Joseph Gavi: Young Hero of the Minsk Ghetto

Joseph Gavi: Young Hero of the Minsk Ghetto

by Carlton Jackson

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781618584700
Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
Publication date: 10/01/2001
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 176
Sales rank: 1,069,429
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

Carlton Jackson is a University Distinguished Professor of History at Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green, where he has taught since 1961. He is also the University’s “Right Honorable Mace.” He has held four senior Fulbright senior lecturing awards: India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and in the 1989-90 school year, he was the Bicentennial Professor of American Studies at the University of Helsinki in Finland. He has been on numerous lecture tours for the U.S. State Department and U.S. Information Agency in Asia, Europe, and South America. He has been a visiting professor at William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia; Tufts University in Medford, Massachusetts; Graz University in Austria; Belize College in Belize; and the University of Hawaii in Honolulu. He lives with his wife, Pat, out in the wilderness of Butler Country, Kentucky. Joseph Gavi is his 19th book.

Table of Contents

Dedication4
Foreword5
1.The Raised Fist10
2.The Holocaust Strikes Home26
3.The Partisans34
4.Home To Minsk61
5.The Mountains74
6.Coping with the Systems98
7.Thinking American127
8.Becoming American139
A Note on Sources166
About the Author167
Index168

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