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Forgotten voices of the Holocaust - A New History in the Words of the Men and Women Who Survived

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Following the success of "Forgotten Voices of the Great War", this series now chronicles one of human histories darkest hours. The author comes to the project following her significant work in recording the experiences of Holocaust survivors for the Imperial War Museum sound archive - one of the most important archive of its kind in the world. The intertwined moving and revealing interviews reveal the sheer complexity and horror of the Holocaust. The great majority of survivors suffered considerable physical and psychological wounds, yet the overall story is far from being just gloom and doom. There are many poignant vignettes describing acts of charity, reciprocity and kindness in the face of the most extreme form of barbarism. As well as revealing the story of the Holocaust as directly experienced by victims, these testimonies also illustrate how, even enduring the most harsh and degrading conditions and treatment as well as suffering massive family losses, hope, the will to survive and the human spirit shines through.


Pages are in very good condition, boards are in very good condition, dust jacket is in very good condition
Some pages have some light foxing
Dust jacket has faint markings and the stain of a torn off sticker
Dust jacket edges are worn

Item details

Author(s):
Lyn Smith
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
242x165x37
EAN-13:
9780091898250
Edition:
First Edition 2005
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-13:
9780091898250
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
351
Publisher:
Ebury Press

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Following the success of "Forgotten Voices of the Great War", this series now chronicles one of human histories darkest hours. The author comes to the project following her significant work in recording the experiences of Holocaust survivors for the Imperial War Museum sound archive - one of the most important archive of its kind in the world. The intertwined moving and revealing interviews reveal the sheer complexity and horror of the Holocaust. The great majority of survivors suffered considerable physical and psychological wounds, yet the overall story is far from being just gloom and doom. There are many poignant vignettes describing acts of charity, reciprocity and kindness in the face of the most extreme form of barbarism. As well as revealing the story of the Holocaust as directly experienced by victims, these testimonies also illustrate how, even enduring the most harsh and degrading conditions and treatment as well as suffering massive family losses, hope, the will to survive and the human spirit shines through.


Pages are in very good condition, boards are in very good condition, dust jacket is in very good condition
Some pages have some light foxing
Dust jacket has faint markings and the stain of a torn off sticker
Dust jacket edges are worn

Author(s):
Lyn Smith
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
242x165x37
EAN-13:
9780091898250
Edition:
First Edition 2005
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-13:
9780091898250
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
351
Publisher:
Ebury Press

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