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  • The Jews in America Trilogyby Stephen Birmingham

    Open Road Media 2016; US$ 29.99

    Three New York Times bestsellers chronicle the rise of America?s most influential Jewish families as they transition from poor immigrants to household names. In his acclaimed trilogy, author Stephen Birmingham paints an engrossing portrait of Jewish American life from the colonial era through the twentieth century with fascinating narrative... more...

  • Canada's Jewsby Gerald Tulchinsky

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2008; US$ 48.95

    Canada's Jews covers the 240-year period from the beginnings of the Jewish community in the 1760s to the present day, illuminating the golden chain of Jewish tradition, religion, language, economy, and history as established and renewed in the northern lands. more...

  • The Marriage Plotby Naomi Seidman

    Stanford University Press 2016; US$ 29.95

    For nineteenth-century Eastern European Jews, modernization entailed the abandonment of arranged marriage in favor of the "love match." Romantic novels taught Jewish readers the rules of romance and the choreography of courtship. But because these new conceptions of romance were rooted in the Christian and chivalric traditions, the Jewish embrace... more...

  • (Re)Visualizing National Historyby Robin Ostow

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2008; US$ 29.95

    (Re)Visualizing National History is a unique and interdisciplinary volume that offers insights on the dilemmas of present-day European culture, manifestations of nationalism in Europe, and the debates surrounding museums as sites for the representation of politics and history. more...

  • Jewish People, Yiddish Nationby Kalman Weiser

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2011; US$ 36.95

    Using hitherto unexplored archival sources, memoirs, interviews, and materials from the vibrant interwar Jewish and Polish presses, Kalman Weiser investigates the rise and fall of Yiddishism and of Prylucki's political party in the post-World War I era. more...

  • None is Too Manyby Irving Abella; Harold Troper

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2012; US$ 31.95

    None Is Too Many will undoubtedly continue to serve as a potent reminder of the fragility of tolerance, even in a country where it is held as one of our highest values. more...

  • Distance from the Belsen Heapby Mark Celinscak

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2015; US$ 32.95

    Distance from the Belsen Heap examines the experiences of hundreds of British and Canadian eyewitnesses to atrocity, including war artists, photographers, medical personnel, and chaplains. more...

  • Judeans and Jewsby Daniel R. Schwartz

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2014; US$ 50.00

    Presenting the Second Temple era as an age of transition between a territorial past and an exilic and religious future,  Judeans and Jews  sharpens our understanding of this important era. more...

  • Poylnby Yehiel Yeshaia Trunk; Piotr J. Wróbel; Robert M. Shapiro; Anna Clarke

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2016; US$ 22.95

    This is the first instalment of a multi-volume edition of Poyln , the first English translation to be published. Here begins a story of the beauty and pathos of the world of Polish Jewry, a world that was almost totally destroyed by the Nazis. more...

  • Gesprochenes Jiddischby Ulrike Kiefer

    De Gruyter 1995; US$ 163.25

    This first book in the »Ancillary Study Series« accompanying the ongoing »Language and Culture Atlas of Ashkenazic Jewry« provides a comprehensive and highly concrete introduction to the full range of linguistic, cultural, religious and historical topics inherent in the study of Yiddish-language documents. It takes its bearings from traditions... more...