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- Giles de la Mare Publishers Ltd 2012; US$ 14.57
This is the story of the destruction of a talented Jewish family, and of the survival against all the odds of two young sisters. It is one of the most moving stories to emerge from the Second World War. Anita and her elder sister Renate defied death at the hands of the Gestapo and the SS over a period of two and a half years when they were sucked... more...
- JPS 2010; US$ 15.00
The persistence of anti-Semitism is a phenomenon that challenges Jewish historians to make ethical judgments a part of historical analysis. This comprehensive collection meets that challenge as its authors provide fresh insight into the complexities of anti-Semitism. The eight essays included in this volume are by noted scholars, each an expert in... more...
- Atlantic Books Ltd 2014; US$ 23.32
The rescue of the Danish Jews from Nazi persecution in October 1943 is a unique exception to the tragic history of the Holocaust. Within a few weeks some 7,000 people managed to escape, leaving the German occupation forces in Denmark almost empty handed. What made this possible? Who rescued the Jews and who enabled their rescue? What was the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 210.00
German Reparations and the Jewish World" has become a standard reference work since it was first published. Based extensively on archival sources, the author examines the difficult debate within the Jewish world whether it was possible to reach a material settlement with Germany so soon after Auschwitz. Concentrating on how the money was spent in rebuilding... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 65.95
The expulsion of the Jews, and later the Muslims from the Iberian Peninsula marked the beginning of a new era in the life of the Mediterranean world. The articles in this volume discuss the aftermath of the crucial historical events that took place in the Mediterranean world in 1492, focusing on the social, economic and cultural consequences of these... more...
- Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 65.00
This book offers an examination of Jewish communal memory in Prague in the century and a half stretching from its position as cosmopolitan capital of the Holy Roman Empire (1583-1611) through Catholic reform and triumphalism in the later seventeenth century, to the eve of its encounter with Enlightenment in the early eighteenth. Rachel Greenblatt... more...
- BRILL 2008; US$ 334.00
This volume documents the history of the Jews in Sicily based on notarial and court records. It illustrates the economic, social, and religious history of the Jewish minority and the relations with the Christian majority. The volume is provided with additional bibliography and indexes while the introduction will appear at the end of the series. more...
- Campus Verlag 2010; US$ 37.10
Hauptbeschreibung Die Israelitische Allianz zu Wien spiegelt den Geist des habsburgisch-deutschen Judentums im 19. Jahrhundert wider. Anhand bisher unveröffentlichter Quellen skizziert Björn Siegel die Geschichte dieser einzigartigen jüdischen Organisation vor dem Hintergrund der zeitgenössischen Gegensatzkonstruktion des "Westens" und "Ostens" -... more...
- Campus Verlag 2010; US$ 28.99
Hauptbeschreibung In der sozialwissenschaftlichen Antisemitismusforschung wird national wie international das Fehlen einer Studie beklagt, die theoretische und empirische Erkenntnisse miteinander verbindet. Die theoretischen Arbeiten nutzen empirische Studien oft allenfalls selektiv zur Stützung ihrer Hypothesen. Empirische Studien wiederum verzichten... more...
- Campus Verlag 2006; US$ 24.35
Hauptbeschreibung 1848 geht der Medizinstudent Wolfgang Strassmann in Berlin auf die Barrikaden, als Arzt wird er 1875 Stadtverordnetenvorsteher und leitet zusammen mit Rudolf Virchow die Modernisierung der Stadt. Das ruft Proteste hervor, unter anderem die antisemitischen Äußerungen Adolf Stöckers. In der nächsten Generation wird Fritz Strassmann... more...