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A portrait of pacifists : Le Chambon, the Holocaust, and the lives of André and Magda Trocmé

Author: Richard P Unsworth
Publisher: Syracuse, N.Y. : Syracuse University Press, 2012.
Series: Religion, theology, and the Holocaust.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"This biography tells the story of André and Magda Trocmé, two individuals who made nonviolence a way of life. During World War II, the southern French town of Le Chambon-sur-Lignon and its surrounding villages became a center where Jews and others in flight from Nazi roundups could be hidden or led abroad, and where children with parents in concentration camps could be nurtured and educated. The Trocmés’ courage  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Biography
Named Person: André Trocmé; Magda Trocmé; André Trocmé; Magda Trocmé; André Trocmé; Magda Trocmé
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard P Unsworth
ISBN: 9780815609704 0815609701
OCLC Number: 759173901
Description: xxvi, 330 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Author's Note on the Memoirs --
Remembering : June 1971 --
Life after June 5 --
Pacifism Discovered --
Fathers and Sons --
Out of Siberia --
A Renegade Gentleman --
The Military Misadventure --
The Turnaround Year --
Real Church, Actual Church --
Le Chambon in the Thirties --
Understanding Catastrophe : 1939-1941 --
The War Worsens : 1942-1943 --
Climax and Dénouement : 1943-1944 --
The Bridge from War to Peace --
Versailles : The IFOR Years --
Versailles : Rebuilding Peace --
Geneva and Beyond --
Appendix: A Brief Chronology of the Trocmés' Lives and Events.
Series Title: Religion, theology, and the Holocaust.
Responsibility: Richard P. Unsworth ; with a foreword by Peter I. Rose.

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Explores the lives of heralded Holocaust rescuers Andre and Magda Trocme, and the people of Le Chambon-sur-Lignon France who saved thousands of Jews from the Nazis.  Read more...
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A compelling and engaging narrative that tasks any reader to think about the role and reality of violence within their world. More to the point, it tasks anyone interested in nonviolence to think Read more...

 
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