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The Resource The ravine : a family, a photograph, a Holocaust massacre revealed, Wendy Lower

The ravine : a family, a photograph, a Holocaust massacre revealed, Wendy Lower

Label
The ravine : a family, a photograph, a Holocaust massacre revealed
Title
The ravine
Title remainder
a family, a photograph, a Holocaust massacre revealed
Statement of responsibility
Wendy Lower
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 2009, the acclaimed author of Hitler?s Furies was shown a photograph just brought to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. The documentation of the Holocaust is vast, but there are virtually no images of a Jewish family at the actual moment of murder, in this case by German officials and Ukrainian collaborators. A Ukrainian shooter?s rifle is inches from a woman's head, obscured in a cloud of smoke. She is bending forward, holding the hand of a barefooted little boy. And?only one of the shocking revelations of Wendy Lower?s brilliant ten-year investigation of this image?the shins of another child, slipping from the woman?s lap. Wendy Lower?s forensic and archival detective work?in Ukraine, Germany, Slovakia, Israel, and the United States?recovers astonishing layers of detail concerning the open-air massacres in Ukraine. The identities of mother and children, of the killers?and, remarkably, of the Slovakian photographer who openly took the image, as a secret act of resistance?are dramatically uncovered. Finally, in the hands of this brilliant exceptional scholar, a single image unlocks a new understanding of the place of the family unit in the ideology of Nazi genocide.
Assigning source
--Amazon
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lower, Wendy
Dewey number
940.53/1809477
Illustrations
photographs
Index
index present
LC call number
DS135.U4
LC item number
L69 2021
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
  • Jews
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Images, Photographic
  • Ukraine
  • Germany
Label
The ravine : a family, a photograph, a Holocaust massacre revealed, Wendy Lower
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 185-244) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
The photograph -- Miropol -- The Aktion: the German killers -- The photographer -- The search for the family -- Excavating history -- The missing missing -- Justice -- Epilogue: The shoes
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
258 pages
Isbn
9780544828698
Lccn
2020023336
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
photographs
System control number
(OCoLC)on1237119378
Label
The ravine : a family, a photograph, a Holocaust massacre revealed, Wendy Lower
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 185-244) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
The photograph -- Miropol -- The Aktion: the German killers -- The photographer -- The search for the family -- Excavating history -- The missing missing -- Justice -- Epilogue: The shoes
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
258 pages
Isbn
9780544828698
Lccn
2020023336
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
photographs
System control number
(OCoLC)on1237119378

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