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Ghost Citizens Jewish Return to a Postwar City
ISBN: HB: 9780674984660, Harvard University Press, June 2020
320 pp., 23.5x15.5 cm, 25 photos
In the immediate aftermath of World War II, the lives of Polish Jews were marked by violence and emigration. But some of those who had survived the Nazi genocide returned to their hometowns and tried to start their lives anew. Lukasz Krzyzanowski rec...
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£28,95
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Specter Haunting Europe The Myth of Judeo-Bolshevism
ISBN: PB: 9780674244764, ISBN: HB: 9780674047686, Harvard University Press, March 2020
368 pp., 20.3x12.7 cm
The first comprehensive account of the evolution and exploitation of the Judeo-Bolshevik myth, from its origins to the present day. For much of the twentieth century, Europe was haunted by a threat of its own imagining: Judeo-Bolshevism. This myth –...
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Blood Libel On the Trail of an Antisemitic Myth
ISBN: HB: 9780674240933, Harvard University Press, January 2020
304 pp., 23.5x15.5 cm, 30 black&white images
Accusations that Jews ritually killed Christian children emerged in the mid-twelfth century, following the death of twelve-year-old William of Norwich, England, in 1144. Later, continental Europeans added a destructive twist: Jews murdered Christian...
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Bitter Reckoning Israel Tries Holocaust Survivors as Nazi Collaborators
ISBN: HB: 9780674988149, Harvard University Press, October 2019
272 pp., 23.5x15.5 cm, 14 photos
In December 1945, a Polish-born commuter on a Tel Aviv bus recognized a fellow rider as the former head of a town council the Nazis had established to manage the Jews. When he denounced the man as a collaborator, the rider leapt off the bus, pursued...
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Ghetto The History of a Word
ISBN: HB: 9780674737532, Harvard University Press, September 2019
240 pp., 23.5x15.5 cm, 20 photos, 2 illus.
Few words are as ideologically charged as ghetto. Its early uses centered on two cities: Venice, where it referred to the segregation of the Jews in 1516, and Rome, where the ghetto survived until the fall of the Papal States in 1870, long after it h...
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Our American Israel The Story of an Entangled Alliance
ISBN: HB: 9780674737624, Harvard University Press, October 2018
368 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 19 photos
An essential account of America's most controversial alliance that reveals how the United States came to see Israel as an extension of itself, and how that strong and divisive partnership plays out in our own time. "Our American Israel" tells the st...
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Burdens of Brotherhood Jews and Muslims from North Africa to France
ISBN: PB: 9780674984103, ISBN: HB: 9780674088689, Harvard University Press, March 2018
420 pp., 23.5x15.7 cm, 24 halftones, 6 maps
Headlines from France suggest that Muslims have renewed an age-old struggle against Jews and that the two groups are once more inevitably at odds. But the past tells a different story. "The Burdens of Brotherhood" is a sweeping history of Jews and Mu...
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City on a Hilltop American Jews and the Israeli Settler Movement
ISBN: HB: 9780674975057, Harvard University Press, August 2017
368 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 9 halftones, 2 maps
Since 1967, more than 60,000 Jewish-Americans have settled in the territories captured by the State of Israel during the Six Day War. Comprising 15 percent of the settler population today, these immigrants have established major communities, transfor...
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Against the Jews and the Gentiles: Books I-IV I Tatti Renaissance Library 79
ISBN: HB: 9780674974975, Harvard University Press, July 2017
425 pp., 21x14 cm
Giannozzo Manetti (1396-1459) was a celebrated humanist orator, historian, philosopher, and scholar of the early Renaissance. Son of a wealthy Florentine merchant, he participated actively in the public life of the Florentine republic and embraced th...
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£19,95
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Menorah From the Bible to Modern Israel
ISBN: HB: 9780674088795, Harvard University Press, November 2016
304 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 50 colour illus.
The menorah, the seven-branched candelabrum, has traversed millennia as a living symbol of Judaism and the Jewish people. Naturally, it did not pass through the ages unaltered. "The Menorah" explores the cultural and intellectual history of the Weste...
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