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  • Walther Rathenau im Netzwerk der Moderneby Sven Brömsel; Patrick Küppers; Clemens Reichhold

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 126.00

    As an intellectual, industrialist, and minister as well as the author of numerous papers and letters, Walther Rathenau was an important figure of his times in business, politics, sociology, and art. The ?classical? phase of the modern age in which he lived continues to have reverberations today. This volume examines Rathenau?s positions as well as... more...

  • Jewish Identities in East and Southeast Asiaby Jonathan Goldstein

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00

    The Jewish communities of East and Southeast Asia display an impressive diversity. Jonathan Goldstein focuses on transnational Jewish identity in seven of this area?s largest cities: Singapore, Manila, Taipei, Harbin, Shanghai, Rangoon, and Surabaya. He emphasizes five factors which influenced the formation of Jewish transnational identity in these... more...

  • The Reckoningby Patrick Bishop

    HarperCollins 2014; US$ 21.99

    The Reckoning by Patrick Bishop has descriptive copy which is not yet available from the Publisher. more...

  • Jewish Pasts, German Fictionsby Jonathan Skolnik

    Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 65.00

    Jewish Pasts, German Fictions is the first comprehensive study of how German-Jewish writers used images from the Spanish-Jewish past to define their place in German culture and society. Jonathan Skolnik argues that Jewish historical fiction was a form of cultural memory that functioned as a parallel to the modern, demythologizing project of secular... more...

  • How Could This Happenby Dan McMillan

    Basic Books 2014; US$ 27.99

    The Holocaust is the defining event of the twentieth century – and perhaps all of modern history. Yet for too long, we have ignored the vital question of how and why such a monstrous event could have happened at all. Now, in How Could This Happen , historian Dan McMillan distills the existing Holocaust research into a cogent explanation of the genocide?s... more...

  • Paper Loveby Sarah Wildman

    Penguin Group US 2014; US$ 14.99

    One woman?s journey to find the lost love her grandfather left behind when he fled pre-World War II Europe, and an exploration into family identity, myth, and memory. Years after her grandfather?s death, journalist Sarah Wildman stumbled upon a cache of his letters in a file labeled ?Correspondence: Patients A?G.? What she found inside weren?t... more...

  • David Kalisch ? drei jüdische Possenby Georg-Michael Schulz

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 112.00

    During the first half of the 19th century, light theater typically portrayed Jews as objects of mockery or morally questionable minor characters. This was also true of Kalisch?s farces. Yet it is thanks to his farce, ?One of our people,? which enjoyed success well into the 20th century, that we see a Jewish main character portrayed in an entirely positive... more...

  • Dark Mirrorby Sara Lipton

    Henry Holt and Co. 2014; US$ 32.99

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  • The Dreyfus Affairby Piers Paul Read

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2012; US$ 23.99

    July 20, 1894. The German Military Attache in Paris. Colonel Maximillien von Schwarzkoppen received a visit from a seedy-looking middle-aged Frenchman who would not give his name. He told Schwarzkoppen that he was a French army officer serving on the General Staff; that he was in desperate need of money; and was therefore prepared to sell military... more...

  • Dear Mendl, Dear Reyzlby Alice Nakhimovsky; Roberta Newman

    Indiana University Press 2014; US$ 22.99

    At the turn of the 20th century, Jewish families scattered by migration could stay in touch only through letters. Jews in the Russian Empire and America wrote business letters, romantic letters, and emotionally intense family letters. But for many Jews who were unaccustomed to communicating their public and private thoughts in writing, correspondence... more...