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- Bucknell University Press 2010; US$ 36.99
How do individuals, societies, and nations deal with their difficult pasts? 'Getting History Right' examines this question in a comparative context by looking at an authoritarian East Germany and a pluralistic, democratic West Germany. Eschewing a narrow focus on elites, this work draws extensively on societal level discussions of the past in popular... more...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 126.00
The Vienna-born writer Emil Alphons Rheinhardt (1889?1945)was was arrested in France in 1943 and then deported to Dachau concentration camp, where he died shortly before the liberation. Rheinhardt?s notes from the Gestapo prisons bear witness to a long-forgotten humanist who believed in the peacemaking power of culture. more...
- Indiana University Press 2002; US$ 23.95
In a gripping exchange of letters written in the closing years of the 20th century, two men struggle to come to terms with the signal event of their time, the Holocaust. Born in the Rhineland-Palatinate region of Germany in the early part of the 20th century, both bore witness to the turbulent years... more...
- Hamilton Books 2010; US$ 27.99
This book tells of growing up Jewish in Norway during and after WWII. As a young child, the author escaped from the Nazis to neutral Sweden with her immediate family. The author's identity as a Norwegian and a Jew led her to explore previously unopened doors in writing this memoir. more...
- Princeton University Press 1998; US$ 82.50
The impact of technology-enhanced mass death in the twentieth century, argues Zachary Braiterman, has profoundly affected the future shape of religious thought. In his provocative book, the author shows how key Jewish theologians faced the memory of Auschwitz by rejecting traditional theodicy, abandoning any attempt to justify and vindicate the relationship... more...
- Doubleday Canada 2010; US$ 21.95
Winner of the Canadian Jewish Book Award 2000 100 cigarettes and a bottle of vodka ? the reward in German-occupied Poland for turning in a Jew. Arthur Schaller was eleven when Germany invaded Poland in 1939. Along with the rest of the Jewish population of Warsaw, he and his family were confined in the Ghetto. His father had escaped to Soviet-occupied... more...
- Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2007; US$ 12.95
163256: A Memoir of Resistance is Michael Englishman's astonishing story of courage, resourcefulness, and moral fibre as a Dutch Jew during World War II and its aftermath, from the Nazi occupation of Holland in 1940, through his incarceration in numerous death and labour camps, to his eventual liberation by Allied soldiers in 1945 and his emigration... more...
- Berghahn Books 2008; US$ 90.00
Israeli youth voyages to Poland are one of the most popular and influential forms of transmission of Holocaust memory in Israeli society. Through intensive participant observation, group discussions, student diaries, and questionnaires, the author demonstrates how the State shapes Poland into a living deathscape of Diaspora Jewry. In the course of... more...
- Oxford University Press 1996; US$ 19.95
A collection of Langer's essays which represent his efforts to see the Holocaust as it really was. The essays examine the ways in which accounts of the Holocaust - in history, literature, film and theology - have extended and sometimes limited our insight into this event. more...