Governments-in-Exile and the Jews during the Second World War

Edited by: Jan Lanicek, James Jordan

Contributions by: Antony Polonsky

While the examination of bystanders to the Holocaust has constituted an important part of Holocaust research in the last decades, historians have focused mainly on the two major Western Allied powers, the United States and the United Kingdom. This book broadens this important research area to include the other members of the anti-Hitler alliance and how they helped to shape the attitudes and responses to the Nazi persecution and extermination of European Jewry. Specifically, it looks at the 'Jewish policy' of the various governments-in-exile that were established during the war in London and elsewhere, offering for the first time a comparative perspective on an important topic. The book contains an extensive introductory essay by Antony Polonsky, along with contributions by leading academics, including Tony Kushner, Renee Poznanski, Rainer Schulze, and Dariusz Stola. *** "Highly recommended." - Choice, Vol. 51, No. 3, November 2013


278 pages

Publication Date: 4/15/2013
Format: Cloth
ISBN: 9780853038757