Description - Bitter Legacy by Zvi Gitelman
"... a chronicle of man's bestiality to man, and therefore the few exceptional instances of courage and humanity shine forth with particular brightness." -The Russian Review"Essential reading for any holocaust course." -Religious Studies ReviewBitter Legacy collects scholarship from America, Israel, Russia, Germany, and the Ukraine on the perpetration of the Holocaust in the Soviet Union and its lasting consequences from the postwar period through post-Soviet times. Newly accessible wartime archives in the former Soviet Union provide chilling details of what happened, of collaboration with the Nazis, and of rescue efforts, too.
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(235mm x 156mm x mm)
Indiana University Press
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Author Biography - Zvi Gitelman
ZVI GITELMAN is Professor of Political Science and Director of Jean and Samuel Frankel Center for Judaic Studies at the University of Michigan. He is author of A Century of Ambivalence: The Jews of Russia and the Soviet Union, 1881 to the Present and Jewish Nationality and Soviet Politics: The Jewish Sections of the CPSU, 1917-1930.