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Published: 25 November 2010

336 Pages | 9 b/w halftones


ISBN: 9780195395129

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The Wonder of Their Voices

The 1946 Holocaust Interviews of David Boder

Alan Rosen

Oxford Oral History Series

  • The first full-length case study of early postwar Holocaust testimony
  • The first full-length study of David Boder's Displaced Persons interview project
  • Shows American postwar response to the Holocaust in a new light
  • Challenges the characterization of Holocaust testimony as belated
  • Demonstrates how technology (aural, print) shaped Holocaust testimony even before video arrived on the scene
  • Substantial quotation of interviews conveys the drama of Boder's meetings with a wide range of displaced persons