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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Dancing with the Enemyby Paul Glaser

    Oneworld Publications 2015; US$ 18.99

    When Paul Glaser discovered his Aunt Rosie?s remarkable wartime diaries, photographs and letters he was shocked: he had been raised as a Catholic, and had no knowledge of his Jewish heritage. But the story he was to uncover and reconstruct was one far larger and more dramatic than he could have ever imagined. Rosie Glaser was a magnetic force – hopeful,... more...

  • Jewish Space in Contemporary Polandby Erica T. Lehrer; Michael Meng

    Indiana University Press 2015; US$ 34.99

    In a time of national introspection regarding the country?s involvement in the persecution of Jews, Poland has begun to reimagine spaces of and for Jewishness in the Polish landscape, not as a form of nostalgia but as a way to encourage the pluralization of contemporary society. The essays in this book explore issues of the restoration, restitution,... more...

  • Notaries of Palermo and Notaries of Trapaniby Shlomo Simonsohn

    BRILL 2008; US$ 334.00

    This volume documents the history of the Jews in Sicily based on notarial and court records. It illustrates the economic, social, and religious history of the Jewish minority and the relations with the Christian majority. The volume is provided with additional bibliography and indexes while the introduction will appear at the end of the series. more...

  • Antisemitismus als negative Leitidee der Moderneby Samuel Salzborn

    Campus Verlag 2010; US$ 23.13

    In der sozialwissenschaftlichen Antisemitismusforschung wird national wie international das Fehlen einer Studie beklagt, die theoretische und empirische Erkenntnisse miteinander verbindet. Die theoretischen Arbeiten nutzen empirische Studien oft allenfalls selektiv zur Stützung ihrer Hypothesen. Empirische Studien wiederum verzichten meist völlig auf... more...

  • Die Strassmannsby Wolfgang Paul Strassmann; Jutta Lange-Quassowski

    Campus Verlag 2006; US$ 19.43

    1848 geht der Medizinstudent Wolfgang Strassmann in Berlin auf die Barrikaden, als Arzt wird er 1875 Stadtverordnetenvorsteher und leitet zusammen mit Rudolf Virchow die Modernisierung der Stadt. Das ruft Proteste hervor, unter anderem die antisemitischen Äußerungen Adolf Stöckers. In der nächsten Generation wird Fritz Strassmann ein bekannter Gerichtsmediziner;... more...

  • Österreichisches Judentum zwischen Ost und Westby Björn Siegel

    Campus Verlag 2010; US$ 29.61

    Die Israelitische Allianz zu Wien spiegelt den Geist des habsburgisch-deutschen Judentums im 19. Jahrhundert wider. Anhand bisher unveröffentlichter Quellen skizziert Björn Siegel die Geschichte dieser einzigartigen jüdischen Organisation vor dem Hintergrund der zeitgenössischen Gegensatzkonstruktion des "Westens" und "Ostens" -... more...

  • Einspruch und Abwehrby Rafael Arnold; Tim Buchen; Michael Frankl; Daniel Gerson; Veselina Kulenska; Gerald Lamprecht; Christoph Leiska; Maria Margaroni; Maciej Moszynski; Iulia Onac; Klaus Richter; Miloslav Szabó; Susanne Terwey; Marija Vulesica; Ulrich Wyrwa; Fritz Bauer Institut; Ulrich Wyrwa

    Campus Verlag 2010; US$ 23.13

    Die Entstehung des Antisemitismus im 19. Jahrhundert stellte die jüdische Bevölkerung in Europa vor eine gänzlich neue Situation. Sie sah sich neuartigen Formen von Angriffen, Ausgrenzungen und Anfeindungen ausgesetzt. In einem breiten europäischen Panorama beschreibt das Jahrbuch die politischen und intellektuellen Reaktionen der Juden auf diese Bedrohung.... more...