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  • Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern Worldby Jack Weatherford

    Crown/Archetype 2005; US$ 15.00

    Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World  by Jack Weatherford (Crown Publishers, New York). It's a fascinating book portraying Genghis Khan in a totally new light. It shows that he was a great secular leader, among other things." ?Manmohan Singh, Prime Minister of India ?Reads like the Iliad . . . Part travelogue, part epic narrative.?... more...

  • All But My Lifeby Gerda Weissmann Klein

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 1995; US$ 16.99

    All But My Life is the unforgettable story of Gerda Weissmann Klein's six-year ordeal as a victim of Nazi cruelty. From her comfortable home in Bielitz (present-day Bielsko) in Poland to her miraculous survival and her liberation by American troops--including the man who was to become her husband--in Volary, Czechoslovakia, in 1945, Gerda takes... more...

  • The Children of Willesden Laneby Mona Golabek; Lee Cohen

    Grand Central Publishing 2007; US$ 9.99

    Based on the true story of her mother, Mona Golabek describes the inspirational story of Lisa Jura Golabek's escape from Nazi-controlled Austria to England on the famed Kindertransport. Jewish musical prodigy Lisa Jura has a wonderful life in Vienna. But when the Nazis start closing in on the city, life changes irreversibly. Although he has three... more...

  • Kirche ohne Judenby Oliver Arnhold; Hartmut Lenhard

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2015; US$ 12.49

    Die Rolle der Kirche zur Zeit des Nationalsozialismus ist Thema in der Sekundarstufe II, in einigen Bundesländern auch schon ab Jahrgangsstufe 9. Die Annäherung erfolgt wirksam und eingängig über konkrete Lebensgeschichten einzelner Personen. Damit geht biographisches Lernen über in ein tieferes Verständnis der historischen Sachverhalte. 1. Welche... more...

  • Tourism and Archaeological Heritage Management at Petraby Douglas C.; Comer

    Springer 2011; US$ 49.95

    Once visited only by the cognoscenti of the ancient world, over the last decade Petra has drawn almost a million visitors in some years. Petra burst into popular consciousness with the release of enormously popular motion picture "Raiders of the Lost Ark" in 1981. Moviegoers all over the world were introduced to some of the spectacular scenic... more...

  • Pontisches Giftby Adrienne Mayor

    Konrad Theiss Verlag 2011; US$ 30.50

    Der Hannibal des Ostens Sulla, Lucullus und Pompejus, die drei größten Feldherren ihrer Zeit, ließen sich vom König eines gar nicht so großen Reichs vorführen: Mithridates von Pontos, ihrem gefährlichsten Feind. Ein Jahrhundert nach Hannibal stellte er das Römische Reich auf eine neue harte Probe. Auf diesen Coup war das krisengeschüttelte Rom nicht... more...

  • A Young Girl's Diaryby Sigmund Freud; Eden Paul; Cedar Paul

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 2.99

    Between overseeing his private practice and developing an entirely new field of research and inquiry that would profoundly influence Western culture, Austrian psychiatrist Sigmund Freud somehow came across and helped to publish the diary of an anonymous young girl of the European upper classes. The detailed journal follows the young authoress from... more...

  • Franz Werfel und der Genozid an den Armeniernby Roy Knocke; Werner Treß

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 112.00

    In his novel The Forty Days of Musa Dagh , Franz Werfel dealt with the subject of the Armenian genocide. How did he weave together fiction and historical reality in the novel? What are the different ways that the novel has been read from the points of view of Armenians, Jews, Turks, and Germans? This volume addresses the issue of how... more...

  • Fear and Loathing in the Northby Cordelia Heß; Jonathan Adams

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 0.00

    Due to the scarcity of sources regarding actual Jewish and Muslim communities and settlements, there has until now been little work on either the perception of or encounters with Muslims and Jews in medieval Scandinavia and the Baltic Region. The volume provides the reader with the possibility to appreciate and understand the complexity... more...

  • Lucan und der Prinzipatby Nadja Kimmerle

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 154.00

    Lucan?s Bellum Civile ( Pharsalia ) is traditionally read as a political critique of the Principate. However, several features of this text run counter to this interpretation. This study reexamines Lucan?s work using the model of the unreliable narrator to illuminate its portrayal of contradictory structures in Nero?s Principate. The... more...