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Holocaust

  • The Crime and the Silenceby Anna Bikont

    Random House 2015; US$ 31.98

    On 10 July 1941 a horrifying crime was committed in the small Polish town of Jedwadbne. Early in the afternoon, the town?s Jewish population ? hundreds of men, women and children ? were ordered out of their homes, and marched into the town square. By the end of the day most would be dead. It was a massacre on a shocking scale, and one that was widely... more...

  • Black Earthby Timothy Snyder

    Crown/Archetype 2015; US$ 30.00

    A brilliant, haunting, and profoundly original portrait of the defining tragedy of our time.      In this epic history of extermination and survival, Timothy Snyder presents a new explanation of the great atrocity of the twentieth century, and reveals the risks that we face in the twenty-first.  Based on new sources from eastern Europe and forgotten... more...

  • Underground in Berlinby Marie Jalowicz Simon; Anthea Bell; Hermann Simon

    Little, Brown and Company 2015; Not Available

    A thrilling piece of undiscovered history, this is the true account of a young Jewish woman who survived World War II in Berlin. In 1941, Marie Jalowicz Simon, a nineteen-year-old Berliner, made an extraordinary decision. All around her, Jews were being rounded up for deportation, forced labor, and extermination. Marie took off her yellow star,... more...

  • Underground in Berlinby Marie Jalowicz Simon; Anthea Bell; Hermann Simon

    Little, Brown and Company 2015; Not Available

    A thrilling piece of undiscovered history, this is the true account of a young Jewish woman who survived World War II in Berlin. In 1941, Marie Jalowicz Simon, a nineteen-year-old Berliner, made an extraordinary decision. All around her, Jews were being rounded up for deportation, forced labor, and extermination. Marie took off her yellow star,... more...

  • Introducing the Holocaustby Haim Bresheeth; Stuart Hood; Litza Jansz

    Icon Books 2015; US$ 6.99

    'Excellent ... an astounding amount of material.' Times Educational Supplement Popular culture often portrays the Holocaust as a horrific drama played out between Nazi executioners and ghetto Jewish victims - in short, a single aberration of history. Introducing the Holocaust is a powerful graphic guide that dissolves this stereotype,... more...

  • Verdeckte soziale Netzwerke im Nationalsozialismusby Marten Düring

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 112.00

    Why did people help Jews hide from the Nazis? This study examines interactions between helpers and aid recipients using the methods of social network research. Based on six Berlin case studies, the author looks at the social determinants for willingness to help, trust formation, network effects, and the daily practice of providing help... more...

  • Jewish Responses to Persecutionby Leah Wolfson

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 54.99

    With its unique combination of primary sources and historical narrative, this book provides an important new perspective on Holocaust history. Covering the final year of Nazi destruction and the immediate postwar years, it traces the increasingly urgent Jewish struggle for survival, which included armed resistance and organized escape attempts. Shedding... more...

  • Stolen Legacyby Dina Gold; Stuart E. Eizenstat

    American Bar Association 2015; US$ 9.99

    Stolen Legacy is a non-fiction historical narrative centered on a Jewish family?s legal battle to reclaim ownership of a building stolen from them by the Nazis in the 1930s. The building at Krausenstrasse 17/18 in Berlin was seized by a German businessman with direct ties to the very top of the Nazi Party hierarchy and German Railways?the state-owned... more...

  • Reframing Holocaust Testimonyby Noah Shenker

    Indiana University Press 2015; US$ 29.99

    Institutions that have collected video testimonies from the few remaining Holocaust survivors are grappling with how to continue their mission to educate and commemorate. Noah Shenker calls attention to the ways that audiovisual testimonies of the Holocaust have been mediated by the institutional histories and practices of their respective archives.... more...

  • When Europe Was a Prison Campby Otto Schrag; Peter Schrag

    Indiana University Press 2015; US$ 29.99

    In a compelling approach to storytelling, When Europe Was a Prison Camp weaves together two accounts of a family?s eventual escape from Occupied Europe. One, a memoir written by the father in 1941; the other, begun by the son in the 1980s, fills in the story of himself and his mother, supplemented by historical research. The result is both personal... more...