Who Will Write Our History? by Samuel D Kassow
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Who Will Write Our History?
By Samuel D Kassow

Who Will Write Our History?

Rediscovering a Hidden Archive from the Warsaw Ghetto

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Who Will Write Our History? by Samuel D Kassow

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In 1940, in the Jewish ghetto of Nazi-occupied Warsaw, the Polish historian Emanuel Ringelblum established a clandestine scholarly organization called the Oyneg Shabes to record the experiences of the ghetto's inhabitants. For three years, members of the Oyneb Shabes worked in secret to chronicle the lives of hundereds of thousands as they suffered starvation, disease, and deportation by the Nazis. Shortly before the Warsaw ghetto was emptied and razed in 1943, the Oyneg Shabes buried thousands of documents from this massive archive in milk cans and tin boxes, ensuring that the voice and culture of a doomed people would outlast the efforts of their enemies to silence them. Impeccably researched and thoroughly compelling, Samuel D. Kassow's Who Will Write Our History?""tells the tragic story of Ringelblum and his heroic determination to use historical scholarship to preserve the memory of a threatened people.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780307455864
ISBN-10: 0307455866
Format: Paperback / softback
(234mm x 160mm x 29mm)
Pages: 576
Imprint: Vintage
Publisher: Vintage
Publish Date: 6-Jan-2009
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Samuel D Kassow

Samuel D. Kassow is the Charles Northam Professor of History at Trinity College. He is author of Students, Professors, and the State in Tsarist Russia, 1884-1917 and editor (with Edith W. Clowes and James L. West) of Between Tsar and People: The Search for a Public Identity in Tsarist Russia. He has lectured on Russian and Jewish history in many countries, including Israel, Russia, and Poland.

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