Ghettostadt: Lódz and the Making of a Nazi City

Ghettostadt: Lódz and the Making of a Nazi City

by Gordon J. Horwitz
     
 

Ghettostadt is the terrifying examination of the Jewish ghetto’s place in the Nazi worldview. Exploring ghetto life in its broadest context, it deftly maneuvers between the perspectives and actions of Łódź’s beleaguered Jewish community, the Germans who oversaw and administered the ghetto’s affairs, and theSee more details below

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Ghettostadt is the terrifying examination of the Jewish ghetto’s place in the Nazi worldview. Exploring ghetto life in its broadest context, it deftly maneuvers between the perspectives and actions of Łódź’s beleaguered Jewish community, the Germans who oversaw and administered the ghetto’s affairs, and the “ordinary” inhabitants of the once Polish city.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674045545
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Publication date:
05/01/2010
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Prologue 1

1 Autumn 1939: Conquest 8

2 A City without Jews 30

3 The Enclosure 62

4 The Ghetto Will Endure 91

5 The Ghetto and the City of the Future 113

6 Banishment 143

7 Departure, Worry, and Disappearance 159

8 "Give Me Your Children" 192

9 Who Shall Live and Who Shall Die? 232

10 Numbered Are the Days 266

Epilogue 311

Notes 325

Acknowledgments 383

Index 385

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