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- Atlantic Books Ltd 2014; US$ 23.32
The rescue of the Danish Jews from Nazi persecution in October 1943 is a unique exception to the tragic history of the Holocaust. Within a few weeks some 7,000 people managed to escape, leaving the German occupation forces in Denmark almost empty handed. What made this possible? Who rescued the Jews and who enabled their rescue? What was the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 65.95
A dozen essays document the evolution of national myths in Israel as the heroic figures and events of independence and survival transmute into blind fanaticism, great-power manipulation, and traditional colonialism and genocide. Without passing any judgement on the changes, they delve into the meani more...
- Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 65.00
This book offers an examination of Jewish communal memory in Prague in the century and a half stretching from its position as cosmopolitan capital of the Holy Roman Empire (1583-1611) through Catholic reform and triumphalism in the later seventeenth century, to the eve of its encounter with Enlightenment in the early eighteenth. Rachel Greenblatt... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 18.49
Die Begriffe "Orgel? und "Synagoge? werden selten miteinander verbunden. Das verwundert insofern nicht, als dass die Einführung der Orgel in deutschen Synagogen des Reformjudentums erst 200 Jahre zurückliegt. In einem schwierigen Prozess im Verlauf des 19. Jahrhunderts und bis hinein in das 20. Jahrhundert grenzten sich die Reformgemeinden... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 210.00
German Reparations and the Jewish World" has become a standard reference work since it was first published. Based extensively on archival sources, the author examines the difficult debate within the Jewish world whether it was possible to reach a material settlement with Germany so soon after Auschwitz. Concentrating on how the money was spent in rebuilding... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 65.95
The expulsion of the Jews, and later the Muslims from the Iberian Peninsula marked the beginning of a new era in the life of the Mediterranean world. The articles in this volume discuss the aftermath of the crucial historical events that took place in the Mediterranean world in 1492, focusing on the social, economic and cultural consequences of these... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
This book investigates the anti-Semitic foundations of Nazi curricula for elementary schools, with a focus on the subjects of biology, history, and literature. Gregory Paul Wegner argues that any study of Nazi society and its values must probe the education provided by the regime. Schools, according to Wegner, play a major role in advancing ideological... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.95
Beginning with Marcel Ophus's documentary The Sorrow and the Pity (1970) there has been an attempt to question the idea of a totally unified, courageous and resistant wartime France. Even more startling have been the increasingly shocking revelations that the politics of collaboration were a mere extension of a deep-seated French anti-semitic tradition.... more...
- 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...