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Golden Harvest : Events at the Periphery of the Holocaust

By: Gross, Jan Tomasz.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, USA, 2012Description: 1 online resource (152 p.).ISBN: 9780199920983.Subject(s): Grave goods -- Poland | Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Poland -- Influence | Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Poland | Human remains (Archaeology) -- Poland | Jewish cemeteries -- Poland | Jews -- Persecutions -- Poland | Jews -- Poland -- History -- 20th century | Mass burials -- Poland | Poland -- Ethnic relationsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Golden Harvest : Events at the Periphery of the HolocaustDDC classification: 940.53/1809438 | 940.531809438 LOC classification: DS134.55 .G76 2012Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Contents; Introduction; THE PHOTOGRAPH; THE NEED TO NAME; TAKING OVER JEWISH PROPERTY; PHOTOGRAPHS AND DOCUMENTATION OF THE SHOAH; THE GROUNDS OF EXTERMINATION CAMPS IMMEDIATELY AFTER THE WAR; THE BONES; THE DEATH CAMPS AND THE LOCAL POPULATION; TENDING ONE'S GARDEN; THE TAKING OF JEWISH PROPERTY BY ORDINARY PEOPLE; ABOUT THE KILLING OF JEWS; THE KIELCE REGION; "THICK DESCRIPTION"; CLOSE-UP OF A MURDER SCENE; HUMAN AGENCY; THE PERIPHERIES OF THE HOLOCAUST; BACK TO PHOTOGRAPHY; CONVERSATIONS ABOUT JEWISH PROPERTY; A CERTAIN KIND OF PATRIOTISM; HUNTING FOR JEWS; JEWS AND OBJECTS
SCHMALTZOWANYESHELTERING JEWS FOR PAYMENT; AN EXCEPTIONAL CASE; NEW RULES AND EXPERT'S OPINIONS; WHERE WAS THE CATHOLIC CHURCH?; HYPOCRITE LECTEUR, MON SEMBLABLE, MON FRÈRE; Afterword; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
Summary: It seems at first commonplace: a group photograph of peasants at harvest time, after hard work well done, resting contentedly with their tools behind the fruits of their labor. But when one finally notices the ""crops"" scattered in front of the group, what seemed innocent on first view become horrific skulls and bones. Where are we? Who are the people in the photograph, and what are they doing?The starting point of Jan Tomasz and Irena Grudzinska Gross's Golden Harvest, this haunting photograph in fact depicts a group of peasants--""diggers""--atop a mountain of ashes at Treblinka, where some
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Cover; Contents; Introduction; THE PHOTOGRAPH; THE NEED TO NAME; TAKING OVER JEWISH PROPERTY; PHOTOGRAPHS AND DOCUMENTATION OF THE SHOAH; THE GROUNDS OF EXTERMINATION CAMPS IMMEDIATELY AFTER THE WAR; THE BONES; THE DEATH CAMPS AND THE LOCAL POPULATION; TENDING ONE'S GARDEN; THE TAKING OF JEWISH PROPERTY BY ORDINARY PEOPLE; ABOUT THE KILLING OF JEWS; THE KIELCE REGION; "THICK DESCRIPTION"; CLOSE-UP OF A MURDER SCENE; HUMAN AGENCY; THE PERIPHERIES OF THE HOLOCAUST; BACK TO PHOTOGRAPHY; CONVERSATIONS ABOUT JEWISH PROPERTY; A CERTAIN KIND OF PATRIOTISM; HUNTING FOR JEWS; JEWS AND OBJECTS

SCHMALTZOWANYESHELTERING JEWS FOR PAYMENT; AN EXCEPTIONAL CASE; NEW RULES AND EXPERT'S OPINIONS; WHERE WAS THE CATHOLIC CHURCH?; HYPOCRITE LECTEUR, MON SEMBLABLE, MON FRÈRE; Afterword; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z

It seems at first commonplace: a group photograph of peasants at harvest time, after hard work well done, resting contentedly with their tools behind the fruits of their labor. But when one finally notices the ""crops"" scattered in front of the group, what seemed innocent on first view become horrific skulls and bones. Where are we? Who are the people in the photograph, and what are they doing?The starting point of Jan Tomasz and Irena Grudzinska Gross's Golden Harvest, this haunting photograph in fact depicts a group of peasants--""diggers""--atop a mountain of ashes at Treblinka, where some

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Jan Tomasz Gross is Professor of History at Princeton University. He is the author of Neighbors: The Destruction of the Jewish Community in Jedwabne, Poland, which was a finalist for the National Book Award.Irena Grudzinska Gross is Associate Research Scholar in the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures at Princeton University.

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