Reading Auschwitz

Reading Auschwitz

by Mary Lagerwey

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780761991878
Publisher: AltaMira Press
Publication date: 10/28/1998
Series: Ethnographic Alternatives Series , #5
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 184
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.46(d)

About the Author

Western Michigan University

Table of Contents

chapter 1 Foreword chapter 2 Chapter 1: Introductions chapter 3 Chapter 2: Borrowed Memories and Grand Narratives chapter 4 Chapter 3: Different Horrors chapter 5 Chapter 4: Situated Voices: A Second Reading chapter 6 Chapter 5: Chaos chapter 7 Chapter 6: Reflections

Foreword

“My mind refuses to play its part in the scholarly exercise. I walk around in a daze, remembering occasionally to take a picture. I've heard that many people cry here, but I am too numb to feel. The wind whips through my wool coat. I am very cold, and I imagine what the wind would have felt like for someone here fifty years ago without coat, boots, or gloves. Hours later as I write, I tell myself a story about the day, hoping it is true, and hoping it will make sense of what I did and did not feel."

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