Critical Race Narratives: A Study of Race, Rhetoric, and Injury
"An immensely valuable contribution. As the last generation of witnesses to the Holocaust testify to its horrors, they must also testify to its heroes - those who risked all to safe lives. These movingly told stories restore our faith in the human spirit."
"The mystery of the rescue phenomenon will probably always elude us. As the rescuers' narratives in this remarkable volume show, the acts of saving Jews seemed spontaneous and natural, and thus the mystery of the rescue act begins to unravel radiantly. The insights which this interdisciplinary collection of essays subtly pieces together s how in unique fashion the preconditions, or the possibilities, of individual and collective courage."
--Dennis B. Klein, author of Jewish Origins of the Psychoanalytic Movement
A distinguished group of internationally known individuals, Jews and non-Jews, rescuers and rescued, offer their enriching first-person accounts and reflections that explore the question: Why did the Danes risk their lives to rescue the Jewish population?
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