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- Random House of Canada 2014; US$ 32.00
From the author of the runaway bestseller A Train in Winter comes the extraordinary story of a French village that helped save thousands, including many Jewish children, who were pursued by the Gestapo during World War II. Le Chambon-sur-Lignon is a small village of scattered houses high in the mountains of the Ardèche. Surrounded by... more...
- Arcade Publishing 2014; US$ 24.95
Walter Wolff was the son of a Jewish merchant family that fled their German home when the Nazis came to power and took refuge in Brussels, Belgium. On the eve of the German invasion, in May 1940, the family began its second escape. Their sixteen-month odyssey took them through the chaos of battle in France and the dangers of living clandestinely as... more...
- Troubador Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 12.99
The Holocaust has been presented as an aberration, confined to Germany and the Nazi leaders who held power during the twelve years after 1933. Responsibility has been heaped upon a few villains in jackboots and black uniforms, but behind these nightmare monsters lie other spectres whose names are barely remembered; whose lives are forgotten. more...
- Indiana University Press 2014; US$ 34.99
This book explores the geographies of the Holocaust at every scale of human experience, from the European continent to the experiences of individual human bodies. Built on six innovative case studies, it brings together historians and geographers to interrogate the places and spaces of the genocide. The cases encompass the landscapes of particular... more...
- Nicholas Brealey Publishing (FF) 2014;
Nobody asked questions, nobody demanded money – and everybody kept their mouths shut. In the upper reaches of the Loire lies an isolated plateau and the secluded village of Le Chambon-sur-Lignon. Their whole village was honoured not just by the French state, but with the extremely rare distinction of Righteous Among Nations by the people of Israel.... more...
- Random House 2014; US$ 14.76
Abandoned by her mother, who left to pursue a career as a camp guard at Auschwitz-Birkenau, loathed by her step-mother, cooped up in a cellar, starved, parched, lonely amidst the fetid crush of her neighbours, Helga Schneider endured the horrors of wartime Berlin. The Bonfire of Berlin is a searing account of her survival. The grinding misery of hunger,... more...
- Random House 2014; US$ 10.33
When Helga Schneider was four, her mother, Traudi, abandoned her to pursue her career. In 1998, Helga received a letter asking her to visit Traudi, now 90-years old, before she dies. Mother and daughter have met only once after Traudi left, on a disastrous visit where Helga first learnt the terrible secret of her mother's past. Traudi... more...
- Open Road Media 2014; US$ 7.99
On May 13, 1939, the luxury liner St. Louis sailed from Hamburg, one of the last ships to leave Nazi Germany before World War II erupted. Aboard were 937 Jews?some had already been in concentration camps?who believed they had bought visas to enter Cuba. The voyage of the damned had begun. Before the St. Louis was halfway across the Atlantic,... more...
- Wallstein Verlag 2014; US$ 27.20
Die Gemeinschaften und Verbände von Überlebenden der NS-Verbrechen als wichtige Akteure der Erinnerungskultur. Inhalt: Andrea Rudorff / Claus Füllberg-Stolberg: Geschlechtsspezifische Mortalitätsraten in Konzentrationslagern. Ursachen, Interpretationen und Wahrnehmung Dominique Schröder: Doing gender. Geschlechtsidentität und Rollenbilder in Tagebüchern... more...
- Open Road Media 2014; US$ 9.99
A major work that explores in depth the American Jewish response to the Holocaust as it occurred. By examining contemporary Jewish press accounts of such events as Kristallnacht, the refusal to allow the refugee ship St. Louis to land in America, the uprising in the Warsaw ghetto, and the deportation of the Hungarian Jews to Auschwitz, Haskel Lookstein... more...