By Melita Maschmann,Marianne Schweitzer Burkenroad,Helen Epstein,Geoffrey Strachan
Written as a letter to an unnamed Jewish lady, this memoir information the trajectory of a socially-conscious, well-educated, middle-class woman as she joins the Hitler early life, supervises the eviction of Polish farmers from their land and works within the excessive echelons of Nazi press and propaganda. Maschmann was once arrested in 1945, on the age of 27, accomplished obligatory de-Nazification and have become a contract journalist.
This e-book version encompasses a new creation explaining how the Publishers pointed out Maschmann’s highschool Jewish good friend, Marianne Schweitzer Burkenroad, born in 1918 and now residing in California. In an afterword, she recounts for the 1st time her friendship with Maschmann and her reactions to Account Rendered.
“[Account Rendered is an] very important rfile of its time [...] i've got the influence that you're completely honest, another way I wouldn’t have written again to you.” — letter from Hannah Arendt to Melita Maschmann
“There weren’t loads of books through former Nazis within the Sixties. i discovered in [Account Rendered] somebody who have been overtaken by means of heritage, was once suffering to make feel of what not made experience, and to appreciate why it had as soon as performed so. In different books, the Jews have been an abstraction. For Maschmann, the Jews have been buddies and neighbors, which complex the method of dehumanization that she participated in. The memoir appeared plausible and sincere in ways in which different tales from the defeated did not.” — Arthur Samuelson, former Editor-in-Chief, Schocken Books
“Melita Maschmann’s candid [book], sub-titled ‘No test at justification,’ is a precious research of the political seduction of younger zeal” — Der Spiegel
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