"You said the words you wanted me to hear but i heard the words you couldn't bring yourself to say": Women's first person accounts of the holocaust

Judith Tydor Baumel

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Abstract

Women's oral documentation and autobiographies can often be pivotal factors in understanding the Holocaust from a broader perspective. By letting the survivor speak for herself she becomes a subject-and not only an object-of history. Due to its very nature, oral history in particular, which in its purest form generates a dynamic interaction between interviewer and interviewee, can also create a positive environment for engendered and intimate discussions of otherwise taboo issues." Women's history was first of all a history of
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)17-56
Number of pages40
JournalOral History Review
Volume27
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - 2000
Externally publishedYes

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