnia / Andras Riedlmayer 266
XV. Jewish Print Culture and the Holocaust: A Bibliographic Survey / Joy A. Kingsolver, Andrew B. Wertheimer 295
Notes on Contributors 311
Additional Authors: Rose, Jonathan
Notes: LCCN: 00028656
ISBN: 1558492534 (cloth)
Includes bibliographical references (p. [293]-310)
Contents: The Nazi attack on "un-German" literature, 1933-1945 / Leonidas E. Hill -- Bloodless torture: the books of the Roman ghetto under the Nazi occupation / Stanislao G. Pugliese -- The confiscation of Jewish books in Salonika in the Holocaust / Yitzchak Kerem -- Embers plucked from the fire: the rescue of Jewish cultural treasures in Vilna / David E. Fishman -- "The Jewish question" and censorship in the USSR / Arlen Viktorovich Blium; introduced, translated, and annotated by George Durman and Donna M. Farina -- The secret voice: clandestine fine printing in the Netherlands, 1940-1945 / Sigrid Pohl Perry -- Reading and writing during the Holocaust as described by Yisker books / Rosemary Horowitz -- Polish books in exile: cultural booty across two continents, through two wars / Sem C. Sutter -- The library in the Vilna ghetto / Dina Abramowicz -- Library and reading room in the Vilna ghetto, Strashun Street 6 / Herman Kruk; translated by Zachary M. Baker -- When the printed word celebrates the human spirit / Charlotte Cuthmann Opfermann -- Crying for freedom: the written word as I experienced it during World War II / Annette Biemond Peck -- Zarathustra as educator? the Nietzsche archive in German history / John Rodden -- Convivencia under fire: genocide and book burning in Bosnia / András Riedlmayer -- Jewish print culture and the Holocaust: a bibliographic survey / Joy A. Kingsolver and Andrew B. Wertheimer
OCLC Number: 43662080
ISBN/ISSN: 1558492534