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Fear : anti-semitism in Poland after Auschwitz : an essay in historical interpretation

  title={Fear : anti-semitism in Poland after Auschwitz : an essay in historical interpretation},
  author={Jan Tomasz Gross},
  • J. Gross
  • Published 2006
  • History, Political Science
The fate of Jews in post-war Europe is a subject which has been neglected by historians both in the West and in areas previously under Soviet control. Clearly this is not a subject which has neutral connotations, raising questions about the way pre-war political elites subscribed to the belief that the fate of Jews was not an important element in the history of a given nation/state, the degree of complicity between the occupation administration and the local community, and, finally, how post… 

Rhetoric and the cultural trauma: An analysis of Jan T Gross’ book Fear. Anti-Semitism in Poland after Auschwitz

This study deals with the historian Jan T Gross’ book Fear, published in 2006 in the United States and in 2008 in Poland. The book deserves special attention because it became one of the most

'Last stop expulsion' - The minority question and forced migration in

This article deals with the European minorities in the period between the two world wars and with their final expulsion from nation-states at the end of World War II. First, the tensions which arose

The Polish-Jewish relations in Australia : the social consequences of historical misrecognition 1

This paper aims to move beyond much of the literature on Polish-Jewish dialogue and relations by taking a closer look at what needs to be done to bring about more positive results. It raises

Romania Confronts its Communist Past: Democracy, Memory, and Moral Justice

Reckoning with mass crimes perpetrated by an ideologically driven regime entails engaging in a thorough-going exploration of its utopian foundations. In the case of Romania, such an analysis requires

Negotiating, Contesting and Constructing Jewish Space in Postwar Muranów

One year after the Germans took control of Poland in September 1939 nearly 500,000 people of Jewish origin were forced to live in what was to become the largest Jewish ghetto in any German-occupied

Counting as one

  • J. Lorenz
  • Art
    HAU: Journal of Ethnographic Theory
  • 2015
The resurgence and transformation of Poland’s Jewish communal institutions and religious life in the last twenty years has inspired debate concerning the criteria for being and becoming Jewish. The

To Pacify, Populate and Polonise: Territorial Transformations and the Displacement of Ethnic Minorities in Communist Poland, 1944–49

The Second World War wrought fundamental changes to Poland’s state borders and its demographic and ethno-national structure. In the aftermath of the Holocaust, and against the backdrop of


Prior to World War II, the founder and key theorist of Poland's Christian Democratic movement—the Silesian political revolutionary Wojciech Korfanty—developed a sophisticated “Catholic rights-talk”

Anti-Americanism in Europe: Theoretical Mechanisms and Empirical Evidence

One of the most popular explanations for post-9/11 anti-Americanism argues that resentment against America and Americans is mainly a function of the US government’s unpopular actions. The present

Conflict of images, conflict of memories : Jewish themes in the Polish right-wing nationalistic press in the light of articles from Nasz Dziennik, 1998-2007

The thesis examines Jewish themes found in the right-wing nationalistic daily, Nasz Dziennik from its launch in 1998 up to 2007. The aim of the work is to expose and analyse the negative image of