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- Stanford University Press 2013; US$ 60.00
This remarkable memoir by Menachem Mendel Frieden illuminates Jewish experience in all three of the most significant centers of Jewish life during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. It chronicles Frieden's early years in Eastern Europe, his subsequent migration to the United States, and, finally, his settlement in Palestine in 1921.... more...
- Head of Zeus 2013; US$ 14.57
1930s Warsaw was a thoroughly cosmopolitan, even swinging city. Larger than Chicago, it was host to a rich Jewish cultural life. It seemed inconceivable that all this was about to be swept away, but then came the dark events of September 1939. As the Nazi invasion of Poland began, a ragtag army calling itself the Jewish Resistance Force fell into... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 24.95
This book is a comprehensive account of how the Jews became a diaspora people. The term 'diaspora' was first applied exclusively to the early history of the Jews as they began settling in scattered colonies outside of Israel-Judea during the time of the Babylonian exile; it has come to express the characteristic uniqueness of the Jewish historical... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 27.99
Focusing on the major cases of genocide in twentieth-century Europe, including the Armenian genocide, the Holocaust and genocide in the former Yugoslavia, as well as mass killing in the Soviet Union, this book outlines the internal and external roots of genocide. Internal causes lie in the rise of radical nationalism and the breakdown of old empires,... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 110.21
Hauptbeschreibung Ivonne Meybohm zeigt am Beispiel David Wolffsohns (1850er Jahre – 1914), dem engsten Mitarbeiter Theodor Herzls die Entstehung der Zionistischen Organisation. In der Zeit David Wolffsohns wurde aus einem intern immer wieder zerstrittenen, finanziell und politisch zunächst einflusslosen, lockeren internationalen Zusammenschluss... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.95
Interwar Poland was home to more Jews than any other country in Europe. Its commonplace but simplistic identification with antisemitism was due largely to nationalist efforts to boycott Jewish business. That they failed was not for want of support by the Catholic clergy, for whom the ''Jewish question'' was more than economic. The myth of a Masonic-Jewish... more...
- Reaktion Books 2013; US$ 29.00
In 2006 a long-forgotten canister of film was discovered in a church in Devon, a county located in the southwestern corner of the United Kingdom. No one knew how it had gotten there, but its contents were tantalizing—the grainy black and white footage showed members of the German SS and police building a road in Ukraine and Crimea in 1943. The... more...
- Constable & Robinson 2013; US$ 16.03
Simon Wiesenthal spent four and a half years in Mauthausen concentration camp during World War II. With the exception of his wife, all his immediate family were exterminated, and he himself ended the war a living skeleton. Since then, he has achieved international reknown for his tireless and successful tracking down of Nazi war criminals, including... more...