Resilience and Courage
Women, Men, and the Holocaust New edition
By (author) Nechama Tec
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Resilience and Courage by Nechama Tec
Book DescriptionIn this riveting book Nechama Tec offers insights into the differences between the experiences of Jewish women and men during the Holocaust. Her research draws on a variety of sources: wartime diaries, postwar memoirs, a range of archival materials, and most important, direct interviews with Holocaust survivors. Tec reveals how women and men on the road to annihilation developed distinct coping strategies and how mutual cooperation and compassion operated across gender lines. "Tec is able to paint a more nuanced picture of the realities of Jewish resistance than previous historians...A remarkable and important book."--Tikkun "Tec offers compelling evidence that gender-related analyses add significantly to our understanding of Jewish experiences during the Holocaust."--Jewish Book World "While this is a work of powerful emotionality, it is also a groundbreaking study of how gender is inexplicably bound to history and experience."--Publishers Weekly (starred review)
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780300105193
(228mm x 152mm x 29mm)
Imprint: Yale University Press
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publish Date: 14-Sep-2004
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Nechama Tec
Every Day Lasts a Year, Paperback (September 2014)
Author Richard S. Hollander discovered letters from his family, written from Poland, between 1939 and 1942, that depict life under the most extraordinary pain and stress.
Resistance, Hardback (August 2013)
In this careful study of Jewish and non-Jewish resistance during World War II, Holocaust scholar Tec Nechama argues that Jews were not passive or submissive in the face of German oppression, but that their efforts had different aims and expressions than those of their non-Jewish counterparts.
Defiance, Paperback (December 2008)
A holocaust survivor tells of the largest armed rescue of Jews by Jews during World War II. Tec describes an extraordinary hidden forest community of 1,200 Jews who were led by peasant-turned-partisan Tuvia Bielski.
In the Lion's Den, Hardback (April 1990)» View all books by Nechama Tec
The biography of Oswald Rufeisen, a Polish Jew who repeatedly risked his life to save Jews and non-Jews during World War II.
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Author Biography - Nechama Tec
Nechama Tec, professor emerita of sociology at the University of Connecticut, Stamford, is a member of the President's Council for the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington, D.C. She is the author of seven books, among them Dry Tears: The Story of a Lost Childhood, and Defiance: The Bielski Partisans.
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