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Hitler's Jewish Refugees Hope and Anxiety in Portugal
ISBN: HB: 9780300244250, Yale University Press, February 2020
376 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 11 black&white illus.
This riveting book describes the experience of Jewish refugees as they fled Hitler to live in limbo in Portugal until they could reach safer havens abroad. Drawing attention not only to the social and physical upheavals of refugee life, Kaplan highli...
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£35,00
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Irving Berlin New York Genius
ISBN: HB: 9780300180480, Yale University Press, January 2020
424 pp., 21x14.6 cm, 1 black&white illus.
Irving Berlin (1888-1989) has been called – by George Gershwin, among others – the greatest songwriter of the golden age of the American popular song. "Berlin has no place in American music", legendary composer Jerome Kern wrote; "he is American musi...
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£16,99
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Posen Library of Jewish Culture and Civilization Volume 6: Confronting Modernity, 1750-1880
ISBN: HB: 9780300190007, Yale University Press, January 2020
600 pp., 25.4x20.3 cm, 133 colour images, 59 black&white illus.
A landmark project to collect, translate, and transmit primary material from a momentous period in Jewish culture and civilization, this volume covers what Elisheva Carlebach describes as a period "in which every aspect of Jewish life underwent the m...
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£115,00
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Well Worth Saving American Universities' Life-and-Death Decisions on Refugees from Nazi Europe
ISBN: HB: 9780300243871, Yale University Press, January 2020
368 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 22 black&white illus.
The United States' role in saving Europe's intellectual elite from the Nazis is often told as a tale of triumph, which in many ways it was. America welcomed Albert Einstein and Enrico Fermi, Hannah Arendt and Herbert Marcuse, Rudolf Carnap and Richar...
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£20,00
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Becoming Diaspora Jews Behind the Story of Elephantine
ISBN: HB: 9780300243512, Yale University Press, November 2019
288 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
This book tells the story of the earliest Jewish diaspora in Egypt in a way it has never been told before. The colony that lived at Elephantine Island in the fifth century BCE is an icon of the Jewish diaspora, but there is something unusual about it...
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£50,00
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Harvey Milk His Lives and Death
ISBN: PB: 9780300248555, ISBN: HB: 9780300222616, Yale University Press, November 2019
304 pp., 21x14.6 cm, 15 black&white illus.
Harvey Milk – eloquent, charismatic, and a smart-aleck – was elected to the San Francisco Board of Supervisors in 1977, but he had not even served a full year in office when he was shot by a homophobic fellow supervisor. Milk's assassination at the a...
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£10,99
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£16,99
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Karl Marx Philosophy and Revolution
ISBN: HB: 9780300211702, Yale University Press, September 2019
240 pp., 21x14.6 cm, 1 black&white illus.
Karl Marx (1818-1883) – philosopher, historian, sociologist, economist, current affairs journalist, and editor – was one of the most influential and revolutionary thinkers of modern history, but he is rarely thought of as a Jewish thinker, and his Je...
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When Christians Were Jews The First Generation
ISBN: PB: 9780300248401, ISBN: HB: 9780300190519, Yale University Press, September 2019
280 pp., 21x14 cm, 2 black&white illus.
How did a group of charismatic, apocalyptic Jewish missionaries, working to prepare their world for the impending realization of God's promises to Israel, end up inaugurating a movement that would grow into the gentile church? Committed to Jesus's pr...
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£14,99
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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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£22,00
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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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