Image Before My Eyes: A Photographic History of Jewish Life in Poland, 1864-1939

Lucjan Dobroszycki


Image Before My Eyes: A Photographic History of Jewish Life in Poland, 1864-1939

Image Before My Eyes: A Photographic History of Jewish Life in Poland, 1864-1939

  • Title: Image Before My Eyes: A Photographic History of Jewish Life in Poland, 1864-1939
  • Author: Lucjan Dobroszycki
  • ISBN: 9780805206340
  • Page: 175
  • Format: Paperback



The Jews of Poland between the World Wars come alive in this photographic essay in all their diversities.One imagines that Polish Jewry would have wanted to be remembered thus looking out to the camera and the world beyond Ruth R Wisse Reveals a vibrantly rich kaleidoscope of life using many great photographs, some known, others never seen before A volume to r The Jews of Poland between the World Wars come alive in this photographic essay in all their diversities.One imagines that Polish Jewry would have wanted to be remembered thus looking out to the camera and the world beyond Ruth R Wisse Reveals a vibrantly rich kaleidoscope of life using many great photographs, some known, others never seen before A volume to read, to study, to treasure Cornell Capa Beautifully balanced to serve the fascinating truth of a civilization that vanished into the darkest folds of history.All this seems so distant and yet so familiar, for although they are gone, they are family, and it was just yesterday Mark Helprin A poignant and visually beautiful reconstitution of the varied, culturally rich, and endlessly fascinating lost world of Polish Jews Reading it makes one glow with pride Louis Begley If you re Jewish and looking for your roots and the world of your grandfathers, this is the book for you If you re not Jewish, but just curious, this book is for you.It can take you on a voyage into a world that vanished in the gas and smoke of the Holocaust Lucy S Dawidowicz One of the most extraordinary photographic histories ever assembled.An entire people and culture, now gone from the face of the earth, comes forth from its pages with an animation and vitality so powerful that the tragedy of the end of Polish Jewry seems for a moment, miraculously suspended Simon Schama


Recent Comments "Image Before My Eyes: A Photographic History of Jewish Life in Poland, 1864-1939"

Also great photos.

Some of the photos are haunting. Others are disappointingly posed and stilted, too formal to impart a sense of everyday life during the period when Jewish communities were still intact in Poland.


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