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- De Gruyter 2016; US$ 74.32
This book traces the German-Hebrew contact zones in which Gershom Scholem, Werner Kraft and Ludwig Strauss lived and produced their creative work in early twentieth-century Germany and later in British Mandate Palestine after their voluntary or forced migration in the 1920s and 1930s. Set in shifting historical contexts and literary debates ? the... more...
- Open Road Media 2016; US$ 9.99
The deeply moving true account of a young Jewish woman?s imprisonment by the Nazis at the Auschwitz death camp. On May 29, 1944, the day after Isabella Katz?s twenty-third birthday, she, her family, and all the Jews in the ghetto in Kisvárda, Hungary, were rounded up by Nazi storm troopers, packed into cattle cars, and deported to Auschwitz.... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2016; US$ 30.00
We tend to think of citizenship as something that is either offered or denied by a state. Modern history teaches otherwise. Reimagining citizenship as a legal spectrum along which individuals can travel, Extraterritorial Dreams explores the history of Ottoman Jews who sought, acquired, were denied or stripped of citizenship in Europe in the late... more...
- 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...
- Stanford University Press 2016; US$ 29.95 US$ 27.50
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...