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- Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 105.00
This book contains the final report of Germany's 'Remembrance, Responsibility, and Future' Foundation, giving a comprehensive history of the country's use of slave labor during World War II and the complex process by which reparations for survivors were negotiated. more...
- StudienVerlag 2015; US$ 18.68
Siebzig Jahre nach dem Ende des Zweiten Weltkrieges erinnert dieses Buch an Menschen, die sich aus katholisch-konservativer Überzeugung dem totalen Machtanspruch des Regimes in Tirol widersetzten. Die Ordensschwester, die sich der Beschlagnahmung ihres Klosters nicht fügen wollte, der unbequeme kritische Priester, der katholische Familienvater, der... more...
- Bucknell University Press 2010; US$ 36.99
How do individuals, societies, and nations deal with their difficult pasts? 'Getting History Right' examines this question in a comparative context by looking at an authoritarian East Germany and a pluralistic, democratic West Germany. It examines how societal level discussions of the past shaped individual perceptions and interpretations of the past;... more...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 126.00
The Vienna-born writer Emil Alphons Rheinhardt (1889?1945) was was arrested in France in 1943 and then deported to Dachau concentration camp, where he died shortly before the liberation. Rheinhardt?s notes from the Gestapo prisons bear witness to a long-forgotten humanist who believed in the peacemaking power of culture. more...
- Indiana University Press 2002; US$ 23.95
In a gripping exchange of letters written in the closing years of the 20th century, two men struggle to come to terms with the signal event of their time, the Holocaust. Born in the Rhineland-Palatinate region of Germany in the early part of the 20th century, both bore witness to the turbulent years... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 85.00
In this volume Jennifer Hoyer offers a new evaluation of one of the most significant Holocaust poets, Nelly Sachs. Sachs's conception of language as a landscape has long been understood by critics as an exilic ersatz Heimat for the lost German homeland, a reading that is based entirely on Sachs's postwar poems. Through close readings of the... more...
- Hamilton Books 2010; US$ 27.99
This book tells of growing up Jewish in Norway during and after WWII. As a young child, the author escaped from the Nazis to neutral Sweden with her immediate family. The author's identity as a Norwegian and a Jew led her to explore previously unopened doors in writing this memoir. more...
- Vittorio Klostermann 2013; US$ 112.54
Die Studie untersucht Jorge Sempruns literarische Gestaltungen seiner Erfahrungen des Konzentrationslagers Buchenwald in "Le grand voyage" (1963), "Quel beau dimanche!" (1980), "L´écriture ou la vie" (1994) und "Le mort qu'il faut" (2001). Ziel der Arbeit ist es, Entwicklungslinien und Tendenzen in der mehrere... more...
- Princeton University Press 1998; US$ 87.50
The impact of technology-enhanced mass death in the twentieth century, argues Zachary Braiterman, has profoundly affected the future shape of religious thought. In his provocative book, the author shows how key Jewish theologians faced the memory of Auschwitz by rejecting traditional theodicy, abandoning any attempt to justify and vindicate the relationship... more...
- Doubleday Canada 2010; US$ 21.95
Winner of the Canadian Jewish Book Award 2000 100 cigarettes and a bottle of vodka ? the reward in German-occupied Poland for turning in a Jew. Arthur Schaller was eleven when Germany invaded Poland in 1939. Along with the rest of the Jewish population of Warsaw, he and his family were confined in the Ghetto. His father had escaped to Soviet-occupied... more...