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The Ambiguity of Virtue

Gertrude van Tijn and the Fate of the Dutch Jews

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$29.95 • £23.95 • €27.00

ISBN 9780674281387

Publication Date: 03/31/2014


352 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

28 halftones, 2 maps


  • Frontispiece: Gertrude van Tijn, 1936
  • Map: The Netherlands, 1940
  • Prologue
  • 1. “Ruined Woman”
  • 2. Rebuilding Lives
  • 3. “Death Ships”
  • 4. Gertrude’s War
  • 5. Mission to Lisbon
  • 6. Crisis of Conscience
  • 7. Help for the Departing
  • 8. Trading with the Enemy
  • 9. To the Bitter End
  • 10. Last Exit from Amsterdam
  • 11. Aftermath
  • 12. A Reckoning
  • Epilogue
  • Sources
  • Abbreviations
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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