Get The Neighbors Respond: The Controversy over the Jedwabne PDF

By Antony Polonsky,Joanna B. Michlic

Neighbors--Jan Gross's lovely account of the brutal mass homicide of the Jews of Jedwabne through their Polish neighbors--was met with overseas severe acclaim and was once a finalist for the nationwide publication Award within the usa. It has additionally been, from the instant of its book, the get together of excessive controversy and painful reckoning. This booklet captures one of the most vital voices within the resulting debate, together with these of citizens of Jedwabne itself in addition to these of reporters, intellectuals, politicians, Catholic clergy, and historians either inside of and way past Poland's borders.

Antony Polonsky and Joanna Michlic introduce the controversy, focusing fairly on how Neighbors rubbed opposed to tricky previous and new problems with Polish social reminiscence and nationwide identification. The editors then current numerous Polish voices grappling with the position of the bloodbath and of Polish-Jewish kin in Polish background. They comprise samples of some of the suggestions utilized by Polish intellectuals and political elites as they've got tried to house their country's darkish earlier, to beat the legacy of the Holocaust, and to answer Gross's book.

The friends Respond makes the controversy over Neighbors on hand to an English-speaking audience--and is a wonderful software for bringing the dialogue into the study room. It constitutes an engrossing contribution to fashionable Jewish historical past, to our knowing of Polish glossy background and id, and to our financial institution of Holocaust memory.

Show description

Read or Download The Neighbors Respond: The Controversy over the Jedwabne Massacre in Poland PDF

Similar european history books

Read e-book online The Fantasy of Feminist History (Next wave provocations) PDF

Within the fable of Feminist background, Joan Wallach Scott argues that feminist views on heritage are enriched through psychoanalytic innovations, relatively delusion. Tracing the evolution of her puzzling over gender over the process her profession, the pioneering historian explains how her look for how one can extra forcefully insist on gender as mutable instead of fastened or strong led her to psychoanalytic concept, which posits sexual distinction as an insoluble trouble.

Spanish Republic and the Civil War, 1931-1939 by Gabriel Jackson PDF

On the time of its prevalence, the Spanish Civil struggle epitomized for the Western global the war of words of democracy, fascism, and communism. a whole iteration of Englishmen and american citizens felt a deeper emotional involvement in that conflict than in the other global occasion in their lifetimes, together with the second one international struggle.

Download e-book for iPad: Bosnia and Herzegovina History: Early history, Bosnia by Leo Abbott

Historical past of Bosnia and Herzegovina, clash in Bosnia, Bosnia govt, Bosnia Politics, Bosnia economic climate, and lots more and plenty extra are the content material of this booklet. Overview:When the Romans prolonged their conquests into the territory of recent Bosnia throughout the 2d and 1st century’s bce, the folk they encountered there belonged generally to Illyrian tribes.

Get Söldneralltag im Dreißigjährigen Krieg: Leben und Alltag der PDF

Studienarbeit aus dem Jahr 2009 im Fachbereich Geschichte Europa - and. Länder - Mittelalter, Frühe Neuzeit, notice: 1,3, Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena (Historisches Institut), Veranstaltung: Der Dreißigjährige Krieg, Sprache: Deutsch, summary: Der Dreißigjährige Krieg ist die letzte große Auseinandersetzung in Europa, in der noch dieMasse der Gefechte mit geworbenen Söldnern geschlagen wurde.

Additional info for The Neighbors Respond: The Controversy over the Jedwabne Massacre in Poland

Example text

Download PDF sample

The Neighbors Respond: The Controversy over the Jedwabne Massacre in Poland by Antony Polonsky,Joanna B. Michlic

by Thomas

Rated 4.72 of 5 – based on 4 votes