Altruistic Personality: Rescuers Of Jews In Nazi Europe

Altruistic Personality: Rescuers Of Jews In Nazi Europe

by Samuel P. Oliner


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Why, during the Holocaust, did some ordinary people risk their lives and the lives of their families to help others--even total strangers--while others stood passively by? Samuel Oliner, a Holocaust survivor who has interviewed more than 700 European rescuers and nonrescuers, provides some surprising answers in this compelling work.

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ISBN-13: 9780029238295
Publisher: Touchstone
Publication date: 04/01/1992
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 448
Sales rank: 455,603
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.44(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Samuel P. Oliner is founder and director of The Altruistic Personalist and Prosocial Behavior Institute. He is professor of sociology at Humboldt State University.

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