Maladie de Famine: Recherches Cliniques sur la Famine Exécutée dans le Ghetto de ... Maladie de Famine: Recherches Cliniques sur la Famine Exécutée dans le Ghetto de ... Maladie de Famine: Recherches Cliniques sur la Famine Exécutée dans le Ghetto de ...

Maladie de Famine: Recherches Cliniques sur la Famine Exécutée dans le Ghetto de Varsovie en 1942

Apfelbaum, Emil (Ed.); David Guzik; Prof. Dr. Julius Zweibaum; Dr. Marek Koenigstein; Jonas Turkov; Dr. Josef Sack; Dr. Leon Plockier (Contributions by)

Published by American Joint Distribution Committee, Varsovie, 1946
Condition: fair to g+ Soft cover
From ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB) (Santa Monica, CA, U.S.A.)

AbeBooks Seller Since February 4, 2000

Quantity Available: 1

Buy Used
Price: US$ 950.00 Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 5.00 Within U.S.A. Destination, Rates & Speeds
Add to basket

30 Day Return Policy

About this Item

Quarto. 264pp. Original printed wrappers. Typed note introducing the work and dated November 1948 pasted to front free endpaper.The deliberate use of famine was an integral part of Nazi plans and policies regarding Eastern Europe during World War II as attested in the following three key examples: First, the so-called General Plan for the East (Generalplan Ost; hereafter GPO); second, the "hunger strategy" carried out by the Germans in the occupied regions of the Soviet Union following the invasion of June 1941, which included the starvation of Soviet POWs and Soviet civilians; and third, the Nazi ghettoization policies from 1940 to 1942 which created famine conditions in which hundreds of thousands of Jews died of hunger and hunger-related diseases. The present volume examines an important part of the third and final example of Nazi use of famine by the ghettoization policies. This printed report contains the research on the effects of starvation on children and adults that was conducted by several Jewish physicians employed in the Berson and Bauman Jewish Children's Hospital on Sliska Street in Warsaw, a hospital located in the small ghetto between 1940 and 1942. It takes the form of a series of articles by individual doctors who conducted their research independently. The report, which includes photographs and testimonies, was smuggled out of the ghetto in 1942 or 1943. All of the participating physicians, with the exception of the editor Professor Emil Apfelbaum, perished during the war*. Illustrated with 11 b/w photographic plates and numerous charts, this work provides clear evidence that famine was a central component of Nazi plans for occupied Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union. The hunger strategy implemented in conjunction with 'Operation Barbarossa', as well as the inhumane conditions created in the ghettos of Eastern Europe, had catastrophic consequences for the Slavic and Jewish populations of the region. Raul Hilberg** has estimated that over half a million Polish Jews died in the ghettos. Approximately 7.5 million non-Jewish Ukrainian, White Russian and Polish civilians died as result of German occupation. In addition, some 3.3 million Soviet POWs perished through hunger, disease or shooting at the hands of the Germans on the Eastern front over the course of the war. These horrific figures underscore the magnitude of the death and suffering produced by the calculated starvation strategies applied by the Nazi regime. Along with numerous other methods of death and destruction, the deliberate use of famine must be rated as one of the favored Nazi means of exterminating the regime's racial and ideological enemies. True first edition (simultaneously with the Polish). Wrappers age-toned, with spine and covers partly chipped. Pages evenly age-toned throughout. Text in French. Wrappers in overall poor to fair, interior in good+ condition. Bookseller Inventory # 40292

Ask Seller a Question

Bibliographic Details

Title: Maladie de Famine: Recherches Cliniques sur ...

Publisher: American Joint Distribution Committee, Varsovie

Publication Date: 1946

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition:fair to g+

Edition: First edition.

Store Description

Since 1985 we offer individual books for sale from our inventory of 150,000 rare, out-of-print and antiquarian volumes on many topics, with an emphasis on Judaica, Hebraica, Bibles and rabbinics, the fine and decorative arts, architecture, photography, textile and wallpaper sample books, Bauhaus and the avant garde, expressionist dance, Olympic Games and sport, the ancient near-east and archeology, erotica, illustrated and foreign-language books, especially German, Yiddish, Polish and Hebrew, as well as books from the Weimar Republic and the Third Reich, plus Russian constructivist materials. We create book collections, both large and small, for individuals, decorators, archives and libraries¿currently available: a 10,000-volume research collection on Judaica in the German language. In addition, we maintain a beguiling selection of original works of art and photography. Eric Chaim Kline provides appraisal services for estate, insurance and tax purposes, often helping to match book donors with libraries and museums. We purchase books of merit and entire collections; we also take books on consignment with favorable terms. We are a rental source for movie and tv production, occasionally providing the prop on which the plot turns. Traveling throughout the U.S. and Europe, Eric Chaim Kline has been buying and selling old and rare books since the 1980¿s, when in graduate school at Brandeis University. Proprietor of bookshops in several Los Angeles locations since 1985, he hosts visitors by appointment in our lively bookstore and ships books to collectors, libraries and museums worldwide. Kline occasionally lectures on topics in book collecting and Jewish studies. He sponsors the annual Bibliography Award granted by the Association of Jewish Libraries and serves on the national board of the Antiquarian Booksellers¿ Association of America. We welcome your inquiries.

Visit Seller's Storefront

Terms of Sale:

Visa, Mastercard, American Express, checks, money orders and bank transfers. Prepayment is required, however we extend billing to libraries and members of the trade. Books may be returned within 10 days if not as described.


Shipping Terms:

Shipping fees are based on your location and desired time frame, and they vary according to the weight and size of your order. We calculate United States Postal Service fees online and then round the amount up to an even figure by one or two dollars to cover delivery confirmation and to help with the cost of packing materials. We also ship via Federal Express (Fed Ex) and USPS Express. We are happy to accommodate special shipping needs by request.

Within the United States:
USPS Media mail is typically $5 for a book of average weight. Priority mail varies, depending on whether USPS flat-rates are applicable and advantageous for the dimension, weight and distance.

International:
International First Class typically starts at $20. International Priority is typically $35 or less if under four pounds weight, and starts at $40 if over four pounds. International Express is a faster and more expensive option.

Federal Express:
All Fed Ex shipping options are available, using your account or ours.

List this Seller's Books

Payment Methods
accepted by seller

Visa Mastercard American Express

Check Money Order Bank/Wire Transfer