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- Profile 2009; US$ 14.38
At the age of ten Thomas Buergenthal arrived at Auschwitz after surviving the Ghetto of Kielce and two labour camps, and was soon separated from his parents. Using his wits and some remarkable strokes of luck, he managed to survive until he was liberated from Sachsenhausen in 1945. After experiencing the turmoil of Europe's post-war years - from... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2008; US$ 15.99
True story from the major motion picture "In Darkness," official 2012 Academy Award nominee for Best Foreign Language Film. In 1943, with Lvov's 150,000 Jews having been exiled, killed, or forced into ghettos and facing extermination, a group of Polish Jews daringly sought refuge in the city's sewer system. The last surviving member this group,... more...
- Midpoint Trade Books 2010; US$ 9.95
This is the remarkable story of Haj Amin al-Husseini who was, in many ways, as big a Nazi villain as Hitler himself. To understand his influence on the Middle East is to understand the ongoing genocidal program against the Jews of Israel. Al-Husseini was a bridge figure in terms of transporting the Nazi genocide in Europe into the post-war Middle East.... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2011; US$ 75.00
Adorno's famous dictum that writing poetry after Auschwitz would be barbaric has haunted discourse on poetics, yet has also given rise to poetic and theoretical acts of resistance. The essays in this volume discuss postwar poetics in terms of new poetolog more...
- The History Press 2010; US$ 14.57
More than 800,000 people entered Treblinka, and fewer than seventy came out. Hershl Sperling was one of them. He escaped. Why then, fifty years later, did he jump to his death from a bridge in Scotland? This book traces the life of a man who survived five concentration camps, and what he had to do to achieve this. more...
- Continuum International Publishing 2011; US$ 23.95
When representing the Holocaust, the slightest hint of narrative embellishment strikes contemporary audiences as somehow a violation against those who suffered under the Nazis. This anxiety is, at least in part, rooted in Theodor Adorno’s dictum that “To write poetry after Auschwitz is barbaric.” And despite the fact that he later... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00
Drawing onhitherto neglected materials,Zohar Segev sheds new light on the policy of the World Jewish Congress (WJC) during the Holocaust. Contrary to popular belief, he can show that there was an impressive system of previously unknown rescue efforts. Furthermore, in stark contrast to the Zionist movement, WJC leaders strove to establish a Jewish state... more...
- Hamilton Books 2012; US$ 24.99
Each chapter within The Boy in the Suitcase tells a different story of families throughout the world who have been affected by the Holocaust. This book also covers the trauma of second generation children of Holocaust survivors. Intelligence, courage, and the will to survive permeate each remarkable chapter. more...