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- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 106.10
The peer-reviewed series seeks to provide an international platform for new approaches to the study of modern Jewish history. Covering the period from the Enlightenment to the 21st century, the series focuses on cutting-edge work in social, cultural, economic, and political history. It seeks to explore new avenues in the understanding... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 127.33
European-Jewish Studies reflect the interdisciplinary network and competence of the new ? Centre for Jewish Studies Berlin and Brandenburg ?. The Centre gathers together the most important institutions working on Jewish studies in the region ? including the relevant universities and establishments in Berlin and Potsdam. The interdisciplinary... more...
- HarperCollins 2014; US$ 11.99
One of Britain's most renowned military historians revisits a controversial murder: that of Zionist leader Avraham Stern, head of Israel's notorious Stern Gang, in Tel Aviv during WWII. Militant Zionist Avraham Stern believed he was destined to be the Jewish liberator of British Palestine. As the ringleader of the infamous Stern Gang, also known... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 84.87
During the early modern period, Jews were not just objects of authoritarian abuse and victims of repression by the general society. This is illustrated by the strategies of action and argumentation in legal proceedings initiated by Jews at the Imperial Chamber Court against members of the nobility, the elite of the Holy Roman Empire, which... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 15.95
"[A] hilarious and heartbreaking story of a Jewish family?s escape from oppression." -- The New York Times A compelling story of two intertwined journeys: a Jewish refugee family fleeing persecution and a young man seeking to reclaim a shattered past. In the twilight of the Cold War (the late 1980s), nine-year old Lev Golinkin and his family cross... more...
- Open Road Media 2014; US$ 7.99
The ?extraordinary? true story of the St. Louis , a German ship that, in 1939, carried Jews away from Hamburg?and into an unimaginable ordeal ( The New York Times ). On May 13, 1939, the luxury liner St. Louis sailed from Hamburg, one of the last ships to leave Nazi Germany before World War II erupted. Aboard were 937 Jews?some had already... more...
- Open Road Media 2014; US$ 9.99
In this major work exploring the American Jewish response to the Holocaust as it occurred, by examining contemporary Jewish press accounts of such events as Kristallnacht, the refusal to allow the refugee ship St. Louis to land in America, the uprising in the Warsaw ghetto, and the deportation of the Hungarian Jews to Auschwitz, Haskel Lookstein... more...
- Mondadori 2013; US$ 9.99
The creation of the Venice Ghetto and the consequent confinement of the Jewish population within a restricted area of the city dates back to the beginning of the sixteenth century. It was the scene of many events closely linked to the city?s history, and it flourished between the sixteenth and eighteenth centuries. This book recounts the incredible... more...
- Crown/Archetype 2015; US$ 15.00
A young woman moves across an ocean to uncover the truth about her grandparents' mysterious estrangement and pieces together the extraordinary story of their wartime experiences In 1948, after surviving World War II by escaping Nazi-occupied France for refugee camps in Switzerland, the author's grandparents, Anna and Armand, bought an old stone... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2014; US$ 6.79
The rags-to-riches story of one of Europe's great entrepreneurs and a founding father of modern Jewish secular culture The name "Schocken"--now primarily associated with the prestigious publishing house--was once emblazoned over a vast commercial empire; across Europe, it stood for quality consumer goods and uplifting culture made available for... more...