Shivaun Woolfson's Holocaust Legacy in Post-Soviet Lithuania: People, Places PDF

By Shivaun Woolfson

ISBN-10: 1472532856

ISBN-13: 9781472532855

ISBN-10: 147427644X

ISBN-13: 9781474276443

as soon as considered as a colourful centre of highbrow, cultural and non secular Jewish lifestyles, Lithuania was once domestic to 240,000 Jews sooner than the Nazi invasion of 1941. by means of war's finish, below 20,000 remained. this present day, nearly 4,000 Jews dwell there, between them 108 survivors from the camps and ghettos and one more 70 from the Partisans and purple Army.

Against a backdrop of ongoing Holocaust dismissal and a contemporary surge in anti-Semitic sentiment, Holocaust Legacy in Post-Soviet Lithuania offers the heritage and studies of a gaggle of aged Holocaust survivors in modern day Vilnius. utilizing their tales and stories, their areas of importance in addition to biographical gadgets, Shivaun Woolfson considers the complexities surrounding Holocaust reminiscence and legacy in a post-Soviet period Lithuania. The booklet additionally comprises interdisciplinary components of anthropology, psychology and ethnography, and is educated at its middle by means of a religious procedure that marks it out from different extra traditional old remedies of the subject.

Holocaust Legacy in Post-Soviet Lithuania contains 20 pictures, comes with complete on-line assets and weaves jointly tale, artefact, monument and panorama to supply a multidimensional historical past of the Lithuanian Jewish event in the course of and after the Holocaust.

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