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Justice Behind the Iron Curtain: Nazis on Trial in Communist Poland
Justice Behind the Iron Curtain: Nazis on Trial in Communist Poland
By Gabriel N. Finder and Alexander V. Prusin

Justice Behind the Iron Curtain is the first work to showcase communist Poland’s judicial confrontation with the legacy of the Nazi occupation and its oppressive regime.

Available May 2018
Israel, Diaspora, and the Routes of National Belonging, Second Edition
Israel, Diaspora, and the Routes of National Belonging, Second Edition
By Jasmin Habib

Israel, Diaspora, and the Routes Of National Belonging is a startlingly honest, theoretically rich, and detailed analysis of official tour narratives and tourist interactions at a range of Israeli archaeological, historical, and military sites.

Available Dec 2017
In the Childrens Best Interests: Unaccompanied Children in American-Occupied Germany, 1945-1952
In the Children’s Best Interests: Unaccompanied Children in American-Occupied Germany, 1945-1952
By Lynne Taylor

Taylor’s exploration and insight into the debates around national identity and the privilege of citizenship challenges our understanding of nationality in the postwar period.

Available Dec 2017
Carved in Stone: Holocaust Years - a Boy's Tale
Carved in Stone: Holocaust Years - a Boy's Tale
By Manny Drukier

The memories of Manny Drukier are indelibly inscribed on his mind, and in Carved in Stone he recounts them with honesty and precision.

Published Aug 2017
A Nobel Affair: The Correspondence between Alfred Nobel and Sofie Hess
A Nobel Affair: The Correspondence between Alfred Nobel and Sofie Hess
Edited and Translated by Erika Rummel

A Nobel Affair is the first translation into English of the complete correspondence between Alfred Nobel and Sofie Hess.

Published Jun 2017
None is Too Many: Canada and the Jews of Europe, 1933-1948
None is Too Many: Canada and the Jews of Europe, 1933-1948
By Irving Abella and Harold Troper
None Is Too Many will undoubtedly continue to serve as a potent reminder of the fragility of tolerance, even in a country where it is held as one of our highest values.
Published May 2017
The Trial That Never Ends: Hannah Arendt's 'Eichmann in Jerusalem' in Retrospect
The Trial That Never Ends: Hannah Arendt's 'Eichmann in Jerusalem' in Retrospect
Edited by Richard J. Golsan and Sarah M. Misemer

The contributors gathered together by Richard J. Golsan and Sarah M. Misemer in The Trial That Never Ends assess the contested legacy of Hannah Arendt’s famous book and the issues she raised.

Published Mar 2017
PTSD and the Politics of Trauma in Israel: A Nation on the Couch
PTSD and the Politics of Trauma in Israel: A Nation on the Couch
By Keren Friedman-Peleg

In PTSD and the Politics of Trauma in Israel, Keren Friedman-Peleg sheds light on a new way of speaking about mental vulnerability and national belonging in contemporary Israel.

Published Dec 2016
Primo Levi and the Identity of a Survivor
Primo Levi and the Identity of a Survivor
By Nancy Harrowitz

In Primo Levi and the Identity of a Survivor, Nancy Harrowitz examines the complex role that Levi’s cultural identity played in his choices of how to portray his survival, as well as his exposition of topics such as bystander complicity.

Published Dec 2016
Jews and Ukrainians: A Millennium of Co-Existence
Jews and Ukrainians: A Millennium of Co-Existence
By Paul Robert Magocsi and Yohanan Petrovsky-Shtern

The story of Jews and Ukrainians is presented in an impartial manner through twelve thematic chapters. Among the themes discussed are geography, history, economic life, traditional culture, religion, language and publications, literature and theater, architecture and art, music, the diaspora, and contemporary Ukraine.

Published Oct 2016