Children During the Holocaust

Children During the Holocaust

Book - 2011
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Children during the Holocaust, from the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum's Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies, tells the story of the Holocaust through the eyes, and fates, of its youngest victims. The ten chapters follow the arc of the persecutory policies of the Nazis and their sympathizers and the impact these measures had on Jewish children and adolescents-from the years leading to the war, to the roundups, deportations, and emigrations, to hidden life and death in the ghettos and concentration camps, and to liberation and coping in the wake of war. This volume examines the reactions of children to discrimination, the loss of livelihood in Jewish homes, and the public humiliation at the hands of fellow citizens and explores the ways in which children's experiences paralleled and diverged from their adult counterparts.
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : AltaMira Press in association with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, 2011
ISBN: 9780759119840
0759119848
Branch Call Number: 940.5318 HEBERER
Characteristics: xli, 513 p. : ill. ; 24 cm

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