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  • For Our Freedom and Yours

    For Our Freedom and Yours

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    The Jewish Labour Bund in Poland 1939-1949

    Blatman, Daniel

    Before the Second World War the Jewish Labour party, the Bund, was one of the most important Jewish parties in Poland. As a socialist party, the Bund believed that the Jewish community could build on, and consolidate, its roots in Poland; develop its...

  • From Sabbath To Sabbath

    From Sabbath To Sabbath

    £6.95

    Copyright: 9/30/1984

  • German Writers in French Exile 1933-1940

    German Writers in French Exile 1933-1940

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    Mauthner, Martin

    This book is an account of what happened to some of the best German writers and journalists after they fled the Nazi terror to find shelter in France. It is a tragic intellectual drama that unfolds over seven years, and features writers such as Thomas Mann, Lion Feuchtwanger, Stefan...

  • Great Philanthropists

    Great Philanthropists

    £50.00

    Wealth and Charity in the Modern World 1815-1945

    Edited by: Cesarani, David; Mandler, Peter

    What is a philanthropist? Why do they do what they do? What impact do they have? What makes them tick? What in their personal biographies, their communities, their backgrounds, and their moment in time drove them to devote...

  • Hebrew Women Join the Forces

    Hebrew Women Join the Forces

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    Jewish Women from Palestine in the British Forces During the Second World War

    Granit-Hacohen, Anat

    During WWII, some 3,600 Jewish women from Palestine volunteered to serve in the British armed forces in the Middle East. For the first time ever Jewish women joined the army, wore uniform, left home to defend their...

  • How to Love a Child Volume 1

    How to Love a Child Volume 1

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    And Other Selected Works  Volume 1

    Janusz Korczak

    How to Love a Child and Other Selected Works is the first comprehensive collection of Korczak’s works translated into English. It contains his most important pedagogical writings, journal articles, as well as private texts.

    Volume 1 comprises three pedagogical works, the first being...

  • How to Love a Child Volume 2

    How to Love a Child Volume 2

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    And Other Selected Works  Volume 2
    Korczak, Janusz 

    How to Love a Child and Other Selected Works is the first comprehensive collection of Korczak’s works translated into English. It contains his most important pedagogical writings, journal articles, as well as private texts. Volume 2 starts with extensive excerpts from two pedagogical...

  • Image of the Jew in European Liberal Culture 1789-1914

    Image of the Jew in European Liberal Culture 1789-1914

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    Edited by: Cheyette, Bryan; Valman, Nadia

    This collection of essays explores the complex articulations and contexts of anti-Semitism in the literature of four cultures - Britain, Germany, France and Italy - in the long nineteenth century. The essays examine the presence both of explicitly anti-Semitic writing and apparently anti-Jewish stereotypes in...

  • Intelligence Co-operation between Poland and Great Britain during World War II

    Intelligence Co-operation between Poland and Great Britain during World ...

    £55.00

    The Report of the Anglo-Polish Historical Committee Volume 1

    Edited by: Dubicki, Tadeusz; Nalecz, Daria; Stirling, Tessa

    The Anglo-Polish Historical Committee was established in 2000 with the full support of the Prime Ministers of both countries. The committee, made up of historians and official experts from both countries, was set up to...

  • Israel Isidor Mattuck, Architect of Liberal Judaism

    Israel Isidor Mattuck, Architect of Liberal Judaism

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    Fox, Pam

    Now available in paperback, this biography shows how Israel Isidor Mattuck was probably the most influential figure in the development of the Liberal Jewish Synagogue (LJS) in the UK and the wider Liberal Jewish movement through his involvement with the World Union for Progressive Judaism, which he chaired from...