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Ethnography

  • Goodbye, Antouraby Karnig Panian

    Stanford University Press 2015; US$ 25.00

    When World War I began, Karnig Panian was only five years old, living among his fellow Armenians in the Anatolian village of Gurin. Four years later, American aid workers found him at an orphanage in Antoura, Lebanon. He was among nearly 1,000 Armenian and 400 Kurdish children who had been abandoned by the Turkish administrators, left to survive at... more...

  • Motherlandby Rita Goldberg

    New Press, The 2015; US$ 27.95

    “I am the child of a woman who survived the Holocaust not by the skin of her teeth but heroically,? writes Rita Goldberg. In a deeply moving second-generation Holocaust memoir, Goldberg introduces the extraordinary story of Hilde Jacobsthal, a close friend of Anne Frank?s family who was fifteen when the Nazis invaded Holland. After the arrest of her... more...

  • Genghis Khan and the Mongol War Machineby Chris Peers

    Pen and Sword 2015; US$ 18.50

    As a soldier and general, statesman and empire-builder, Genghis Khan is an almost legendary figure. His remarkable achievements and his ruthless methods have given rise to a sinister reputation. As Chris Peers shows, in this concise and authoritative study, he possessed exceptional gifts as a leader and manager of men - he ranks among the greatest... more...

  • Histories of the Jews of Egyptby Dario Miccoli

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00

    Up until the advent of Nasser and the 1956 War, a thriving and diverse Jewry lived in Egypt ? mainly in the two cities of Alexandria and Cairo, heavily influencing the social and cultural history of the country. Histories of the Jews of Egypt argues that this Jewish diaspora should be viewed as "an imagined bourgeoisie". It demonstrates how,... more...

  • "They Can Live in the Desert but Nowhere Else": A History of the Armenian Genocideby Ronald Grigor Suny

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 35.00

    Starting in early 1915, the Ottoman Turks began deporting and killing hundreds of thousands of Armenians in the first major genocide of the twentieth century. By the end of the First World War, the number of Armenians in what would become Turkey had been reduced by ninety percent?more than a million people. A century later, the Armenian Genocide remains... more...

  • Hope is the Last to Dieby Halina Birenbaum; David Welsh

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    This book is an important work in Holocaust literature and was originally published in Poland in 1967. Covering the years 1939-1945, it is the author's account of her experience growing up in the Warsaw ghetto and her eventual deportation to, imprisonment in, and survival of the Majdanek, Auschwitz, Ravensbruck, and Neustadt-Glewe camps. Since the... more...

  • Deutsche Berichte aus dem Ostenby Klaus-Michael Mallmann; Andrej Angrick; Jürgen Matthäus; Martin Cüppers

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2015; US$ 131.76

    Die fast täglich im Reichssicherheitshauptamt zusammengestellten Berichte der "Ereignismeldungen UdSSR" des Jahres 1942 und die sie ablösenden "Berichte aus den besetzten Ostgebieten" der Jahre 1942 bis 1943 sind die bedeutendsten durchlaufenden Quellen zu den Einsatzgruppen in der Sowjetunion und zugleich Dokumente des Grauens. Auf tausenden Schreibmaschinenseiten... more...

  • Gone to Groundby Marie Jalowicz-Simon

    Profile Books 2015; US$ 11.98

    Berlin 1941. Marie Jalowicz Simon, a nineteen-year-old Jewish woman, makes an extraordinary decision. All around her, Jews are being rounded up for deportation, forced labour and extermination. Marie takes off the yellow star and vanishes into the city. In the years that follow, Marie lives under an assumed identity, moving between almost... more...

  • The Jews of China: v. 1: Historical and Comparative Perspectivesby Jonathan Goldstein; Benjamin I. Schwartz

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95

    This interdisciplinary study examines patterns of migration, acculturation, assimilation and economic activity of successive waves of Jewish arrivals in China from approximately AD 1100 to 1949. more...

  • Erasedby Omer Bartov

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 24.95

    In Erased , Omer Bartov uncovers the rapidly disappearing vestiges of the Jews of western Ukraine, who were rounded up and murdered by the Nazis during World War II with help from the local populace. What begins as a deeply personal chronicle of the Holocaust in his mother's hometown of Buchach--in former Eastern Galicia--carries him on a journey... more...