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The Museum’s Collections document the fate of Holocaust victims, survivors, rescuers, liberators, and others through artifacts, documents, photos, films, books, personal stories, and more. Search below to view digital records and find material that you can access at our library and at the Shapell Center.
Chapter 1 The Holocaust: A Cinematic Cataclysm? Chapter 2 Picturing the Holocaust in the Past The GI and the DP: The Search The Decade of the Diary: The Diary of Anne Frank The Venality of Evil: The Shop on Main Street Mini-Series, Maxi-Impact: Holocaust Chapter 3 The Biopic : Personalizing Perpetrators, Victims, and Resisters The Dictator as Director : The Empty Mirror The Christian as Martyr : Bonhoeffer: Agent of Grace The Jew as Martyr : Korczak The Jew as Fugitive : Europa, Europa. The Jew as Inmate : Triumph of the Spirit Chapter 4 Condemned Couples Pygmalion and Persecution : Martha and I Muffled Music : The Harmonists Ostracizing the Outsider : Jew Boy Levi A Doubly Doomed Love : Aimée and Jaguar Pink Triangles and Yellow Stars : Bent Chapter 5 Serious Humor : Laughter as Lamentation The Nasty Ghoul : Genghis Cohn Lies His Father Told Him : Life Is Beautiful Fiddler on the Cattlecar Roof : Train of Life False Hope Is Better Than No Hope : Jakob the Liar A Gefilte Fish Out of Water : Mendel Chapter 6 The Children Are Watching : Holocaust Films for Youngsters Give Us Your Traumatized Yearning to Breath Free : Alan and Naomi Dancing to a Different Drummer : Swing Kids Alone Among the Cannibals : The Island on Bird Street Oz-Schwitz : The Devil's Arithmetic The Silver Lining : Miracle at Midnight Chapter 7 Relevant Remembrances : Themes in Recent Holocaust Movies Neo-Nazis as Holocaust Ghosts : Rosenzweig's Freedom Rescuers: From Saints to Sinners : Schindler's List New Lives, Old Arguments : The Quarrel Second Generation: Carrying the Parent's Baggage : Left Luggage Collective Silence Is Not Golden : The Nasty Girl Chapter 8 Projecting the Holocaust into the 21st Century Humanizing Hitler: The Dictator as a Young Man : Max and Hitler: The Rise of Evil The Soloist : The Pianist. Doubly Displaced : Nowhere in Africa The Limits of Realism : The Grey Zone Referential Treatment: The Holocaust as Pop Metaphor : X-Men Holocaust Cinema as Prosthetic Memory Filmography, 1990-2004
0742543323 0742543331 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 269-277) and index.
Learn about over 1,000 camps and ghettos in Volume I and II of this encyclopedia, which are available as a free PDF download. This reference provides text, photographs, charts, maps, and extensive indexes.