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Children in the Holocaust and its aftermath : historical and psychological studies of the Kestenberg Archive / edited by Sharon Kangisser Cohen, Eva Fogelman, and Dalia Ofer

Publication | Library Call Number: D804.48 .C553 2017

The testimonies of individuals who survived the Holocaust as children pose distinct emotional and intellectual challenges for researchers: as now-adult interviewees recall profound childhood experiences of suffering and persecution, they also invoke their own historical awareness and memories of their postwar lives, requiring readers to follow simultaneous, disparate narratives. This interdisciplinary volume brings together historians, psychologists, and other scholars to explore child survivors' accounts. With a central focus on the Kestenberg Holocaust Child Survivor Archive's over 1,500 testimonies, it not only enlarges our understanding of the Holocaust empirically but illuminates the methodological, theoretical, and institutional dimensions of this unique form of historical record.

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New York : Berghahn Books, 2017
Includes bibliographical references and index
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