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- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00
In his novel The Forty Days of Musa Dagh, Franz Werfel dealt with the subject of the Armenian genocide. How did he weave together fiction and historical reality in the novel? What are the different ways that the novel has been read from the points of view of Armenians, Jews, Turks, and Germans? This volume addresses the issue of how the representation... more...
- Penguin Group US 2014; US$ 14.99
?A brilliant look into the psyche of combat. Where he once took us into the Spartan line of battle at Thermopylae, Steven Pressfield now takes us into the sands of the Sinai, the alleys of Old Jerusalem, and into the hearts and souls of soldiers winning a spectacularly improbable victory against daunting odds.? ? General Stanley McChrystal, U.S.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 210.00
First published in 1930. The wandering Jew is a very real character in the great drama of history. He has travelled as nomad and settler, as fugitive and conqueror, as exile and colonist and as merchant and scholar. Of necessity bilingual and therefore the master of many languages, the Jew was the ideal commercial traveller and interpreter. Based on... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 535.00
Originally published between 1920-70, The History of Civilization was a landmark in early twentieth century publishing. It was published at a formative time within the social sciences, and during a period of decisive historical discovery. The aim of the general editor, C.K. Ogden, was to summarize the most up-to-date findings and theories of historians,... more...
- Greenwood Publishing Group 1999; US$ 42.00
Relying on archival and contemporary sources, this text describes the Jewish people's effort to return death camp victims' assets to their heirs. It uncovers the behaviour of Swiss banking institutions, their complicity with the Nazis and their power over even their own "neutral" government. more...
- Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 124.99
This volume of the annual 'Studies in Contemporary Jewry' series presents essays on the origins of the Holocaust. 'The Fate of the European Jews', 1933-1945 provides multiple perspectives on the question of whether the Holocaust can best be explained as an inevitable result of Europe's anti-Semitic history, or as a tragic historical mutation. more...
- Grand Central Publishing 2007; US$ 9.99
Could our sense of who we are really turn on a sliver of DNA? In our multiethnic world, questions of individual identity are becoming increasingly unclear. Now in ABRAHAM'S CHILDREN bestselling author Jon Entine vividly brings to life the profound human implications of the Age of Genetics while illuminating one of today's most controversial topics:... more...
- Little, Brown and Company 2008; US$ 9.99
The true story that inspired the Oscar-winning movie The Counterfeiters. "An astonishing and exciting tale. The drama of how the Nazis mounted a complex counterfeiting operation inside a concentration camp is matched by the chilling life-or-death saga of the prisoners involved. It reads like a thriller, but it's all true." -Walter Isaacson, author... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 13.00
"Throughout my life as a journalist," writes Igal Sarna in his preface, "I have written about Israeli traumas and have seen how new lives are built on the ruins. How a new land sprouts out from a charred ground zero." In this striking collection of essays, Sarna taps his powers as an acclaimed investigative journalist to uncover the fascinating, wrenching... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 25.00
This is the captivating story behind Schindler?s List , the Booker Prize?winning book and the Academy Award?winning Spielberg film. Keneally tells the tale of the unlikely encounter that propelled him to write about Oskar Schindler and of the impact of his extraordinary account on people around the world. Thomas Keneally met Leopold ?Poldek? Pfefferberg,... more...