Book details: JEWISH RESPONSES TO NAZI PERSECUTION : COLLECTIVE AND INDIVIDUAL BEHAVIOR IN EXTREMIS.
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Trunk, Isaiah.
JEWISH RESPONSES TO NAZI PERSECUTION : COLLECTIVE AND INDIVIDUAL BEHAVIOR IN EXTREMIS.
Imprint: New York : Stein And Day., 1979.
Edition: First Edition
Binding: Hardcover
8vo. Xii, 371 pages. Illustrated. First edition. SUBJECT (S) : Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) ; World War, 1939-1945 - personal narratives, Jewish. ISBN: 0812825004. Born to a rabbinical family in Kutno, Poland, Trunk (1905-1981) mostly wrote in Yiddish, and was "the last major representative of the Eastern European Jewish historians who were trained before the Holocaust. " Trunk earned a master's degree in Warsaw in 1929, and there was part of a group that later became a branch of YIVO. He taught in Bialystok and Warsaw until WWII began, and then sought refuge in the Soviet Union for the duration. After a few years in Israel and elsewhere, Trunk emigrated to the US in 1954, eventually becoming chief archivist at YIVO. (EJ, 2007) Has dust jacket. Good condition. (Holo2-12-9), Holo2, mx3
Stock number:23660.