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Jewish

  • Summary and Analysis of The Zookeeper's Wife: A War Storyby Worth Books

    Worth Books 2017; US$ 3.50

    So much to read, so little time? This brief overview of The Zookeeper?s Wife tells you what you need to know?before or after you read Diane Ackerman?s book. Crafted and edited with care, Worth Books set the standard for quality and give you the tools you need to be a well-informed reader.   This short summary and analysis of The Zookeeper?s... more...

  • The Crime of Complicityby Amos N. Guiora

    American Bar Association 2017; US$ 9.99

    Complicity is a ground-breaking examination of the legal culpability of the bystander told through the lens of the author's family experiences in the Holocaust. It provides an exploration of three distinct events: the death marches; the German occupation of Holland; and the German occupation of Hungary, all of which allow an in-depth discussion... more...

  • Hell's Tracesby Victor Ripp

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2017; US$ 17.50

    In July 1942, the French police in Paris, acting for the German military government, arrested Victor Ripp?s three-year-old cousin, Alexandre. Two months later, the boy was killed in Auschwitz. In Hell?s Traces , Ripp examines this act through the prism of family history. In addition to Alexandre, ten members of Ripp?s family on his father?s side... more...

  • Nazi Goldby Tom Bower

    Open Road Media 2017; US$ 14.99

    A ?compelling [and] carefully researched? account of greed, duplicity, and an unholy partnership between Switzerland and the Third Reich ( The Washington Times ).   In the third and fourth decades of the twentieth century, the European continent fell, nation by nation, to Nazi Germany?s invincible war machine. But Switzerland remained neutral... more...

  • Liebe und Judentum im Werk Albert Cohensby Melanie Fröhlich

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 130.13

    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...

  • Ordinary Jewsby Evgeny Finkel

    Princeton University Press 2017; US$ 29.95 US$ 27.25

    Focusing on the choices and actions of Jews during the Holocaust, Ordinary Jews examines the different patterns of behavior of civilians targeted by mass violence. Relying on rich archival material and hundreds of survivors' testimonies, Evgeny Finkel presents a new framework for understanding the survival strategies in which Jews engaged: cooperation... more...

  • Namensmythologieby Alexander Schüller

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 130.13

    Die 1992 gegründete Buchreihe ist interdisziplinär ausgerichtet; sie umfasst wissenschaftliche Monographien, Aufsatzsammlungen und kommentierte Quelleneditionen vom 18. Jahrhundert bis zur Gegenwart. Der Begriff deutsch-jüdische Literatur bzw. Kultur verweist auf Werke jüdischer Autoren in deutscher Sprache, insoweit jüdische Aspekte... more...

  • The Jewish Warby Josephus; Martin Hammond; Martin Goodman

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 14.99

    In AD 70 the city of Jerusalem was destroyed by Roman forces after a 6 month siege, the world-famous temple burnt to the ground. This was the disastrous outcome of a Jewish revolt against Roman domination beginning in AD 66 with high hopes and early success, but soon became mired in factional conflict, at its most extreme within Jerusalem itself. more...

  • The Wars of the Jewsby Flavius Josephus

    Dancing Unicorn Books 2017; US$ 1.99

    In 'The Wars of the Jews' Flavius Josephus gives us valuable insight into the first Jewish Roman War and the rebellions that followed thereafter. Josephus, having been an agent for both sides of the conflict, provides us with a perspective of this conflict that no one else could have. Here is an important historical document. more...

  • Orientalizing the Jewby Julie Kalman

    Indiana University Press 2017; US$ 24.99

    Orientalizing the Jew shows how French travelers depicted Jews in the Orient and then brought these ideas home to orientalize Jews living in their homeland during the 19th century. Julie Kalman draws on narratives, personal and diplomatic correspondence, novels, and plays to show how the "Jews of the East" featured prominently in the minds of the... more...