The Diaries of Blanche Dugdale, 1936–1947
Norman Rose (Ed)
Granddaughter of a duke and niece of a prime minister, Blanche ‘Baffy’ Dugdale was in an ideal position to observe British political and social life, before, during and immediately after the Second World War. She...
Between Two Worlds
Thornton provides a pithy family biography of the well-known Berlin Beer family that illuminates the paradoxical situation between enlightenment and antisemitism that Jews faced in the German territories in the 19th century.
Dr Susanne Korbel, University of Gratz
The Jewish Labour Movement helped found the Labour Party, and has always been at the heart of the British Labour movement.
This book, published to coincide with the 100th anniversary of its affiliation to the Labour Party in 1920, tells the story of this remarkable organisation from...
The Palestine Crucible, 1919-1939
(A)n astonishing feat of scholarship and analysis that sits at the nexus of history, foreign policy and most importantly, a timely assessment of where Britain is heading based on the prison and prism of the past. It is...
From Biblical Canaan to Modern Israel
Stanton, Stuart and Collins, Kenneth (Eds)
In chapters that range from Babylonian and Biblical medicine to health and medicine under Ottoman and British Mandate authority to mainstream and complementary medical services in Israel today, this excellent collaborative volume by a...
Contemporary Writers Confronting the Holocaust
Debs, Howard and Silverman, Matthew (Eds)
New Voices is ground-breaking. The editors selected 58 distinct images from noted collections consisting of vintage photography, propaganda posters, newsreel stills and the like, matching each to a poet, short story or flash fiction writer, plus features by...
1789 – 1815
This is a wonderful and accessible book written with energy and enthusiasm incorporating political, social, cultural and religious history. It is the first to explore the responses of English Jewry to the French Revolution and how British politics and...
On Burning Wings: To a Displaced Persons Camp and Beyond
Kesler, Michael G.
Throughout the ordeal, Michael Kesler seems to have made all the right choices. Yet as his compelling memoir shows, even the best choices were often accompanied by a deep sense of shame...
‘Enemy Aliens’ in British Propaganda in the Second World War
Brinson, Charmian and Dove, Richard
This book explores a facet of British propaganda during the Second World War that has previously hardly been addressed or considered: the apparent anomaly that much of Britain’s wartime propaganda was prepared and...