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  • Escape Homeby Charles Paterson; Carrie Paterson; Hensley Peterson; Paul Anderson

    DoppelHouse Press 2017; US$ 12.99

    The riveting family memoir of a Frank Lloyd Wright apprentice begins in Nazi-occupied Europe and journeys "home" to American modernism. more...

  • When Sonia Met Borisby Anna Shternshis

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 23.99

    Based on nearly 500 oral history interviews, When Sonia Met Boris is an innovative study of Jewish daily life in the Soviet Union, giving a long-suppressed voice to the Jewish men and women who survived the sustained violence and everyday hardship of Stalin's Russia. It reveals how postwar Soviet Jews came to view their Jewish identity as an obstacle-a... more...

  • Jewby Cynthia M. Baker

    Rutgers University Press 2017; US$ 29.95

    This book offers a wide-ranging exploration of the key word Jew ?charting the past meanings, present usages, and possible futures of a term that lies not only at the heart of Jewish experience, but at the core of how Western civilization has imagined the Other . Tracing the word?s evolution, Cynthia M. Baker also interrogates the contested categories... 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...

  • From Sarah to Deniseby Annie Dhainaut-Mintz

    Primento Digital Publishing 2017; US$ 5.99

    When changing you identity is your only way to survive... From Sarah to Denise, two first names for only one person. In this moving testimony, the author plunges us into History. And it is above all the story of Sarah, a little girl that life and atrocity are going to change into Denise. How did one get to this?? Terror, solidarity, fight for humanity,... more...

  • Bas les armes !by Stephen P. Halbrook; Antoine Bourguilleau

    Primento Digital Publishing 2017; US$ 16.99

    Focus sur l'une des mesures les moins connues d'Hitler à l'encontre des Juifs Un an avant qu?Adolf Hitler ne prenne le pouvoir en 1933, le ministre de l?Intérieur allemand ordonne que les fichiers de recensement des armes à feu soient mis à l?abri afin qu?ils ne tombent pas « aux mains d?éléments radicaux ». Ses efforts vont s?avérer vains : ces... more...

  • Three Tearless Historiesby Erich Hackl; Mike Mitchell

    DoppelHouse Press 2017; US$ 12.99

    Award-winning author Erich Hackl humanizes great historical tragedies with stirring and poignant stories of individuals affected by mid-century Fascism. more...

  • Is Theory Good for the Jews?by Bruno Chaouat

    Liverpool University Press 2017; US$ 89.99

    By looking back to the emergence of a postwar theoretical discourse on trauma, memory, victims, suffering, the Holocaust and the Jews, Is Theory Good for the Jews? explores how "French thought" is implicated in intellectual, literary and ideological components of the global and local upsurge of antisemitism more...

  • The War of 1948by Avraham Sela; Alon Kadish

    Indiana University Press 2016; US$ 24.99

    The 1948 War is remembered in this special volume, including aspects of Israeli-Jewish memory and historical narratives of 1948 and representations of Israeli-Palestinian memory of that cataclysmic event and its consequences. The contributors map and analyze a range of perspectives of the 1948 War as represented in literature, historical museums,... more...

  • Narratives from the Sephardic Atlanticby Ronnie Perelis

    Indiana University Press 2016; US$ 54.99

    Identity, family, and community unite three autobiographical texts by New World crypto-Jews, or descendants of Jews who were forced to convert to Christianity in 17th-century Iberia and Spanish America. Ronnie Perelis presents the fascinating stories of three men who were caught within the matrix of inquisitorial persecution, expanding global trade,... more...