Between Sorrow and Strength: Women Refugees of the Nazi Period

Between Sorrow and Strength: Women Refugees of the Nazi Period

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521522854
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 11/07/2002
Series: Publications of the German Historical Institute Series
Edition description: Revised ed.
Pages: 392
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.87(d)

Table of Contents

Prologue: Jewish women in Nazi Germany before the emigration Marion Kaplan; Part I. A Global Search for Refuge: 1. Jewish women exiled in France after 1933 Rita Thalman; 2. Arrival at Camp de Gurs: an eyewitness report Elizabeth Marum Lunau; 3. Women émigrés in England Marion Berghahn; 4. England: an eyewitness report Susanne Miller; 5. Women émigrés in Palestine: an eyewitness report Rachel Cohn; 6. Naturally, many things were strange, but I could adapt: women émigrés in the Netherlands Ursula Langkau-Alex; 7. Refugee women from Czechoslovakia in Canada: an eyewitness report Wilma Iggers; 8. Women in the Shanghai Jewish refugee community David Kranzler; 9. Shanghai: an eyewitness report Illo Heppner; 10. German-Jewish women in Brazil: autobiography as cultural history Katherine Morris; 11. A year in the Brazilian interior: an eyewitness report Eleanor Alexander; Part II. Refuge in the United States: Community and Institutions: 12. Women's role in the German Jewish immigrant community Steven Lowenstein; 13. Listen sensitively and act spontaneously - but skillfully: selfhelp: an eyewitness report Gabriele Schiff; 14. The National Council of Jewish Women and German-Jewish immigration Linda G. Kuzmack; 15. The Genossinnen and the Khaverim: Socialist women from the German-speaking lands and the American Jewish labor movement, 1939-45 Jack Jacobs; Part III. Occupations of Women Emigrés: 16. New women in exile: German women doctors and the emigration Atina Grossmann; 17. Women émigré psychologists and psychoanalysis in the United States Mitchell G. Ash; 18. Destination social work - émigrés in a women's profession Joachim Wieler; 19. Chicken farming: not a dream but a nightmare: an eyewitness report Eva Neisser; 20. The occupation of women émigrés: women lawyers in the United States Frank Mecklenburg; 21. Fashioning Fortuna's whim: German-speaking women emigrant historians in the United States Catherine Epstein; 22. Exile or emigration: social democratic women members of the Reichstag in the United States Christl Wickert; 23. Women's voices in American exile Guy Stern and Brigitte V. Sumann; Epilogue: the first sex Peter Gay.

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