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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.
Introduction : the concept of the Jew as the threatening other and modern nation building in Poland The representation of the Jew as the threatening other : a historical introduction, part I The myth of the Jew as the threatening other in interwar Poland, 1918-39 : a historical introduction, part II The myth and anti-Jewish violence between 1918 and 1939 : instigation, rationalization, and justification of violence Perceptions of Jews during the German occupation of Poland, 1939-45 : a new set of political and social circumstances Old wine in a new bottle : Polish perceptions of Jews in the early postwar period, 1945-49 Judeo-Communists, Judeo-Stalinists, Judeo-anti-Communists, and national nihilists : the Communist regime and the myth, 1950s-80s Conclusion : the beginning of the end of the image, 1989-2000s.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -365) 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.