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Published: 04 August 2016

256 Pages | 11 b/w halftone


ISBN: 9780190624606

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Reluctant Witnesses

Survivors, Their Children, and the Rise of Holocaust Consciousness

Arlene Stein

  • The first book to tell the story of the rise of Holocaust consciousness in the United States from the perspective of survivors and their descendants
  • Draws on a wide range of sources, including the memoirs of children of survivors, analyses of survivor testimonies, interviews with children of survivors, and the author's own family story
  • Claims that Holocaust consciousness did not emerge until the 1970s and 80s, when the children of survivors moved into adulthood

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