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Finding Home and Homeland

Jewish Youth and Zionism in the Aftermath of the Holocaust

Avinoam J. Patt

An inspiring examination of young survivors of the Holocaust and their role in the creation of the state of Israel.

Hardback
Published: March 2009
ISBN: 9780814334263
$56.99

Challenges of Equality

Judaism, State, and Education in Nineteenth-Century France

Jeffrey Haus

Explores the relationship between Judaism, state, and education in France from the establishment of the Jewish Consistory in 1808 until the separation of church and state in 1905.

Hardback
Published: February 2009
ISBN: 9780814333808
$52.99
eBOOK
Published: February 2009
ISBN: 9780814335499

Mediating Modernity

Challenges and Trends in the Jewish Encounter with the Modern World

Essays in Honor of Michael A. Meyer
Edited by Lauren B. Strauss and Michael Brenner

A landmark collection of essays by prominent academics in modern Jewish and German-Jewish history, honoring Michael A. Meyer, a pioneer in those fields.

Hardback
Published: June 2008
ISBN: 9780814333952
$42.99
eBOOK
Published: June 2008
ISBN: 9780814339930

Journey to a Nineteenth-Century Shtetl

The Memoirs of Yekhezkel Kotik

Edited with an Introduction and Notes by David Assaf

The first annotated English edition of a classic early-twentieth-century Yiddish memoir that vividly describes Jewish life in a small Eastern European town.

Paperback
Published: April 2008
ISBN: 9780814334218
$32.99
eBOOK
Published: April 2008
ISBN: 9780814337332
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Jewish Education and Society in the High Middle Ages

Ephraim Kanarfogel

Paperback edition of a favorite text on the literary creativity and communal involvement in the production of the Tosafist corpus.

Paperback
Published: June 2007
ISBN: 9780814333686
$26.99
eBOOK
Published: June 2007
ISBN: 9780814336533

Inside a Gestapo Prison

The Letters of Krystyna Wituska, 1942-1944

Edited and Translated by Irene Tomaszewski

A compelling firsthand account of life behind bars in Nazi Germany, from the point of view of a young member of the Polish Underground.

Paperback
Published: May 2006
ISBN: 9780814332948
$21.99
eBOOK
Published: May 2006
ISBN: 9780814338872

Words from Abroad

Trauma and Displacement in Postwar German Jewish Writers

Katja Garloff

Examines the responses of German Jewish writers to the geographical and cultural displacement that is one of the lasting consequences of the Holocaust.

Printed Paper Cased
Published: September 2005
ISBN: 9780814332450
$49.95
eBOOK
Published: September 2005
ISBN: 9780814335772

The Armenian Massacres, 1894-1896

U.S. Media Testimony

Edited and with an Introduction by Arman J. Kirakossian
Foreword by Bob Dole

This compilation of articles offers unprecedented insight into the 1894–1896 Armenian massacres in the Ottoman Empire, while exploring American perceptions of the massacres at the time and what influence this genocide had on U.S. foreign policy.

Paperback
Published: January 2004
ISBN: 9780814331538
$32.99

Jews and the German State

The Political History of a Minority, 1848-1933

Peter Pulzer

Now available in paperback, this book delivers a comprehensive one-volume account of the political history of Jews as a significant minority within Imperial Germany.

Paperback
Published: March 2003
ISBN: 9780814331309
$23.99

New Beginnings

Holocaust Survivors in Bergen-Belsen and the British Zone in Germany, 1945-1950

Hagit Lavsky

A sociohistorical analysis of the construction of Jewish life and national identity in post-Holocaust Germany.

Hardback
Published: June 2002
ISBN: 9780814330098
$44.99

The Nazis' Last Victims

The Holocaust in Hungary

Edited by Randolph L. Braham and Scott Miller

The Nazis' Last Victims articulates and historically scrutinizes both the uniqueness and the universality of the Holocaust in Hungary, a topic often minimized in general works on the Holocaust.

Paperback
Published: May 2002
ISBN: 9780814330951
$27.99
eBOOK
Published: May 2002
ISBN: 9780814338834

Reclaiming Heimat

Trauma and Mourning in Memoirs by Jewish Austrian Reémigrés

Jacqueline Vansant

In Reclaiming Heimat, Jacqueline Vansant focuses on nine memoirs by seven Austrian reéimigrés who provide moving accounts of the profound loss of Heimat (home/homeland) and self and the desire to recover the loss in part by returning home.

Hardback
Published: September 2001
ISBN: 9780814329511
$42.99

Judaism within Modernity

Essays on Jewish History and Religion

Michael A. Meyer

Judaism within Modernity explores Jewish historiography and the problems of periodization in modern Jewish history, with a focus on Jews of Germany and the United States.

Hardback
Published: August 2001
ISBN: 9780814328743
$38.99

The Blessed Abyss

Inmate #6582 in Ravensbrück Concentration Camp for Women

Nanda Herbermann
Translated by Hester Baer
Edited by Hester Baer and Elizabeth R. Baer

One woman’s memories of her deportation to Ravensbrück Concentration Camp for Women in July 1941.

Paperback
Published: September 2000
ISBN: 9780814329207
$25.99
Hardback
Published: September 2000
ISBN: 9780814329047
$44.95
eBOOK
Published: September 2000
ISBN: 9780814337684

"Peering Through the Lattices"

Mystical, Magical, and Pietistic Dimensions in the Tosafist Period

Ephraim Kanarfogel

Kanarfogel makes available for the first time many passages produced by lesser known tosafists and rabbinic figures and integrates the findings of earlier and contemporary scholarship, much of it published only in Hebrew. "

Hardback
Published: May 2000
ISBN: 9780814325315
$42.99
eBOOK
Published: May 2000
ISBN: 9780814339947

The Politics of Genocide

The Holocaust in Hungary, Condensed Edition

Randolph L. Braham

An abbreviated version of the definitive work on the destruction of Hungarian Jewry.

Paperback
Published: April 2000
ISBN: 9780814326916
$23.99
Hardback
Published: April 2000
ISBN: 9780814326909
$44.95
eBOOK
Published: April 2000
ISBN: 9780814338896

The Transformation of German Jewry, 1780-1840

David Sorkin

This study analyzes the transformation of German Jewry in the period from 1780-1840.

Paperback
Published: August 1999
ISBN: 9780814328286
$27.99

Profiles of a Lost World

Memoirs of East European Jewish Life before World War II

Hirsz Abramowicz
Translated by Eva Zeitlin Dobkin
Edited by Dina Abramowicz and Jeffrey Shandler
Introductions by David E. Fishman and Dina Abramowicz

Profiles of a Lost World is a source of information about Eastern Europe before World War II.

Hardback
Published: April 1999
ISBN: 9780814327845
$46.99

Remembrance and Denial

The Case of the Armenian Genocide

Richard G. Hovannisian, editor

A fresh look at the forgotten genocide of world history.

Paperback
Published: January 1999
ISBN: 9780814327777
$36.99

The Jews of Hungary

History, Culture, Psychology

Raphael Patai

The Jews of Hungary is the first comprehensive history in any language of the unique Jewish community that has lived in the Carpathian Basin for eighteen centuries, from Roman times to the present.

Hardback
Published: May 1996
ISBN: 9780814325612
$62.99
eBOOK
Published: May 1996
ISBN: 9780814341926

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