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The Jewish Heroes of Warsaw

The Afterlife of the Revolt

Avinoam J. Patt

Analyzes how the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising was interpreted and commemorated following the revolt.

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Available May 2021
ISBN: 9780814345160
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ISBN: 9780814348352
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ISBN: 9780814345177

The Mind of the Holocaust Perpetrator in Fiction and Nonfiction

Erin McGlothlin

Examines textual representations of the consciousness of men responsible for committing Holocaust crimes.

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ISBN: 9780814346143
$92.99
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Available May 2021
ISBN: 9780814348345
$39.99
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Available May 2021
ISBN: 9780814346150

The Compromise of Return

Viennese Jews after the Holocaust

Elizabeth Anthony

Explores the realities that Viennese Jews faced while reestablishing their lives upon returning home after the Holocaust.

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Available April 2021
ISBN: 9780814348123
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ISBN: 9780814348383
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ISBN: 9780814348130

Rescue, Relief, and Resistance

The Jewish Labor Committee's Anti-Nazi Operations, 1934-1945

Catherine Collomp
Translated by Susan Emanuel

How American labor leaders came to the rescue of political and Jewish victims of Nazi persecution.

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Available April 2021
ISBN: 9780814346198
$94.99
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ISBN: 9780814346204
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ISBN: 9780814346211
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The Yiddish Historians and the Struggle for a Jewish History of the Holocaust

Mark L. Smith

Holocaust history written and researched by the Yiddish scholars who lived it.

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Available November 2020
ISBN: 9780814346129
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Available November 2020
ISBN: 9780814348413
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Available November 2020
ISBN: 9780814346136

Laughter After

Humor and the Holocaust

Edited by David Slucki, Gabriel N. Finder, and Avinoam Patt

A global tour of Jewish humor about the Holocaust.

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Published: April 2020
ISBN: 9780814347386
$86.99
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Published: April 2020
ISBN: 9780814344781
$34.99
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Published: April 2020
ISBN: 9780814344798

Sing This at My Funeral

A Memoir of Fathers and Sons

David Slucki

A global journey of four generations of fathers and sons as they cope with grief and loss.

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Published: July 2019
ISBN: 9780814347218
$82.99
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Published: July 2019
ISBN: 9780814344866
$27.99
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Published: July 2019
ISBN: 9780814344873

Holocaust Memory and Racism in the Postwar World

Edited by Shirli Gilbert and Avril Alba

Traces the history of connections between Holocaust memory and the discourse of anti-racism.

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Published: July 2019
ISBN: 9780814345962
$84.99
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Published: July 2019
ISBN: 9780814342695
$39.99
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Published: July 2019
ISBN: 9780814342701

Eli's Story

A Twentieth-Century Jewish Life

Meri-Jane Rochelson

Biography of a Jewish doctor who survived and triumphed over the horrors of the Holocaust.

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Published: August 2018
ISBN: 9780814344941
$74.99
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Published: August 2018
ISBN: 9780814340219
$27.99
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Published: August 2018
ISBN: 9780814340226
Published: August 2018
ISBN: 0814340210

Witness Through the Imagination

Jewish American Holocaust Literature

S. Lillian Kremer

A critical reading of themes and stylistic strategies of major American Holocaust fiction to determine its capacity to render the prelude, progress, and aftermath of the Holocaust.

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Published: February 2018
ISBN: 9780814343937
$24.99
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Published: February 2018
ISBN: 9780814343944

In Fitting Memory

The Art and Politics of Holocaust Memorials

Text by Sybil Milton
Photographs by Ira Nowinski

In Fitting Memory, a critical survey of Holocaust memorials and monuments in Europe, Israel, and the United States, focuses on the archeological remains at the original sites of Nazi terror which constituted the first postwar memorials.

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Published: February 2018
ISBN: 9780814343753
$34.99
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Published: February 2018
ISBN: 9780814343760

Shelter from the Holocaust

Rethinking Jewish Survival in the Soviet Union

Edited by Mark Edele, Sheila Fitzpatrick, and Atina Grossmann

The first book-length study of the survival of Polish Jews in Stalin’s Soviet Union.

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Published: December 2017
ISBN: 9780814344408
$59.99
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Published: December 2017
ISBN: 9780814342671
$34.99
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Published: December 2017
ISBN: 9780814342688

American Jewry and the Holocaust

The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, 1939-1945

Yehuda Bauer

Focus on the efforts made to aid European victims of World War II by the New York-based American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee.

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Published: December 2017
ISBN: 9780814343487
$35.99
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Published: December 2017
ISBN: 9780814343470

The Genocidal Gaze

From German Southwest Africa to the Third Reich

Elizabeth R. Baer

Examines literature and art to reveal the German genocidal gaze in Africa and the Holocaust.

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Published: November 2017
ISBN: 9780814343852
$32.99
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Published: November 2017
ISBN: 9780814344385
$54.99
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Published: November 2017
ISBN: 9780814343869

Reconstructing the Old Country

American Jewry in the Post-Holocaust Decades

Edited by Eliyana R. Adler and Sheila E. Jelen

Interdisciplinary overview of American Jewish life post-Holocaust.

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Published: November 2017
ISBN: 9780814341667
$34.99
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Published: November 2017
ISBN: 9780814344378
$59.99
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Published: November 2017
ISBN: 9780814341674
Published: November 2017
ISBN: 0814341667

The Seven, A Family Holocaust Story

Ellen G. Friedman

A literary memoir of exile and survival in Soviet prison camps during the Holocaust.

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Published: November 2017
ISBN: 9780814344392
$54.99
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Published: November 2017
ISBN: 9780814344132
$29.99
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Published: November 2017
ISBN: 9780814344149

Witnessing Unbound

Holocaust Representation and the Origins of Memory

Edited by Henri Lustiger Thaler and Habbo Knoch

Voices of the Holocaust and the act of memory.

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Published: September 2017
ISBN: 9780814343012
$36.99
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Published: September 2017
ISBN: 9780814343029
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From Things Lost

Forgotten Letters and the Legacy of the Holocaust

Shirli Gilbert

An intimate history of the Holocaust that casts new light on our understanding of victimhood and survival.

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Published: May 2017
ISBN: 9780814343982
$46.99
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Published: May 2017
ISBN: 9780814342657
$26.99
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Published: May 2017
ISBN: 9780814342664
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Jewish Honor Courts

Revenge, Retribution, and Reconciliation in Europe and Israel after the Holocaust

Edited by Laura Jockusch and Gabriel N. Finder

A transnational and interdisciplinary look at Jewish trials of fellow Jews accused of collaborating with the Nazis.

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Published: June 2015
ISBN: 9780814338773
$36.99
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Published: June 2015
ISBN: 9780814338780
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Survivors and Exiles

Yiddish Culture after the Holocaust

Jan Schwarz

Studies the variety, scope, and character of Yiddish culture in different geographical centers after the Holocaust.

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Published: May 2015
ISBN: 9780814339053
$46.99
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Published: May 2015
ISBN: 9780814339060

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