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The death of the shtetl

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The death of the shtetl
Call No: 947 B34d

Call Number947 B34d
Statement of ResponsibilityYehuda Bauer.
Creators & ContributorsBauer, Yehuda (author)
SummaryRecounts the destruction of the shtetls, small Jewish townships in what was the eastern part of Poland, by the Nazis in 1941–1942. This title brings together available documents, testimonies, and scholarship, including material from the Yad Vashem archives, pertaining to a selection of representative shtetls. Bauer concentrates on "the Polish kresy, focusing on three shtetlach in each region: Kosow (Kosiv) Huculski, Buczacz, and Zborow (Zboriv) in East Galicia; Krzemieniec (Kremenets), Rokitna (Ukr.: Rokitnoye; Yid.: Rokitno), and Sarny in Volhynia; and Baranowicze (Baranavichi), Kurzeniec (Kurenets), and Nowogrodek (Navagrudok), and to some extent Dereczin in the Belorussian areas." Pages 5–6
  1. Background
  2. The Thirties
  3. The Soviet occupation
  4. The Holocaust in the kresy
  5. The shtetl community and its leadership, 1941–1943
  6. The neighbors
  7. Rebels and partisans
  8. The death of the shtetl
Physical Description viii, 208 pages : maps ; 25 cm
Carrier Typevolume
PublisherNew Haven : Yale University Press
  • Includes bibliographical references and index
RecognitionGifted in 2017 by Robert & Marilyn Krell in honour of Leon Bogner's 75th birthday