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Beyond Violence: Jewish Survivors in Poland and Slovakia, by Anna Cichopek-Gajraj

By Anna Cichopek-Gajraj

This publication tells a narrative of Polish and Slovak Holocaust survivors returning to houses that now not existed within the aftermath of the second one international battle. It makes a speciality of their day-by-day efforts to rebuild their lives within the significantly replaced political and social panorama of post-war japanese Europe. Such an research is necessary because it shifts the viewpoint from post-war violence and emigration to post-war reconstruction. utilizing a comparative strategy, Anna Cichopek-Gajraj discusses survivors' trips domestic, their struggles to hold citizenship and repossess estate, their dealing with antisemitism, and their efforts to come to 'normality'. She emphasises the typical communal and private reports of survivors within the context in their relationships with non-Jews. In essence, through concentrating on the day-by-day efforts of Polish and Slovak Jews to rebuild their lives, the writer investigates the boundaries of belonging in japanese Europe after the Holocaust.

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