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- De Gruyter Oldenbourg 2014; US$ 112.00
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 are examined... more...
- 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...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2014; US$ 37.99
In Dark Mirror , Sara Lipton offers a fascinating examination of the emergence of anti-Semitic iconography in the Middle Ages The straggly beard, the hooked nose, the bag of coins, and gaudy apparel?the religious artists of medieval Christendom had no shortage of virulent symbols for identifying Jews. Yet, hateful as these depictions were, the... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 16.00
From the bestselling author of World War IV , a brilliant investigation of a central question in American politics and culture. During his career as a neoconservative thinker, Norman Podhoretz has been asked no question more often than ?Why are so many Jews liberals?? In this provocative book he sets out to solve this puzzle. He first offers a... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 1991; US$ 124.99
The seventh volume of the acclaimed annual publication of the Institute of Contemporary Jewry at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jews and Messianism in the Modern Era: Metaphor and Meaning examines the significance and meaning of messianic metaphors, themes, and ideals in modern Jewish history and culture. In addition to the standard symposia,... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2008; US$ 16.99
True story from the major motion picture "In Darkness," official 2012 Academy Award nominee for Best Foreign Language Film. In 1943, with Lvov's 150,000 Jews having been exiled, killed, or forced into ghettos and facing extermination, a group of Polish Jews daringly sought refuge in the city's sewer system. The last surviving member this group,... more...
- Andrews UK 2011; US$ 3.99
Published to coincide with the centenary of the Houndsditch Murders in December 2010, A Storm in the Blood tells the story of the Latvian revolutionaries who killed three officers of the Metropolitan Police. The parallel between the suicide ideologues of the time and contemporary terrorists, willing to die for their ideals, is all too clear. One of... more...
- Saqi 2012; US$ 10.19
Yudit Kiss grew up a communist in Budapest, soaking up her father?s ideology unquestioningly. As a child she is puzzled when others refer to her as Jewish; she only knows that her family doesn?t believe in God. How can they? As her father lies dying, Yudit tries to understand the enigma surrounding his life. Where does his unshakeable communist conviction... more...