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The Jewish Women of Ravensbruck Concentration Camp

The Jewish Women of Ravensbruck Concentration Camp

by Rochelle G. Saidel


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780299198640
Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press
Publication date: 03/09/2006
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 302
Sales rank: 255,512
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.30(d)

About the Author

Rochelle Saidel is founder and executive director of the Remember the Women Institute in New York and senior scientific researcher at the Center for the Study of Women and Gender at the University of São Paulo. She is author of Never Too Late to Remember: The Politics behind New York City's Holocaust Museum and The Outraged Conscience: Seekers of Justice for Nazi War Criminals in America.

Table of Contents

List of IllustrationsXI
Preface to the 2006 EditionXV
Introduction: Ravensbruck on My Mind3
1A Special Hell for Women12
2Triangles of Many Colors26
3Olga Benario Prestes and Kathe Pick Leichter41
4Resistance that Lifted the Spirit53
5Joyless Childhoods64
6A Year of Comings and Goings, 194479
7Women at Work95
8Gemma LaGuardia Gluck: A Jewish American109
9Jewish Evacuees Arrive from Auschwitz121
10Late Arrivals from Other Camps137
11The Satellite Work Camps151
12Malchow and the Death Marches166
13Rescue to Seden178
14Reconstructing Lives in the Aftermath189
15Gender and Women's Bodies204
Epilogue: Ravensbruck Still on My Mind217
AppendixThe Jewish Ravensbruck Survivors228
Selected Reference List259

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