Biedermeier desk in Seattle: the Veit Simon children, class and the transnational in Holocaust history

@article{Hjkov2017BiedermeierDI,
  title={Biedermeier desk in Seattle: the Veit Simon children, class and the transnational in Holocaust history},
  author={A. H{\'a}jkov{\'a} and Maria von der Heydt},
  journal={European Review of History: Revue europ{\'e}enne d'histoire},
  year={2017},
  volume={24},
  pages={732 - 758}
}
Abstract This study offers a transnational history of the Holocaust based on a study of a well-known Berlin Jewish family, the Veit Simons. The authors use this tangled family history as a point of departure for a transnational history of the Holocaust. In particular, they show how to read the links connecting the protagonists to the wider world as a means of writing transnational history. Their history also shows the interconnectedness of perpetrators and victims. Moreover, they demonstrate… Expand