Sasha Pechersky: Holocaust Hero, Sobibor Resistance Leader, and Hostage of History
Sasha Pechersky: Holocaust Hero, Sobibor Resistance Leader, and Hostage of History

Sasha Pechersky: Holocaust Hero, Sobibor Resistance Leader, and Hostage of History

by Selma Leydesdorff

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781138599437
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 06/03/2018
Series: Memory and Narrative Series
Pages: 252
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Selma Leydesdorff is a professor emerita of oral history and culture at the University of Amsterdam in the Netherlands. Her publications include We Lived with Dignity: The Jewish Proletariat of Amsterdam 1900–1940 (1998), Surviving the Bosnian Genocide: The Women of Srebrenica Speak (2011), and The Tapestry of Memory, Testimony and Evidence in Life-Story Narratives (2013, co-edited with Nanci Adler).

Table of Contents

List of illustrations

Acknowledgements

Chronology: Important Dates in the Life of Aleksandr ("Sasha") Aronowitz Pechersky

Introduction

Chapter 1: Jews in a Post-Revolutionary World: Integration and Exclusion

Chapter 2: A Trajectory of Misery: The Army and Imprisonment

Chapter 3: Sobibor Through the Eyes of Survivors

Chapter 4: Resist and Tell the World

Chapter 5: After the Escape: Life with the Partisans and the Red Army

Chapter 6: Return to Rostov: Spreading the Word About Sobibor

Chapter 7: Traumatized and Alone in Front of "Justice"

Conclusion: To Speak and to Be Silenced

Bibliography

Index

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