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Wartime Notebooks France, 1940-1944
ISBN: HB: 9780300176711, Yale University Press, November 2018
704 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm, 20 black&white illus.
A Polish writer's experience of wartime France, a cosmopolitan outsider's perspective on politics, culture, and life under duress. When the aspiring young writer Andrzej Bobkowski, a self-styled cosmopolitan Pole, found himself caught in occupied Fr...
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£25,00
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David Wojnarowicz History Keeps Me Awake at Night
ISBN: HB: 9780300221886, Yale University Press, July 2018
384 pp., 30.5x22.9 cm, 160 colour illus., 100 black&white illus.
This engaging and richly illustrated book comprehensively examines the life and art of David Wojnarowicz (1954-1992), who came to prominence in New York's East Village art world of the 1980s, actively embracing all media and forging an expansive rang...
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£50,00
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Jewish Materialism The Intellectual Revolution of the 1870s
ISBN: HB: 9780300221800, Yale University Press, March 2018
320 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 24 black&white illus.
To understand the organizing framework of modern Judaism, Eliyahu Stern believes that we should look deeper and farther than the Holocaust, the establishment of the State of Israel, and the influence and affluence of American Jewry. Against the revol...
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£41,00
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Catholics on the Barricades Poland, France, and "Revolution", 1939-1956
ISBN: HB: 9780300225518, Yale University Press, February 2018
424 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 13 black&white illus.
This collective intellectual biography examines generations of deeply religious thinkers whose faith drove them into public life, including Karol Wojty³a, future Pope John Paul II, and Tadeusz Mazowiecki, the future prime minister who would dismantle...
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£37,00
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Mountains of Parnassus
ISBN: HB: 9780300214253, Yale University Press, March 2017
184 pp., 19.7x12.7 cm
The Nobel laureate's unfinished science fiction novel-available in English for the first time ever Awarded the Nobel Prize in literature in 1980, Czeslaw Milosz was one of the twentieth century's most esteemed poets and essayists. This outstanding tr...
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£12,00
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In Those Nightmarish Days The Ghetto Reportage of Peretz Opoczynski and Josef Zelkowicz
ISBN: PB: 9780300112313, Yale University Press, December 2015
369 pp., 21x14 cm
This volume sheds light on two brilliant but lesser known ghetto journalists: Josef Zelkowicz and Peretz Opoczynski. An ordained rabbi, Zelkowicz became a key member of the archive in the Lodz ghetto. Opoczynski was a journalist and mailman who contr...
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£25,00
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Salvaged Pages Young Writers' Diaries of the Holocaust
ISBN: PB: 9780300205992, Yale University Press, September 2015
536 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
This stirring collection of diaries written by young people, aged twelve to twenty-two years, during the Holocaust has been fully revised and updated. Some of the writers were refugees, others were in hiding or passing as non-Jews, some were imprison...
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£19,00
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Trouble with History Morality, Revolution, and Counterrevolution
ISBN: HB: 9780300185973, Yale University Press, July 2015
192 pp., 21x14 cm
Renowned Eastern European author Adam Michnik was jailed for more than six years by the communist regime in Poland for his dissident activities. He was an outspoken voice for democracy in the world divided by the Iron Curtain and has remained so to t...
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£18,00
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Uncanny Era Conversations between Vaclav Havel and Adam Michnik
ISBN: HB: 9780300204032, Yale University Press, July 2015
256 pp., 21x14 cm, 5 colour illus.
Czech playwright and dissident Vaclav Havel first encountered Polish historian and dissident Adam Michnik in 1978 at a clandestine meeting on a mountaintop along the Polish-Czechoslovak border. This initial meeting of two extraordinary thinkers who "...
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Liberation of the Camps The End of the Holocaust and its Aftermath
ISBN: HB: 9780300204575, Yale University Press, April 2015
288 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 24 black&white illus.
Seventy years have passed since the tortured inmates of Hitler's concentration and extermination camps were liberated. When the horror of the atrocities came fully to light, it was easy for others to imagine the joyful relief of freed prisoners. Yet...
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£20,00
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