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Title Resisting genocide : the multiple forms of rescue / editors, Jacques Semelin, Claire Andrieu, Sarah Gensburger ; translated by Emma Bentley and Cynthia Schoch.
Imprint 2013
New York : Oxford University Press, [2013]

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Series The CERI series in comparative politics and international studies
CERI series in comparative politics and international studies.
Subject Genocide -- History -- Congresses.
Crimes against humanity -- History -- Congresses.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Influence -- Congresses.
Genocide -- Prevention -- Congresses.
Alt Name Sémelin, Jacques,
Andrieu, Claire, 1952-
Gensburger, Sarah,
Uniform Title Resistance aux genocides. English.
Description 1 online resource (xix, 539 pages) : illustrations.
Note "First edition published in 2010."
"This volume is the outcome of a conference entitled "Rescue Practices Facing Genocides. Comparative Perspectives" that took place at CERI (the Centre for International Studies and Research, CNRS/Sciences Po) in Paris in December 2006, in association with Sciences Po's Centre d'histoire."
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 507-524) and index.
Contents Introduction: From help to rescue / Jacques Semelin -- From the memory of rescue to the institution of the title of "Righteous" / Sarah Gensburger -- In search of the "righteous people": the case of the Armenian massacres of 1915 / Fatma Muge Gocek -- Assistance to Jews and the Allied airmen in France: a comparative approach / Claire Andrieu -- Researching the survival and rescue of Jews in Nazi-occupied Europe: a plea for use of quantitative methods / Marnix Croes -- Anti-semitism and rescue of Jews in France: an odd couple? / Renee Poznanski -- Who dared to rescue Jews, and why? / Nechama Tec -- Rescue and self-interest: protecting property to save people? / Florent le Bot -- Italian Jews and the memory of rescue, 1944-1961 / Paola Bertilotti -- Rescuers and killer-rescuers during the Rwanda genocide: rethinking standard categories of analysis / Lee Ann Fujii -- Rescue practices during the Armenian genocide / Hasmik Tevosyan -- Ottoman officials against the Armenian genocide: a comparative approach to Turkish towns / Raymond Kevorkian -- Conversion and rescue: survival strategies in the Armenian genocide / Ugur Umit Ungor -- Humanitarianism and massacres: the example of the International Committee of the Red Cross / Irene Herrmann and Daniel Palmieri -- The Swiss reaction to the Nazi genocide: active refusal, passive help / Ruth Fivaz-Silbermann -- The OSE and the rescue of Jewish children, from the postwar to the prewar period / Katy Hazan, Georges Weill -- The context of rescue in Nazi-occupied Western Europe / Bob Moore -- The "Brunner Aktion": a struggle against rescue, September 1943-March 1944 / Tal Bruttmann -- "Guide and motivator" or "central treasury"?: the "Joint" in France, 1942-1944 / Laura Hobson Faure -- The BBC Hungarian service and rescue of Jews of Hungay, 1940-1945 / Frank Chalk -- From "rescue" to violence: overcoming local opposition to genocide in Rwanda / Scott Straus -- Crossing a border to escape: examples from the Gishamvu and Kigembe communities of Rwanda / Charles Kabwete Mulinda -- Beatrice Rohner's work in the death camps of Armenians in 1916 / Hans Lukas-Kieser -- The impossible rescue of the Armenians of Mardin: the Sinjar safe haven / Yves Ternon -- Was the UGIF an obstacle to the rescue of the Jews? / Michel Laffitte -- Roundups, rescue, and social networks in Paris, 1940-1944 / Camille Menager -- Protestant minorities, Judeo-Protestant affinities, and rescue of the Jews in the 1940s / Patrick Cabanel -- Nieuwlande, land of rescue, 1941/42-1945 / Michel Fabreguet -- Surviving undetected: the "Bund", rescue, and memory in Germany / Marc Roseman -- Social cohesion and emergency: The Muslims of Mabare during the genocide in Rwanda, April 1994 / Emmanuel Viret -- Conclusion: rescue -- a notion revisited / Claire Andrieu.
Summary Every genocide in history has been notable for the minority of brave individuals and groups who put their own lives at risk to rescue its would-be victims. Based on three case studies - the genocides of the Armenians, the Jews and the Rwandese Tutsis - this book attempts to make rescue an object of research, while breaking free of the notion of 'Righteous among the Nations'.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780199333493 (alk. paper)
0199333491 (alk. paper)
9780190235628
0190235624
OCLC # 904724919
Additional Format Print version: Resisting genocide. New York : Oxford University Press, [2013] 9780199333493 (DLC) 2013017003 (OCoLC)830946659