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Voices from the Warsaw Ghetto Writing Our History
ISBN: HB: 9780300236729, Yale University Press, June 2019
280 pp., 21x14 cm, 7 black&white illus.
Hidden in metal containers and buried underground during World War II, these writings from the Warsaw Ghetto record the Holocaust in the words of its first interpreters, the victims themselves. Gathered clandestinely by an underground ghetto collecti...
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£25,00
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Einstein His Space and Times
ISBN: PB: 9780300244373, ISBN: HB: 9780300196719, Yale University Press, May 2019
208 pp., 21x14.6 cm, 1 black&white illus.
The commonly held view of Albert Einstein is of an eccentric genius for whom the pursuit of science was everything. But in actuality, the brilliant innovator whose Theory of Relativity forever reshaped our understanding of time was a man of his times...
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£10,99
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£14,99
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Jabotinsky A Life
ISBN: PB: 9780300244380, ISBN: HB: 9780300136623, Yale University Press, May 2019
224 pp., 21x14.6 cm
Vladimir Jabotinsky (1880-1940) was a man of huge paradoxes and contradictions and is one of the most misunderstood Zionist political leaders – a first-rate novelist, a celebrated Russian journalist, and founder of the branch of Zionism now headed by...
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£18,99
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Lions' Den Zionism and the Left from Hannah Arendt to Noam Chomsky
ISBN: HB: 9780300222982, Yale University Press, May 2019
400 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
In this lively intellectual history of the political Left, cultural critic Susie Linfield investigates how eight prominent twentieth-century intellectuals struggled with the philosophy of Zionism, and then with Israel and its conflicts with the Arab...
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£25,00
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Martin Buber A Life of Faith and Dissent
ISBN: HB: 9780300153040, Yale University Press, May 2019
440 pp., 21x14.6 cm, 9 black&white illus.
An authority on the twentieth-century philosopher Martin Buber (1878-1965), Paul Mendes-Flohr offers the first major biography in English in thirty years of this seminal modern Jewish thinker. Organized around several key moments – such as his sudden...
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£16,99
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Vasily Grossman and the Soviet Century
ISBN: HB: 9780300222784, Yale University Press, May 2019
424 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 27 black&white illus.
If Vasily Grossman's 1961 masterpiece, "Life and Fate", had been published during his lifetime, it would have reached the world together with Pasternak's "Doctor Zhivago" and before Solzhenitsyn's "Gulag". But "Life and Fate" was seized by the KGB. W...
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Who Wants to Be a Jewish Writer? And Other Essays
ISBN: HB: 9780300240139, Yale University Press, May 2019
232 pp., 21x14 cm
Adam Kirsch is one of today's finest literary critics. This collection brings together his essays on poetry, religion, and the intersections between them, with a particular focus on Jewish literature. He explores the definition of Jewish literature,...
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£18,00
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Alfred Stieglitz Taking Pictures, Making Painters
ISBN: HB: 9780300226485, Yale University Press, May 2019
272 pp., 21x14.6 cm, 89 black&white illus.
Alfred Stieglitz (1864-1946) was an enormously influential artist and nurturer of artists even though his career is often overshadowed by his role as Georgia O'Keeffe's husband. This new book from celebrated biographer Phyllis Rose reconsiders Stiegl...
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Days of Awe Reimagining Jewishness in Solidarity with Palestinians
ISBN: PB: 9780226616070, ISBN: HB: 9780226615912, University of Chicago Press, May 2019
368 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 14 halftones, 2 line drawings
For many Jewish people in the mid-twentieth century, Zionism was an unquestionable tenet of what it meant to be Jewish. Seventy years later, a growing number of American Jews are instead expressing solidarity with Palestinians, questioning old allegi...
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£79,00
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Disraeli The Novel Politician
ISBN: HB: 9780300137514, Yale University Press, April 2019
288 pp., 21x14.6 cm, 1 black&white illus.
Lauded as a "great Jew", excoriated by antisemites, and one of Britain's most renowned prime ministers, Benjamin Disraeli has been widely celebrated for his role in Jewish history. But is the perception of him as a Jewish hero accurate? In what ways...
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