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Munich: PW Service of the Collegial Society of Hungarian Veterans, 1951. Edition Hungaria. Wraps. 56 pages, illustrations. and fold-out map at back cover entitled "Deportational Communities in Hungary". Includes a List of Present Locations of Deportees. Signed ink inscription at top of title page. Cover has some wear and soiling. This focuses on the effect of communism had on Hungary at the end of the Second World War and during the early years of the Cold War.
New York, NY: Miramax Books, 2003. Second printing [stated]. Hardcover. Glued binding. Paper over boards. xiv, 562 pages. Illustrations. Selected Chronology. Official International Travel. Index. Inscribed on half-title page by the author to Rita. Previous owner's address label is on the fep. DJ has slight wear and soiling. Madam Secretary: A Memoir is the autobiography of United States Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, published in 2003. It covers both her life and the eight years she spent in the Clinton administration, first as United States Ambassador to the United Nations and then as head of the State Department. The book's title reflects the term of address for a female governmental secretary. A national bestseller on its publication in 2003, Madam Secretary is a riveting account of the life of America's first woman Secretary of State, Madeleine Albright. For eight years, during Bill Clinton's two presidential terms, Albright was a high-level participant in some of the most dramatic events of our time—from the pursuit of peace in the Middle East to NATO's intervention in the Balkans to America's troubled relations with Iran and Iraq. In this thoughtful memoir, one of the most admired women in U.S. history reflects on her remarkable personal story, including her upbringing in war-torn Europe and the balancing of career and family responsibilities, and on America's leading role in a changing world.
New York: Little, Brown and Company, 1994. Reprint. later printing. Trade paperback. xv, 109.  p. Illustrations [some in color]. Chronology. Suggestions for Further Reading. Glossary. Index. Name of previous owner present. Cover has some wear and soiling, some corner curling. A photo-history of the Holocaust. Sidebars throughout the text focus on the experiences of 20 individuals who, as children, were victims of the Nazis. Illustrated with black and white and color images from the collection of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.
San Diego, California: Harcourt Brace & Company, 1977. First Harvest Edition [stated]. Trade paperback. 200 pages. Several ink notations by the previous owner inside the book. Some pages have light rippling. Includes Prologue and 10 chapters. The story of a wealthy, insular Jewish family in Fascist Italy just before the outbreak of World War II. The source of an acclaimed feature film directed by Vittorio De Sica. A Helen and Kurt Wolff Book. Giorgio Bassani (4 March 1916 – 13 April 2000) was an Italian novelist, poet, essayist, editor, and international intellectual. His works realistically document the Italian Jewish community under Fascism in a style that manifests the difficulties of searching for truth in the meanderings of memory and moral conscience. This book portrays a rich, insular Jewish family in the northern Italian city Ferrara just before the outbreak of World War II. The narrator, a young, middle-class Jew, has been intrigued by the Finzi-Continis from boyhood, and especially by the two children, Alberto and Micol. Not until he is twenty-two, in the autumn of 1938, is he invited to enter their private world, seemingly immune from the racial laws of Fascist Italy and the gathering war. The story traces his intricate relationship with the beautiful Micol and at the same time depicts the predicament of the Ferrarese Jews on the eve of their destruction.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: The Jewish Publication Society of America, 1974. First Edition [stated], presumed first printing. Hardcover. xi, , 350,  pages. DJ has several small tears and chips. Includes Preface, Introduction: The First Fifteen Years, six chapters. Conclusion, Notes, Bibliography, and Index. Also includes an Appendix on the Income and Expenditure of JDC: 1914-1939, as well as 20 black and white tables in the text. A card from the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, with the compliments of Chairman Edward Ginsburg of the Committee, is laid in at the front of the book. This book deals with the efforts of American Jews--through their overseas aid organization, the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee--to come to the aid of European Jewry in the crucial prewar decade, 1929-1939. Yehuda Bauer (born April 6, 1926) is an Israeli historian and scholar of the Holocaust. He is a professor of Holocaust Studies at the Avraham Harman Institute of Contemporary Jewry at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. His family migrated to Palestine by managing to get past Nazi officials on a train which slipped them over the border into Poland, from which they moved, via Romania, to Palestine. He joined the Palmach and fought in the 1948 Arab-Israeli War. He was the founding editor of the journal Holocaust and Genocide Studies, and served on the editorial board of the Encyclopaedia of the Holocaust, published by Yad Vashem in 1990. During the years, 1933–1939, in which America was in the Great Depression, the Jewish Distribution Committee was able to aid over 190,000 Jews in their escape from a Nazi-occupied Germany. Of the 190,000 Jews, 80,000 were able to escape Europe completely.
New York, N.Y. Franklin Watts, 1982. Later printing. Trade paperback. 398 pages. Some ink underlining and marks noted. Includes List of Maps and Charts; List of Tables; and Preface. Also includes chapters on Who Are the Jews?; Liberalism, Emancipation, and Antisemitism; World War I and Its Aftermath; The Weimar Republic; The Evolution of Nazi Jewish Policy, 1933-1938; German Jewry in the Prewar Era, 1933-1938; Poland--The Siege Begins; Life in the Ghettoes; The "Final Solution"; West European Jewry, 1940-1944; Resistance; Rescue; The Last Years of the Holocaust, 1943-1945; Aftermath and Revival; Appendix: Himmler's "Reflections on the Treatment of Peoples of Alien Races in the East". Includes 18 black and white maps and charts, and 14 black and white tables. Also includes Notes, Bibliography, and Index. Yehuda Bauer (born April 6, 1926) is an Israeli historian and scholar of the Holocaust. He is a professor of Holocaust Studies at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Bauer at sixteen, inspired by his history teacher, Rachel Krulik, he decided to dedicate himself to studying history. Upon completing high school, he joined the Palmach. He attended Cardiff University in Wales on a British scholarship, interrupting his studies to fight in the 1948 Arab-Israeli War, after which he completed his degree. Bauer returned to Israel and began his graduate work in history at the Hebrew University. He received his doctorate in 1960 for a thesis on the British Mandate of Palestine. The following year, he began teaching at the Institute for Contemporary Jewry at the Hebrew University. He was the founding editor of the journal Holocaust and Genocide Studies.