Ghettostadt is the terrifying examination of the Jewish ghetto's place in the Nazi worldview. Exploring ghetto life in its broadest context, it deftly maneuvers between the perspectives and actions of Łódź’s beleaguered Jewish community, the Germans who oversaw and administered the ghetto';s affairs, and the "ordinary" inhabitants of the once Polish city.
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As the title suggests, Ghettostadt covers both the Lodz ghetto and the city itself, renamed Litzmannstadt under Nazi rule. And while Horowitz does go into detail to explain the terrible living ... Read full review
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