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Neighbors by Jan T. Gross

Neighbors

Neighbors by Jan T. Gross
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Oct 29, 2002 | 240 Pages
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    Oct 29, 2002 | 240 Pages

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Praise

“An important contribution to the literature of human bestiality unleashed by war.” —The New York Times Book Review

“Like an oral tale transcribed by a folklorist, it has the ring of the eternal to it…. Hatred like this runs deep in human nature and is ever ready to erupt again. Be warned.” —Los Angeles Times

“Extraordinary.” —New Republic

Table Of Contents

Neighbors – Jan T. Gross Acknowledgments
Introduction
Outline of the Story
Sources
Before the War
Soviet Occupation, 1939-1941
The Outbreak of the Russo-German War and the Pogrom in Radzilow
Preparations
Who Murdered the Jews of Jedwabne?
The Murder
Plunder
Intimate Biographies
Anachronism
What Do People Remember?
Collective Responsibility
New Approach to Sources
Is It Possible to Be Simultaneously a Victim and a Victimizer?
Collaboration
Social Support for Stalinism
For a New Historiography
Postscript
Afterword
Notes
Index

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