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- Dover Publications 2013; US$ 11.00
Collection of evocative photographs chronicles evolution of immigrant neighborhood from 1870s to 1920 as waves of Jewish immigrants arrived from Eastern Europe. 99 black-and-white photographs. Introduction. Bibliography. more...
- Berghahn Books 2015; US$ 120.00
In 1944, members of the Sonderkommando -the "special squads," composed almost exclusively of Jewish prisoners, who ensured the smooth operation of the gas chambers and had firsthand knowledge of the extermination process-buried on the grounds of Auschwitz-Birkenau a series of remarkable eyewitness accounts of Nazi genocide. This careful and penetrating... more...
- FUEGO 2015; US$ 14.30
Some of my best friends are German", machte sich Eike Geisel gerne über das antisemitische Stereotyp lustig, demzufolge einige Juden zu den besten Freunden zählen. Eike Geisel war aber nicht nur ein unnachgiebiger Kritiker des deutsch-jüdischen Verbrüderungskitsches und der Entsorgung deutscher Vergangenheit, sondern machte als Historiker mit... more...
- Open Road Media 2015; US$ 14.99
When the Holocaust descended on Poland, two young Jews fought back?and fell in love Jack and Rochelle first met at a youth dance in Poland before the war. They shared one dance, and Jack stepped on Rochelle?s shoes. She was unimpressed. When the Nazis invaded eastern Poland in 1941, both Jack (in the town of Mir) and Rochelle (in the town of... more...
- NYU Press 2013; US$ 20.40
Winner of the 2013 National Jewish Book Award, Women's Studies Ballots, Babies, and Banners of Peace explores the social andpolitical activism of American Jewish women from approximately1890 to the beginnings of World War II. Written in an engaging style, the book demonstrates that no historyof the birth control, suffrage, or peace... more...
- Gefen Publishing House 2012; US$ 9.99
This book explores the hundreds of years of history that led American Jewry into the middle of the Cold War. The book s primary focus is on the impact of the Second World War, the Holocaust, and the founding of Israel on American and Soviet Jewry. The changes in American and Soviet culture, and the Cold War are explored in depth. Along with original... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 126.00
The book is the first systematic and elaborate study of the role of the Jewish tradition in the avant-garde movement of lettrism. It rewrites the history of lettrism from the viewpoint of Judaism, and shows that the intellectual legacy of the Jewish tradition in the twentieth century is not confined to philosophy, literature, and literary... more...
- Gefen Publishing House 2007; US$ 9.99
Perhaps no other city has been spoken of as often or as passionately as Jerusalem. The Jerusalem Book of Quotations brings together the kaleidoscopic impressions and perspectives of a representative group of those who have responded to the wonder of the Holy City from the biblical period to the present: Jews, Christians, and Muslims; pilgrims as well... more...
- Gefen Publishing House 2014; US$ 9.99
From pre-Hitler Germany to Kristallnacht, a lastminute escape from the Holocaust, and on to a life on three continents, this book catalogs the experiences of one Jewish family as the events of the twentieth century overturned its settled existence and scattered the family across the globe. Enhanced by excerpts from several historical diaries, and... more...