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The Book Smugglers : Partisans, Poets, and the Race to Save Jewish Treasures from the Nazis.

By: Fishman, David E.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Lebanon, NH : University Press of New England, 2017Copyright date: ©2017Description: 1 online resource (359 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781512601268.Subject(s): Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)--EuropeGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Book Smugglers : Partisans, Poets, and the Race to Save Jewish Treasures from the NazisDDC classification: 940.53/18132 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover -- Title Page -- Contents -- Author's Note -- Dramatis Personae -- Introduction -- Part One | Before the War -- 1 | Shmerke - The Life of the Party -- 2 | The City of the Book -- Part Two | Under German Occupation -- 3 | The First Assault -- 4 | Intellectuals in Hell -- 5 | A Haven for Books and People -- A Rescued Gem: The Record Book of the Vilna Gaon's Synagogue -- 6 | Accomplices or Saviors? -- 7 | The Nazi, the Bard, and the Teacher -- 8 | Ponar for Books -- 9 | The Paper Brigade -- 10 | The Art of Book Smuggling -- A Rescued Gem: Herzl's Diary -- 11 | The Book and the Sword -- 12 | Slave-Labor Curators and Scholars -- 13 | From the Ghetto to the Forest -- 14 | Death in Estonia -- 15 | Miracle from Moscow -- Part Three | After the War -- 16 | From under the Ground -- 17 | A Museum Like No Other -- A Rescued Gem: Sholem Aleichem's Letters -- 18 | Struggling under the Soviets -- 19 | Tears in New York -- 20 | The Decision to Leave -- 21 | The Art of Book Smuggling - Again -- 22 | Rachela's Choice -- 23 | The German Discovery -- 24 | Parting Duties -- A Rescued Gem: The Bust of Tolstoy and Other Russians -- 25 | Wanderings: Poland and Prague -- 26 | Paris -- 27 | Return from Offenbach, or Kalmanovitch's Prophecy -- Part Four | From Liquidation to Redemption -- 28 | The Path to Liquidation -- 29 | Later Lives -- 30 | Forty Years in the Wilderness -- 31 | Grains of Wheat -- Acknowledgments -- Notes -- Glossary -- Bibliography -- Index -- Illustrations.
Summary: The Monuments Men for book lovers.
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Cover -- Title Page -- Contents -- Author's Note -- Dramatis Personae -- Introduction -- Part One | Before the War -- 1 | Shmerke - The Life of the Party -- 2 | The City of the Book -- Part Two | Under German Occupation -- 3 | The First Assault -- 4 | Intellectuals in Hell -- 5 | A Haven for Books and People -- A Rescued Gem: The Record Book of the Vilna Gaon's Synagogue -- 6 | Accomplices or Saviors? -- 7 | The Nazi, the Bard, and the Teacher -- 8 | Ponar for Books -- 9 | The Paper Brigade -- 10 | The Art of Book Smuggling -- A Rescued Gem: Herzl's Diary -- 11 | The Book and the Sword -- 12 | Slave-Labor Curators and Scholars -- 13 | From the Ghetto to the Forest -- 14 | Death in Estonia -- 15 | Miracle from Moscow -- Part Three | After the War -- 16 | From under the Ground -- 17 | A Museum Like No Other -- A Rescued Gem: Sholem Aleichem's Letters -- 18 | Struggling under the Soviets -- 19 | Tears in New York -- 20 | The Decision to Leave -- 21 | The Art of Book Smuggling - Again -- 22 | Rachela's Choice -- 23 | The German Discovery -- 24 | Parting Duties -- A Rescued Gem: The Bust of Tolstoy and Other Russians -- 25 | Wanderings: Poland and Prague -- 26 | Paris -- 27 | Return from Offenbach, or Kalmanovitch's Prophecy -- Part Four | From Liquidation to Redemption -- 28 | The Path to Liquidation -- 29 | Later Lives -- 30 | Forty Years in the Wilderness -- 31 | Grains of Wheat -- Acknowledgments -- Notes -- Glossary -- Bibliography -- Index -- Illustrations.

The Monuments Men for book lovers.

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DAVID E. FISHMAN teaches history at the Jewish Theological Seminary in New York. His involvement with the story recounted in The Book Smugglers began twenty-five years ago, when he was invited to consult on items discovered in a former church in Vilnius. He is the author of four scholarly monographs and one textbook.

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