Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Hotel Bolivia: The Culture of Memory in a Refuge from Nazism” as Want to Read:
Hotel Bolivia: The Culture of Memory in a Refuge from Nazism
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating

Hotel Bolivia: The Culture of Memory in a Refuge from Nazism

3.75 of 5 stars 3.75  ·  rating details  ·  16 ratings  ·  3 reviews
In the 1930s, many tens of thousands of people fleeing Nazi-dominated Europe found refuge in Latin America. And in the short, terrifying months between the Anschluss and Kristallnacht in 1938 and the outbreak of World War II, Bolivia was one of the few remaining places in the entire world to accept Jewish refugees; more than twenty thousand Central Europeans were soon rema ...more
Hardcover, 234 pages
Published December 31st 1998 by Hill & Wang (first published August 1st 1957)
more details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Hotel Bolivia, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Hotel Bolivia

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30 of 45)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  rating details
Sharon
My grandparents were part of the group described in this book, survivors who escaped from the concentration camps who took refuge in Bolivia from the war, where my mother was eventually born and raised. Given the personal connection I found it fascinating.
Maira
"Indeed, in the panic months following the German Anschluss of Austria in March 1938 and Kristallnacht in November of that year, Bolivia was one of very few remaining places in the entire world to accept Jewish refugees. In the short period between then and the end of the first year of World War II, some twenty thousand refugees, primarily from Germany, Austria, Czechoslovakia, entered Bolivia-more than in Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, and India combined. When the war ended, a se ...more
Margaret
It was more PhD dissertation than history, but interesting, vaguely.
Daniel
Daniel marked it as to-read
Jan 28, 2015
Sharon
Sharon marked it as to-read
Dec 15, 2014
Juan Kudelka zalles
Juan Kudelka zalles marked it as to-read
Dec 11, 2014
Henni
Henni marked it as to-read
Dec 09, 2014
Sara VA
Sara VA marked it as to-read
Oct 12, 2014
Susan
Susan marked it as to-read
May 28, 2014
Abel
Abel marked it as to-read
Mar 31, 2014
Miriam
Miriam marked it as to-read
Mar 12, 2014
Nicole Mccolgan-tiller
Nicole Mccolgan-tiller is currently reading it
Feb 16, 2014
Dolores M.
Dolores M. marked it as to-read
Sep 09, 2014
julia
julia marked it as to-read
Dec 28, 2013
Laura
Laura marked it as to-read
Oct 20, 2013
Madcapmeg
Madcapmeg marked it as to-read
Jul 17, 2013
James
James marked it as to-read
Jul 08, 2013
Amber
Amber added it
Apr 05, 2013
Laurie
Laurie marked it as to-read
Mar 03, 2013
Vivian
Vivian marked it as to-read
May 05, 2012
Erica
Erica added it
Aug 27, 2011
« previous 1 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
Linguistics And Literary History Três poemas sobre o êxtase Marcel Proust e altri saggi di letteratura francese moderna Classical and Christian Ideas of World Harmony. Prolegomena to an Interpretation of the Word "Stimmung." Études de style

Share This Book