A Vanished World

Vishniac, Roman

Published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1983
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Hardcover. Folio. Farrar, Straus and Giroux. 1983. 179 gs. First Edition/First Printing. DJ in excellent shape, unclipped and with no tears present. No ownership marks present. Text is clean and free of marks, binding tight and solid, boards clean with no wear present. 801, 916; 0.5 x 11.75 x 11.5 Inches; 179 pages. Bookseller Inventory #

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Synopsis: This pictorial history of Jewish life in Germany in the 1930s before the Holocaust, shows the stories of individuals, their increasing poverty, sad wisdom and enduring love in the years leading up to World War II.

Review: Roman Vishniac's A Vanished World is an extraordinary record of the lives of German and Eastern European Jews in the years immediately preceding the Holocaust. Vishniac, a Russian Jew, began to take photographs of village life during World War I, when Russian Jews who lived near the front were accused of being German spies and were deported to Siberia. He later moved to Germany, where he witnessed the horrible events of Kristallnacht and the anti-Jewish legislation that allowed Hitler to declare his enemies stateless and therefore unworthy of international protection. As we study Vishniac's photographs--a surviving fraction of the more than 16,000 he took--we are aware that we are seeing the faces of those soon to die, witnessing a world that has all but perished. Yet that world, of shops and schools, of busy streets and quiet farms, remains with us if only as a ghostly memory, thanks in part to Vishniac's compassionate eye.

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Title: A Vanished World
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Publication Date: 1983
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition; First Printing.

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