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Jewish Women Prisoners of Ravensbruck

by Judith Buber Agassi

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Published by Oneworld Publications .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • The Holocaust,
  • Women"s studies,
  • Second World War, 1939-1945,
  • Jewish Holocaust,
  • Women - 20th Century History,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • Germany,
  • Holocaust,
  • History / General,
  • Women"s Studies - General,
  • General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages352
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8971663M
    ISBN 101851684700
    ISBN 109781851684700

      Ravensbrück was the only major Nazi concentration camp for women. Located about fifty miles north of Berlin, the camp was the site of murder by slave labor, torture, starvation, shooting, lethal injection, "medical" experimentation, and gassing. While this camp was designed to hold 5, women, the actual figure was six times this number.5/5(1).   Between and , , women from twenty-three countries were imprisoned in Ravensbrück, including political prisoners, Jehovah's Witnesses, "asocials" (including Gypsies, prostitutes, and lesbians), criminals, and Jewish women (who made up about 20 percent of the population). O : University of Wisconsin Press.

    Only a small number of these women were Jewish; Ravensbrück was largely a place for the Nazis to eliminate other inferior beings - social outcasts, Gypsies, political enemies, foreign resisters, the sick, the disabled, and the "mad". Over six years the prisoners endured beatings, torture, slave labor, starvation, and random execution.   - Buy Ravensbruck: Life and Death in Hitler's Concentration Camp for Women book online at best prices in India on Read Ravensbruck: Life and Death in Hitler's Concentration Camp for Women book reviews & author details and more at Reviews:

      New book features testimonials from women who survived the horrors and heinous medical experiments suffered by prisoners at the hands of .   This is a book you read if you want to know, and sometimes, knowing hurts. Ravensbruck is an interesting book. Perhaps it is a bit different than most other books of this nature. It does not follow the story of one person through their time in a World War II concentration camp. Rather, this book is a biography of a different sort.


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Jewish Women Prisoners of Ravensbruck by Judith Buber Agassi Download PDF EPUB FB2

Between and, women from twenty-three countries were imprisoned in Ravensbrück, including political prisoners, Jehovah's Witnesses, "asocials" (including Gypsies, prostitutes, and lesbians), criminals, and Jewish women (who made up about 20 percent of the population).

O by:   “Though the story centers around Catholic political prisoners experimented on at Ravensbruck and there are only six Jewish characters in the. Ravensbrűck: Life and Death in Hitler's Concentration Camp for Women by Sarah Helm First published in in the UK where the title was If This is a Woman First of all the UK title comes from Primo Levi’s book If This is a Man (often titled Survival In Auschwitz in the US: Consider if this is a woman Without hair and without name/5().

Jewish Women Prisoners of Ravensbruck offers insight into the identities of the women within Ravensbruck's walls, presenting original research from major archives in Germany, Israel and the USA/5. Käthe Leichter, an inmate of Ravensbrück from her poem “An Meine Bruder” (to my brothers).

The German original appears in Christa Schultz, (ed.) Der Wind weht weinend bei die Ebene: Ravensbrucker Gedichte,pp.

62–English translation from Rochelle Saidel, The Jewish women of Ravensbruck Concentration Camp, Madison, Wisc.,p   Aboutwomen and children, 20, men and 1, adolescent girls and young women were registered in Ravensbrück between andof whom tens of thousands were murdered or died.

Only ten percent of Ravensbruck's prisoners were Jewish, contrary to a lot of other camps; the rest were arrested due to opposition to the Nazi Part She tells of the atrocities of Ravensbruck, a German concentration camp during the Second World War, and the only one of its kind exclusively for women prisoners/5().

In the first place, the number of Jews there was always relatively small in comparison with other categories of prisoners; Himmler declared it Judenfrei after the last thousand or. In its six-year history,women from twenty-seven countries were imprisoned in Ravensbrück.

Only ab in all survived. Jewish Women Prisoners of Ravensbrück reclaims the lost identities of these victims. Together with a team of researchers, Judith Buber Agassi interviewed survivors of Ravensbrück on four continents.

Ravensbrück, the concentration camp that the Nazis created to incarcerate women, received its first transport of prisoners in the spring of While not created as a camp specifically for Jewish women, they were among the camp’s inmate population for nearly all of its six-year existence.

The only Nazi concentration camp built for women opened in Maydesigned to hold 3, It had salvias and an aviary and later a hair salon for the guards. Prisoners slept to a block. Ravensbrück was a concentration camp built exclusively for women.

It was designed to terrorize, brutalize, humiliate, torture & murder. During its six year operation, from –, an estimatedwomen were imprisoned there; o are estimated to have survived. Ravensbrück was built after six major concentration camps were already in operation to meet the.

The Jewish Women Of Ravensbruck Concentration Camp by Rochelle G. Saidel (Founder and Director of the Remember the Women Institute in New York and Senior Scientific Research at the Center for the Study of Women and Gender, University of Sao Paulo) is an impressive and seminal contribution to the growing library of Holocaust Studies with its focus upon the fate of Jewish women Cited by: Get this from a library.

The Jewish women prisoners of Ravensbrück: who were they?. [Judith Buber Agassi] -- "Ravensbrück was the only major Nazi concentration camp for women. Between andit was the site of murder by slave labor, torture, starvation, shooting, lethal injection, medical.

Prisoners. Construction of the camp began in November by the order of the SS leader Heinrich Himmler and was unusual in that it was intended exclusively to hold female inmates. Ravensbrück first housed prisoners in Maywhen the SS moved women from the Lichtenburg concentration camp in months after the start of World War II the camp's maximum capacity was Location: Fürstenberg/Havel, Germany.

As a sociologist, she studied the social relations of the Jewish prisoners among themselves as well as with the non-Jewish majority.\" \"After the mass murder of Jewish prisoners early ina larger group organization became impossible, but the Jewish women developed a special and effective form of small-group organization, the so-called.

Voice to the silent &#; Ravensbr&#;ck was the only major Nazi concentration camp for women. Between andit was the site of murder by slave labor, torture, starvation, shooting, lethal injection, medical experimentation, and gassing.

In its six-year history, Brand: Texas Tech University Press. Between and, women from twenty-three countries were imprisoned in Ravensbrück, including political prisoners, Jehovah's Witnesses, "asocials" (including Gypsies, prostitutes, and lesbians), criminals, and Jewish women (who made up about.

World War 2 sawfemale prisoners pass through the gates of Ravensbruck – most of whom never returned. Only a relatively small number of those women were Jewish. Historical records indicate that during the camp’s operating years (from May. About Ravensbruck. Months before the outbreak of World War II, Heinrich Himmler—prime architect of the Holocaust—designed a special concentration camp for women, located fifty miles north of Berlin.

Only a small number of the prisoners were Jewish. To research the book, Sommer visited all 10 camps — which included Dachau and Buchenwald — and interviewed 30 former prisoners, among them a .The Jewish Women Of Ravensbruck Concentration Camp by Rochelle G.

Saidel (Founder and Director of the Remember the Women Institute in New York and Senior Scientific Research at the Center for the Study of Women and Gender, University of Sao Paulo) is an impressive and seminal contribution to the growing library of Holocaust Studies with its.The Jewish Women Prisoners of Ravensbrück by Judith Buber Agassi Book Resume: To date, Judith Buber Agassi has recovered the identities of o Revensbruck prisoners.

Now in paperback, this study of Ravensbruck, largely overlooked in favor of more notorious killing camps, brings to the forefront a unique set of Holocaust victims.