Princeton University Library Catalog

The Holocaust across generations : trauma and its inheritance among descendants of survivors / Janet Jacobs.

Author:
Jacobs, Janet Liebman [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
[New York: New York University Press, 2016, , ©2016]
Description:
ix, 179 pages ; 23 cm
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 161-172) and index.
Contents:
Family narratives and the social construction of descendant identity -- Ritual and the emotional transmission of Holocaust trauma -- Redefining the sacred: spirituality and the crisis of masculinity among children and grandchildren of survivors -- The social relations of inherited trauma: the meaning of attachment and connection in the lives of descendants -- Reengaging the past: identity, mourning, and empathy at sites of terror -- Descendants as Holocaust carriers: bringing the past into public consciousness -- The changing landscape of Holocaust remembrance and future directions in the study of traumatic inheritance.
Subject(s):
Form/​Genre:
Case studies.
ISBN:
  • 9781479833566 (cl ; alk. paper)
  • 1479833568 (cl ; alk. paper)
  • 9781479839292 (pb ; alk. paper)
  • 1479839299 (pb ; alk. paper)
LCCN:
2016023896
OCLC:
950611276
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