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Four months before Hitler came to power, Pavel Friedländer was born in Prague to a middle-class Jewish family. In 1939, seven-year-old Pavel and his family were forced to flee Czechoslovakia for France, but his parents were able to conceal their son in a Roman Catholic seminary before being shipped to their destruction. After a whole-hearted religious conversion, young Pavel began training for priesthood. The birth of Israel prompted his discovery of his Jewish past and his true identity. Friedländer describes his experiences, moving from Israeli present to European past with composure and elegance.

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Saul Friedländer is the author of many books, including Nazi Germany and the Jews, History and Psychoanalysis, and Memory, History, and the Extermination of the Jews of Europe. A recipient of a MacArthur Foundation Award, he is retired from professorships at Tel Aviv University and the University of Geneva and currently holds the 1939 Club Chair at the University of California, Los Angeles.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780299190446
Author:
Friedlander, Saul
Publisher:
University of Wisconsin Press
Translator:
Lane, Helen R.
Author:
Lane, Helen R.
Location:
Madison, Wis.
Subject:
Religious
Subject:
France
Subject:
Jews
Subject:
Holocaust, jewish (1939-1945)
Subject:
Historical - Holocaust
Subject:
Holocaust, jewish
Subject:
Personal Memoirs
Subject:
Jewish
Subject:
General Biography
Subject:
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- France.
Subject:
Biography-Religious
Edition Number:
1
Edition Description:
1
Series:
George L. Mosse Series in Modern European Cultural and Intellectual History
Series Volume:
GTR-550
Publication Date:
20090531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
8 x 5.25 x 0.5 in

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