Omer Bartov, Erased: vanishing traces of Jewish Galicia in present-day Ukraine

  title={Omer Bartov, Erased: vanishing traces of Jewish Galicia in present-day Ukraine},
  author={Steven J. Seegel and John Paul Himka and Wendy Lower and Myroslav Shkandrij and Omer Bartov},
  journal={Nationalities Papers},
  pages={291 - 305}
Omer Bartov’s Erased, surely a work of history, is difficult to classify in terms of space and genre. It is all at once a Central European travelogue, a memory book, a historical meditation on genocide and provincial modernity, and post-genocidal memory. It is also a critical diary of an individual “guest” to Galicia, and a chronicle of this familiar stranger’s elective and accidental paths of identity. Bartov’s readers are challenged to look in the mirror. They’re teased intellectually and… Expand
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Distinguished Professor of European History, Professor of History, and Professor of German Studies Brown University
  • 2010
The Texture of Memory: Holocaust Memorials and Memory
  • New Haven, CT: Yale UP,
  • 1994