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Author Shneer, David, 1972-
Title Through Soviet Jewish eyes : photography, war, and the Holocaust / David Shneer.
Imprint New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, 2011.

Author Shneer, David, 1972-
Series Jewish cultures of the world
Jewish cultures of the world.
Subject Photographers -- Soviet Union -- History.
Photographers -- Soviet Union -- Biography.
Jewish photographers -- Soviet Union -- History.
Jewish photographers -- Soviet Union -- Biography.
Documentary photography -- Soviet Union -- History.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Photography.
War photography -- Europe, Eastern.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Europe, Eastern -- Pictorial works.
Description 1 online resource (xiii, 283 pages) : illustrations
Contents How a group of Jews from the provinces built Soviet photojournalism -- Seeing red: Jewish photographers, the rise of the second generation, and Soviet photojournalism of the 1930s -- Soviet Jews on both sides of the camera: the photographs of Jewish agricultural colonies and Birobidzhan -- "Without the newspaper, we are defenseless!": photojournalists and the war -- Picturing grief, documenting crimes: Soviet Holocaust photography -- When Jews talked to Jews: wartime Soviet Yiddish culture and Soviet photographers' Jewishness -- From photojournalism to icons of war and the Holocaust: photographs and photographers after the War -- Epilogue : Soviet Jewish photographers as war heroes.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record.
Summary Most view the relationship of Jews to the Soviet Union through the lens of repression and silence. Focusing on an elite group of two dozen Soviet-Jewish photographers, Through Soviet Jewish Eyes presents a different picture. These artists participated in a social project they believed in and with which they were emotionally and intellectually invested-they were charged by the Stalinist state to tell the visual story of the unprecedented horror we now call the Holocaust. This passionate work tells their stories and highlights their work through their very own images-never-before-published phot.
ISBN 9780813550190 (electronic bk.)
081355019X (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 768123450
Additional Format Print version: Shneer, David, 1972- Through Soviet Jewish eyes. New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, 2011 9780813548845 (DLC) 2010003037 (OCoLC)505017559

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