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CONSCIENCE AND COURAGE (edition 1994)
by Eva Fogelman (Author)
Conscience and Courage: Rescuers of Jews During the Holocaust by Eva Fogelman
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In this brilliantly researched and insightful book, psychologist Eva Fogelman presents compelling stories of rescuers of Jews during the Holocaust--and offers a revealing analysis of their motivations. Based on her extensive experience as a therapist treating Jewish survivors of the Holocaust and those who helped them, Fogelman delves into the psychology of altruism,illuminating why these rescuers chose to act while others simply stood by. While analyzing motivations,Conscience And Couragetells the stories of such little-known individuals as Stefnaia Podgorska Burzminska, a Polish teenager who hid thirteen Jews in her home; Alexander Roslan, a dealer in the black market who kept uprooting his family to shelter three Jewish children in his care, as well as more heralded individuals such as Oskar Schindler, Raoul Wallenberg, ad Miep Gies. Speaking to the same audience that flocked to Steven Spielberg's Academy Award-winning movie,Schindler's List,Conscience And Courageis the first book to go beyond the stories to answer the question: Why did they help?
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Melvil Decimal System (DDC)940.53 — History and Geography Europe Europe 1918- World War II
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