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- Gefen Publishing House 2013; US$ 9.99
Ruth Abraham and Maria Nickel would never have met each other if it hadn't been for the Shoah. But when Hitler turned Germany into a cauldron of anti- Semitism, Maria Nickel decided that morality and ethics were more important than even life itself. This story of unbridled compassion made world headlines in May, 2000 in Berlin, Germany when Ruth,... more...
- Publish on Demand Global LLC 2012; US$ 9.99
In the prologue, the author reveals his fascination with his grandfather?s generation and explains how a study of the campaign against the denial of the Armenian Genocide cannot but include the assassinations carried out by Gourgen Yanikian in 1973. In Part I, he recounts the first phase of the genocide and covers the early period of Yanikian?s life,... more...
- Potomac Books 2011; US$ 27.50
Syrian immigrant Moussa Abadi was only 33, and his future wife, Odette Rosenstock, 28, when they found themselves trapped in Nazi-occupied France. This young Jewish couple?he a graduate student in theater, and she a doctor?was poor but resolute. Risking their own lives and relying on false papers, the Abadis hid Jewish children in Catholic schools... more...
- Potomac Books 2012; US$ 29.95
Needle in the Bone tells the astonishing stories of Holocaust survivor Lou Frydman and former Polish resistance fighter Jarek Piekalkiewicz. As mere teenagers during World War II, the two men defied daunting odds, lost everything and nearly everyone in the war, and yet summoned the courage to start new lives in the United States. Captured by the... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2014; US$ 24.99
The announcement in December 1942 by the Polish government-in-exile that the Germans were attempting to exterminate all Jews in Poland came after much information had reached the West through other sources. The Polish government's action and inaction in releasing the information was the result of the complex weighing by the government's concept of... more...
- Columbia University Press 2016; US$ 29.99
This book is a comprehensive account of the Belzec death camp in Poland, which was the first death camp to use static gas chambers as part of the Aktion Reinhardt mass murder program. It covers the construction and the development of the mechanisms of mass murder. The story is painstakingly told from all sidesthe Jewish inmates, the perpetrators,... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2000; US$ 29.99
Tracing the rise of racist and eugenic ideologies, Henry Friedlander explores in chilling detail how the Nazi program of secretly exterminating the handicapped and disabled evolved into the systematic destruction of Jews and Gypsies. He describes how the so-called euthanasia of the handicapped provided a practical model for the later mass murder,... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2016; US$ 19.99
The theme of Tim Cole's Holocaust Landscapes concerns the geography of the Holocaust; the Holocaust as a place-making event for both perpetrators and victims. Through concepts such as distance and proximity, Professor Cole tells the story of the Holocaust through a number of landscapes where genocide was implemented, experienced and evaded and... more...
- Indiana University Press 2006; US$ 28.99
"Langer, by the force of scholarship and literary precision rather than dogmatic affirmation and pathos, is one of the few writers, with the exception of significant poets and novelists, who unsettles both our customary language and conceptual instruments. His book is a moral as well as an intellectual act of a very high order." ?Geoffrey Hartman,... more...