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ISBN: 9780813225890 - Jewish Resistance Against the Nazis Jewish Resistance Against the Nazis
Patrick Henry

ISBN10: 0813225892  ISBN13: 9780813225890
Publisher: The Catholic University of America Press
Format: Paperback
Publication date: 30 Jun 2014
This volume puts to rest the myth that the Jews went passively to the slaughter like sheep. Indeed Jews resisted in every Nazi-occupied country in the forests, the ghettos, and the concentration camps. The essays presented here consider Jewish... More
ISBN: 9781479855575 - The Signifying Creator The Signifying Creator
Michael D Swartz

ISBN10: 147985557X  ISBN13: 9781479855575
Publisher: New York University Press
Format: Paperback
Publication date: 26 Jun 2014
In exploring the diverse functions of signs outside of the realm of the written word, this book introduces unfamiliar sources and motifs from the formative age of Judaism, including magical and divination texts and new interpretations of legends... More
ISBN: 9781421413815 - A Chosen Calling A Chosen Calling
Noah J Efron

ISBN10: 1421413817  ISBN13: 9781421413815
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
Format: Hardback
Publication date: 17 Jun 2014
Rejecting the idea that Jews have done well in science because of uniquely Jewish traits, Jewish brains, and Jewish habits of mind, this book approaches the Jewish affinity for science through the geographic and cultural circumstances of Jews who... More
ISBN: 9780231166362 - History and Popular Memory History and Popular Memory
Paul A Cohen

ISBN10: 0231166362  ISBN13: 9780231166362
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Format: Hardback
Publication date: 16 May 2014
When people experience a traumatic event, such as war or the threat of annihilation, they often turn to history for stories that promise a positive outcome to their suffering. During World War II, the French took comfort in the story of Joan of... More
ISBN: 9780805097009 - Why the Germans? Why the Jews? Why the Germans? Why the Jews?
Gotz Aly

ISBN10: 0805097007  ISBN13: 9780805097009
Publisher: Henry Holt & Company Inc
Format: Hardback
Publication date: 12 May 2014
Tracing the prehistory of the Holocaust from the 1800s to the Nazis' assumption of power in 1933, the author shows that German anti-Semitism was - to a previously overlooked extent - driven in large part by material concerns, not racist ideology... More
ISBN: 9780691160740 - The Golden Age Shtetl The Golden Age Shtetl
Yohanan Petrovsky-Shtern

ISBN10: 0691160740  ISBN13: 9780691160740
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Format: Hardback
Publication date: 29 Apr 2014
The shtetl was home to two-thirds of East Europe's Jews in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, yet it has long been one of the most neglected and misunderstood chapters of the Jewish experience. This book provides the grassroots social... More
ISBN: 9781107669291 - The Ancient Jews The Ancient Jews
Seth Schwartz

ISBN10: 1107669294  ISBN13: 9781107669291
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Format: Paperback
Publication date: 24 Apr 2014
An accessible and up-to-date historical narrative with detailed thematic discussion of crucial historical changes. This is an accessible and up-to-date account of the Jews during the millennium following Alexander the Great's conquest of the East. More
ISBN: 9780739188552 - Antisemitism in the German Military Community and the Jewish Response, 1914-1938 Antisemitism in the German Military Community and the Jewish Response, 1914-1938
Brian E Crim

ISBN10: 0739188550  ISBN13: 9780739188552
Publisher: Lexington Books
Format: Hardback
Publication date: 17 Apr 2014
Antisemitism in the German Military Community and the Jewish Response, 1914-1938 explores how German World War I veterans from different social and political backgrounds contributed to antisemitic politics during the Weimar Republic. More
ISBN: 9781442231412 - War, Pacification, and Mass Murder, 1939 War, Pacification, and Mass Murder, 1939
Jurgen Matthaus, Jochen Bohler, Klaus-Michael Mallmann

ISBN10: 1442231416  ISBN13: 9781442231412
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Format: Hardback
Publication date: 16 Apr 2014
This invaluable work traces the role of the Einsatzgruppen of the Security Police and SD, the core group of Himmler's murder units involved in the "Final Solution of the Jewish Question," during and immediately after the German campaign in Poland... More
ISBN: 9781611476835 - Model Citizens of the State Model Citizens of the State
Rifat Bali

ISBN10: 1611476836  ISBN13: 9781611476835
Publisher: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press
Format: Paperback
Publication date: 11 Apr 2014
The book is about the history of Turkish Jews and Turkish-Jewish relations in the last half century in the Republic of Turkey. Model Citizens of the State: The Jews of Turkey during the Multi-Party Period is about the history of the Turkish Jews... More