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- Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 35.00
They are voices that have been silent for centuries: those of captives and refugees, widows and orphans, the blind and infirm, and the underclass of the "working poor." Now, for the first time, the voices of the poor in the Middle Ages come to life in this moving book by historian Mark Cohen. A companion to Cohen's other volume, Poverty and Charity... more...
- Little, Brown and Company 2014; US$ 14.99
The spellbinding and revealing chronicle of Nazi-occupied Paris On June 14, 1940, German tanks entered a silent and nearly deserted Paris. Eight days later, France accepted a humiliating defeat and foreign occupation. Subsequently, an eerie sense of normalcy settled over the City of Light. Many Parisians keenly adapted themselves to the situation-even... more...
- Greenwood Publishing Group 1999; US$ 42.00
Relying on archival and contemporary sources, this text describes the Jewish people's effort to return death camp victims' assets to their heirs. It uncovers the behaviour of Swiss banking institutions, their complicity with the Nazis and their power over even their own "neutral" government. more...
- Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 124.99
This volume of the annual 'Studies in Contemporary Jewry' series presents essays on the origins of the Holocaust. 'The Fate of the European Jews', 1933-1945 provides multiple perspectives on the question of whether the Holocaust can best be explained as an inevitable result of Europe's anti-Semitic history, or as a tragic historical mutation. more...
- Grand Central Publishing 2007; US$ 9.99
Could our sense of who we are really turn on a sliver of DNA? In our multiethnic world, questions of individual identity are becoming increasingly unclear. Now in ABRAHAM'S CHILDREN bestselling author Jon Entine vividly brings to life the profound human implications of the Age of Genetics while illuminating one of today's most controversial topics:... more...
- Little, Brown and Company 2008; US$ 9.99
The true story that inspired the Oscar-winning movie The Counterfeiters. "An astonishing and exciting tale. The drama of how the Nazis mounted a complex counterfeiting operation inside a concentration camp is matched by the chilling life-or-death saga of the prisoners involved. It reads like a thriller, but it's all true." -Walter Isaacson, author... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 25.00
This is the captivating story behind Schindler?s List , the Booker Prize?winning book and the Academy Award?winning Spielberg film. Keneally tells the tale of the unlikely encounter that propelled him to write about Oskar Schindler and of the impact of his extraordinary account on people around the world. Thomas Keneally met Leopold ?Poldek? Pfefferberg,... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 13.00
"Throughout my life as a journalist," writes Igal Sarna in his preface, "I have written about Israeli traumas and have seen how new lives are built on the ruins. How a new land sprouts out from a charred ground zero." In this striking collection of essays, Sarna taps his powers as an acclaimed investigative journalist to uncover the fascinating, wrenching... more...
- MobileReference.com 2008; US$ 3.99
Complete interlinked edition. Includes contemporary maps, timelines, family trees, coinage, and units of measure, as well as modern view of history and analysis of Josephus works. Josephus fought the Romans in the First Jewish-Roman War as a Jewish military leader in Galilee. After the the Romans invaded, killing thousands, Josephus and one of his... more...
- Spinifex Press 1995; US$ 12.95
They came from the stetl to a new land, to a new life. Another year in Africa, they said, another year in exile. The old world of pogroms is challenged by their new lives in Africa and the child Ruth is haunted by memories of tragedy and persecution that are not even hers. more...