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Further Reading

Post Holocaust memory: Breaking the "Myth of Silence"

Boder, David P. I did not Interview the Dead. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1949.

Cesarani, David and Eric J. Sundquist. After the Holocaust: Challenging the Myth of Silence. London: Routledge, 2012.

Diner, Hasia R. We Remember with Reverence and Love: American Jews and the Myth of Silence after the Holocaust, 1945-1962. New York: New York University Press, 2009.

Jockusch, Laura. Collect and record!: Jewish Holocaust documentation in early postwar Europe. New York, N.Y.: Oxford University Press, 2012.

Rosen, Alan. The Wonder of their Voices: the 1946 Holocaust interviews of David Boder. New York: Oxford University Press, 2010.

Schwarz, Leo W. The Root and the Bough: The Epic of an Enduring People. New York: Rinehart, 1949.

The Holocaust in America

Dinnerstein, Leonard. America and the survivors of the Holocaust. New York: Columbia University Press, 1982.

Finkelstein, Norman G. The Holocaust Industry: Reflections on the Exploitation of Jewish Suffering. London and New York: Verso, 2000.

Mintz, Alan L. Popular culture and the shaping of Holocaust memory in America. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2001.

Novick, Peter. The Holocaust in American Life. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1999.

Rosenfeld, Alvin H. “The Americanization of the Holocaust.” in Rethinking the Holocaust after Half a Century, edited by Alvin H. Rosenfeld, 119-150. Bloomington and Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, 1997.

Shandler, Jeffrey, While America Watches: Televising the Holocaust. New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999.

Weissman, Gary. Fantasies of Witnessing: Postwar Efforts to Experience the Holocaust. Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 2004.

American Jewish communal response to the Holocaust

Bauer, Yehuda. My Brother's Keeper: A History of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, 1929-1939. Philadelphia: Jewish Publication Society of America, 1974.

---. Out of the Ashes: The Impact of American Jews on Post-Holocaust European Jewry. Oxford: Pergamon Press, 1989.

Cohen, Beth B. Case closed: Holocaust survivors in postwar America. New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Press, 2007.

Karp, Abraham J. To give life: the UJA in the shaping of the American Jewish community. New York: Schocken Books, 1981.

Kavanaugh, Sarah. ORT, the Second World War and the rehabilitation of Holocaust survivors. London: Vallentine Mitchell, 2008.

Holocaust survivor testimony

Browning, Christopher R. Collected memories: Holocaust history and postwar testimony. George L. Mosse series in modern European cultural and intellectual history. Madison, Wis: University of Wisconsin Press, 2003.

Felman, Shoshana, and Dori Laub. Testimony: Crises of Witnessing in Literature, Psychoanalysis, and History. New York: Routledge, 1991.

Greenspan, Henry. On Listening to Holocaust survivors: Recounting and Life History. Westport, Conn.: Praeger, 1998.

Langer, Lawrence L. Holocaust Testimonies: the Ruins of Memory. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1991.

Matthäus, Jürgen. Approaching an Auschwitz Survivor: Holocaust Testimony and its Transformations. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009.

Waxman, Zoë. Writing the Holocaust: Identity, Testimony, Representation. Oxford historical monographs. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006.

Wieviorka, Annette. The Era of the Witness. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2006.
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