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The Archive Thief

The Man Who Salvaged French Jewish History in the Wake of the Holocaust

The Archive Thief( )
Author: Leff, Lisa Moses
Series title:Oxford Series on History and Archives Ser.
Publication Date:Jul 2015
Publisher:Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $31.95
Book Description:

In the aftermath of the Holocaust, Jewish historian Zosa Szajkowski (Shy-KOV-ski) stole tens of thousands of documents from France and sold them to libraries in the United States. To understand why he did it, Leff takes us "backstage" at the archives and reveals the powerful ideological, economic, and scientific forces that made Holocaust-era Jewish scholars care more deeply than ever before about preserving the remnants of their past.

Book Details
Detailed Subjects: History / Jewish
Social Science / Criminology
Reference / General
Biography & Autobiography / Historical
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.24 x 9.204 x 0.897 Inches
Book Weight:1.1 Pounds

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