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ISBN: 9781782388128 - Final Sale in Berlin Final Sale in Berlin
Christoph Kreutzmuller

ISBN10: 1782388125  ISBN13: 9781782388128
Publisher: Berghahn Books
Format: Hardback
Publication date: 30 Sep 2015
Reconstructing the fate of more than 8,000 companies, this book offers the first comprehensive analysis of Jewish economic activity and its destruction in Nazi Berlin. Before the Nazis took power, Jewish businesspeople in Berlin thrived alongside... More
ISBN: 9780759119857 - Children During the Holocaust Children During the Holocaust
Patricia Heberer

ISBN10: 0759119856  ISBN13: 9780759119857
Publisher: AltaMira Press,U.S.
Format: Paperback
Publication date: 24 Sep 2015
This compelling book tells the story of the Holocaust through the eyes, and fates, of its youngest victims. Following the arc of the persecutory policies of the Nazis and their sympathizers and the impact these measures had on Jewish children and... More
ISBN: 9780190219628 - The Murder of William of Norwich The Murder of William of Norwich
E M Rose

ISBN10: 0190219629  ISBN13: 9780190219628
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Format: Hardback
Publication date: 27 Aug 2015
A true crime drama exploring the emergence of the blood libel against Jews and its persistence throughout history In 1144, the mutilated body of William of Norwich, a young apprentice leatherworker, was found abandoned outside the city's walls. More
ISBN: 9780190259327 - Collect and Record! Collect and Record!
Laura Jockusch, Laura Yockusch

ISBN10: 0190259329  ISBN13: 9780190259327
Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
Format: Paperback
Publication date: 27 Aug 2015
This volume tells the largely unknown story of Holocaust survivors who founded Jewish historical commissions and documentation centers in Europe immediately after World War II. This book describes the vibrant activity of survivors who founded... More
ISBN: 9780190257811 - Becoming Austrians Becoming Austrians
Lisa Silverman

ISBN10: 0190257814  ISBN13: 9780190257811
Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
Format: Paperback
Publication date: 27 Aug 2015
This book demonstrates that an intensified marking of people, places, and events as "Jewish" accompanied the crises occurring in the wake of Austria-Hungary's collapse, leaving profound effects on Austria's cultural legacy. The collapse of... More
ISBN: 9781608464609 - The Diary of Bergen-Belsen The Diary of Bergen-Belsen
Hanna Levy-Hass, Amira Hass

ISBN10: 1608464601  ISBN13: 9781608464609
Publisher: Haymarket Books
Format: Paperback
Publication date: 31 Jul 2015
ISBN: 9781780767505 - Nationalism and the Politics of Fear in Israel Nationalism and the Politics of Fear in Israel
Cathrine Thorleifsson

ISBN10: 1780767501  ISBN13: 9781780767505
Publisher: I.B.Tauris & Co Ltd I.B.Tauris
Format: Hardback
Publication date: 30 Jul 2015
An examination of Mizrahi Jews and their identity within Israeli society. Kiryat Shmona, located near the Israeli-Lebanese border, often makes the news whenever there is an outbreak of violence between the two countries. In Israel's northernmost... More
ISBN: 9780300190984 - Age of Secrecy Age of Secrecy
Daniel Jutte

ISBN10: 0300190980  ISBN13: 9780300190984
Publisher: Yale University Press
Format: Hardback
Publication date: 03 Jul 2015
The fifteenth through the eighteenth centuries were truly an Age of Secrecy in Europe, when arcane knowledge was widely believed to be positive knowledge that extended into all areas of daily life, from the economic, scientific, and political... More
ISBN: 9780552171472 - Goodbye East End Goodbye East End
David Merron

ISBN10: 0552171476  ISBN13: 9780552171472
Publisher: Transworld Publishers Ltd Corgi Books
Format: Paperback
Publication date: 02 Jul 2015
As Hitler's bombs threatened London during World War Two, eight-year-old David Merron was removed from his family and close-knit Jewish community in the East End and evacuated to the safety of the English countryside. Placed into the car of... More
ISBN: 9780812247244 - A Traveling Homeland A Traveling Homeland
Daniel Boyarin

ISBN10: 0812247248  ISBN13: 9780812247244
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
Format: Hardback
Publication date: 18 Jun 2015
In A Traveling Homeland, Daniel Boyarin makes the case that the Babylonian Talmud is a diasporist manifesto producing and defining the practices that constitute Jewish diasporic identity in the form of textual, interpretive communities built... More