Обложка книги Born Jewish: A Childhood in Occupied Europe

Born Jewish: A Childhood in Occupied Europe

ISBN: 1844670392;
Издательство: Verso
Страниц: 176

Book Description Eminent Marxist intellectual reveals class struggles in Nazi-torn Belgium. " My story is a reaction against the travesty of history, with its wish to obliterate the crimes of some and the complexity of others These then are the dead shadows, here are my ghosts risen from a past where I thought I had hidden them away forever." ?from Born Jewish This fierce memoir is both elegiac and indicting. Marcel Liebman's account of his childhood in Brussels under the Nazi occupation explores the emergence of his class-consciousness against a background of resistance and collaboration. He documents the internal class war that has long been hidden from history?how the Nazi persecution exploited class distinctions within the Jewish community, and how certain Jewish notables collaborated in a systematic program of denunciation and deportation against immigrant Jews who lacked the privileges of wealth and citizenship. An eminent...