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  • Jewish Immigrants in London, 1880?1939by Susan L Tananbaum

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Between 1880 and 1939, a quarter of a million European Jews settled in England. Tananbaum explores the differing ways in which the existing Anglo-Jewish communities, local government and education and welfare organizations sought to socialize these new arrivals, focusing on the experiences of working-class women and children. more...

  • The Kishinev Ghetto, 1941?1942by Paul A. Shapiro; Radu Ioanid; Brewster Chamberlin; Angela Jianu

    University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 39.95

    The Kishinev Ghetto, 1941?1942 sheds new light on the little-known historical events surrounding the creation, administration, and liquidation of the Kishinev (Chisinau) ghetto during the first months following the Axis attack on the Soviet Union (Operation Barbarossa) in late June 1941. Mass killings during the combined Romanian-German drive toward... more...

  • The German-Jewish Experience Revisitedby Steven E. Aschheim; Vivian Liska; Jerusalem Leo Baeck Institute

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    This volume includes both historical treatments of differing German-Jewish understandings of their experience ? their relations to their Judaism, general culture and to other Jews ? and contemporary reflections and competing interpretations as to how to understand the overall experience of German Jewry. more...

  • Of Sand or Soilby Nadav Samin

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 39.50

    Why do tribal genealogies matter in modern-day Saudi Arabia? What compels the strivers and climbers of the new Saudi Arabia to want to prove their authentic descent from one or another prestigious Arabian tribe? Of Sand or Soil looks at how genealogy and tribal belonging have informed the lives of past and present inhabitants of Saudi Arabia and... more...

  • Building a World Heritage Cityby Dr Michele Lamprakos; Professor Brian Graham

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    The conservation of old Sanaa is a major cultural heritage initiative that began in the 1980's under the auspices of UNESCO; it continues today, led by local agencies and actors. In contrast to other parts of the world where conservation was introduced at a later date to remediate the effects of modernization, in Yemen the two processes have been... more...

  • Iranian Cultureby Nasrin Rahimieh

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Throughout modern Iranian history, culture has served as a means of imposing unity and cohesion onto society. The Pahlavi monarchs used it to project an image of Iran as an ancient civilisation, re-emerging as an equal to Western nations, while the revolutionaries deployed it to remake the country into an Islamic nation. Just as Iranian culture has... more...

  • Jewish Responses to Persecutionby Leah Wolfson

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 54.99

    With its unique combination of primary sources and historical narrative, this book provides an important new perspective on Holocaust history. Covering the final year of Nazi destruction and the immediate postwar years, it traces the increasingly urgent Jewish struggle for survival, which included armed resistance and organized escape attempts. Shedding... more...

  • Making Sense of Iranian Society, Culture, and Businessby Hamid Yeganeh

    Business Expert Press 2015; US$ 29.95

    Iran represents a large and emerging economy with a strategic location extending from the Persian Gulf to Central Asia, a huge consumer market, tremendous natural resources, and numerous petrochemical and manufacturing industries, which require heavy investment and development. Understanding the Iranian business environment requires a holistic... more...

  • The Land of Ioniaby Alan M. Greaves

    Wiley 2015; US$ 43.95

    Incorporating over a century of archaeological research, Greaves offers a reassessment of Archaic Ionia that attempts to understand the region within its larger Mediterranean context and provides a thematic overview of its cities and people. Seeks to balance the Greek and Anatolian cultural influences at work in Ionia in this important period of... more...

  • Kosmopoliten wider Willenby Friedemann Pestel

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 77.00

    Using the example of the Monarchiens , a group of constitutional monarchists, Friedemann Pestel examines how émigrés moved from being on the defensive to political action in the 1790s. Their pan-European connections gave them extensive visibility. The study shows the interconnections between lands of origin and exile. It corrects the... more...