Resistance by Israel Gutman
The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

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One of the few survivors of the 1943 Warsaw ghetto uprising, Holocaust scholar Gutman draws on dairies, personal letters, and underground press reports in this compelling, authoratative account of a landmark event in Jewish history. Here, too, is a portrait of the vibrant culture that shaped the young fightersm whose inspired defiance would have far reaching implications for the Jewish people and the State of Isreal, founded exactly fifty years ago.   Note:  Some of the photos and maps contained in the print edition of this book have been excluded from the e-book edition due to permissions issues.

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Isreal Gutman teaches modern Jewish history at the Hebrew University and directs research at Yad Vashem, Isreal's national Holocaust memorial. He lives in Jerusalem.
Published August 3, 2012 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. 328 pages
Genres: History, Travel, War, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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Gutman moves from the painful details to the larger, ideological picture, such as Himmler exhorting his troops to battle the Soviets, aka the ``Jewish'' Bolsheviks, for the Aryan world ``as we have conceived it: beautiful, decent, socially equal.'' Only after the ghetto is largely depleted from e...

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