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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
Yiddish: A Survey and a Grammar, Second Edition
Yiddish: A Survey and a Grammar, Second Edition
By S.A. Birnbaum
With new introductory essays by David Birnbaum and Eleazar Birnbaum, Kalman Weiser, and Jean Baumgarten

The second edition of Yiddish: A Survey and a Grammar makes this classic text available again to students, teachers, and Yiddish-speakers alike.

Published Aug 2016
Lessons of the Holocaust
Lessons of the Holocaust
By Michael R. Marrus
Foreword by Margaret MacMillan

Lessons of the Holocaust is the perfect guide for the general reader to the historical and moral controversies which infuse the interpretation of the Holocaust and its significance.

Published Dec 2015
Honorary Protestants: The Jewish School Question in Montreal, 1867-1997
Honorary Protestants: The Jewish School Question in Montreal, 1867-1997
By David Fraser

In Honorary Protestants, David Fraser presents the first legal history of the Jewish school question in Montreal.

Published Nov 2015
Distance from the Belsen Heap: Allied Forces and the Liberation of a Nazi Concentration Camp
Distance from the Belsen Heap: Allied Forces and the Liberation of a Nazi Concentration Camp
By Mark Celinscak

Distance from the Belsen Heap examines the experiences of hundreds of British and Canadian eyewitnesses to atrocity, including war artists, photographers, medical personnel, and chaplains.

Published Oct 2015
The Pope's Dilemma: Pius XII Faces Atrocities and Genocide in the Second World War
The Pope's Dilemma: Pius XII Faces Atrocities and Genocide in the Second World War

By Jacques Kornberg

A meticulous and careful analysis of the career of the twentieth century’s most controversial pope, The Pope’s Dilemma argues that Pius XII’s refusal to condemn Nazi Germany and its allies was driven by the desire to keep Catholics within the Church.

Published May 2015