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New York, NY: Harper, 2012. First edition [stated]. Third printing [stated]. Hardcover. Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. x, , 467,  pages. Illustrated Endpapers. Illustrations. Guide to Personalities. Time Lines. Notes. Index. DJ has some wear and soiling. Madeleine Jana Korbel Albright (born Marie Jana Korbelova; May 15, 1937) is an American politician and diplomat. She is the first woman to have become the United States Secretary of State. She was nominated by U.S. President Bill Clinton on December 5, 1996, and was unanimously confirmed by a U.S. Senate vote of 99 0. She was sworn in on January 23, 1997. Albright currently serves as a professor of International Relations at Georgetown University's Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service. She holds a Ph.D. from Columbia University. In May 2012, she was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by U.S. President Obama. Secretary Albright also serves on the board of the Council on Foreign Relations. Albright is fluent in English, French, Russian, and Czech.
New York: W. W, Norton and Company, 2014. First Edition [Stated], First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. viii, , 384,  pages. Maps. Illustrations. Notes. Index. Some page color variation noted at fore-edge. Arthur Allen (born 1959 in Cincinnati, Ohio) is an American author and journalist. Allen graduated from the University of California, Berkeley in 1981 with an AB in development studies. Since 1995, Allen has mainly written about biology and medicine. He became a freelance writer in 1996, writing articles for a variety of publications, including the Washington Post, the New York Times Magazine, the New Republic, Mother Jones, and Redbook. In 2007, his book Vaccine: The Controversial Story of Medicine's Greatest Lifesaver was published by W. W. Norton. Additional books he has written include Ripe: The Search For The Perfect Tomato (2011), and The Fantastic Laboratory of Dr. Weigl (2014). In 2014, Allen joined the Staff of Politico as eHealth editor, writing and editing stories about heath IT. In March 2020 he left Politico and became an editor at Kaiser Health News. Rudolf Stefan Jan Weigl (2 September 1883 – 11 August 1957) was a Polish biologist, physician and inventor, known for creating the first effective vaccine against epidemic typhus. He was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Medicine each year between 1930 and 1934, and from 1936 to 1939. Weigl worked during the Holocaust to save the lives of countless Jews by developing the vaccine for typhus and providing shelter to protect those suffering under the Nazis in occupied Poland. For his contributions, he was named a Righteous Among the Nations in 2003.
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.
New York: William Morrow, 2020. First Edition [stated]. Second printing [stated]. Hardcover. xii, , 558,  pages. Illustrated endpapers. Cast of Characters. Map of Poland, Illustrations. Author's Note on Research. Notes. Bibliography. Index. DJ has slight wear and soiling. Judy was born and raised in Montreal, where she grew up speaking English, French, Yiddish and Hebrew. She studied the history of science at Harvard then moved to London to pursue a Ph.D. in art history. Judy wrote essays and articles for the New York Times, the Washington Post, Vogue, the Forward, Salon, the Jerusalem Post and many other publications. Her stories about family relationships, the generational transmission of trauma, pathological hoarding and militant minimalism came together in her book White Walls: A Memoir About Motherhood, Daughterhood, and the Mess in Between (NAL/Penguin, 2016). Back in 2007, during her phase of career promiscuity, Judy was doing research on strong Jewish women at the British Library when she happened to come across a dusty, old Yiddish book. Freuen in di Ghettos (Women in the Ghettos), a Yiddish thriller about “ghetto girls” who hid revolvers in teddy bears, bribed Nazis with whiskey and pastry, and blew up German supply trains, became the inspiration for The Light of Days: The Untold Story of Women Resistance Fighters in Hitler’s Ghettos. The Light of Days is a New York Times bestseller and won a National Jewish Book Award and a Canadian Jewish Literary Award. It was adapted into an award-winning children’s book, will be translated into 22 languages, and was optioned by Steven Spielberg’s Amblin Partners, for whom Judy is co-writing the screenplay.
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.
New York: The Viking Press, 1981. First Edition. Presumed first printing. Hardcover. xii, 218,  pages. Illustrations. Footnotes. Bibliography. DJ somewhat scuffed and some edge wear. Inscribed by the author. John David Bierman, journalist and author, born January 26 1929; died January 4 2006. John Bierman was one of the last of a generation of buccaneering reporters and writers who pursued successful careers across the media. Newspaper reporter, editor, radio correspondent, television "fireman", documentary maker and, finally, acclaimed historian, Bierman excelled at each, in a working life that reached back to the days of plate cameras and reporters in trilbies. Bierman's breakthrough book was Righteous Gentile: The Story of Raoul Wallenberg (1981), which brought to international attention the then largely neglected story of the Swedish diplomat who rescued Hungarian Jews from the Nazis. Bierman's words are inscribed on Wallenberg's statue in central London: "The 20th century spawned two of history's vilest tyrannies. Raoul Wallenberg outwitted the first but was swallowed up by the second. His triumph over Nazi genocide reminds us that the courageous and committed individual can prevail against even the cruelest state machine. The fate of the six million Jews he was unable to rescue reminds us of the evil to which racist ideas can drive whole nations. Finally, his imprisonment reminds us not only of Soviet brutality but also of the ignorance and indifference which led the free world to abandon him. We must never forget these lessons."
Portland, Oregon: Areopagitica Press, 1990. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Hardcover. 158,  pages. Acknowledgments. Introduction. Conclusion. Appendices (containing Clara Greenbaum's Account of the Liberation of Bergen-Belsen, Simon Wiesenthal's Account of the Liberation of Mauthausen, and Elie Wiesel's Account of the Liberation of Buchenwald). Annotated Bibliography. Index. Name of previous owner (and date) written in ink on top corner of front flyleaf. Jon Bridgman (1930 - 2015) was an American historian and a professor emeritus of the University of Washington. Bridgman received his doctorate from Stanford University in 1961 and spent his entire teaching career at the University of Washington. He was the recipient of the university's Distinguished Teaching Award in 1973. His popularity as a speaker earned him a position lecturing to the annual meeting of the UW Alumni Association from 1987 to 2002,. He published several works such as The Revolt of the Hereros and The End of the Holocaust: The Liberation of the Camps.
New York, NY: Simon & Schuster, 2014. First Simon & Schuster Hardcover Edition [stated]. First printing [stated]/. Hardcover. x, , 450,  pages. Index. Signed by the author on the title page. Christopher Taylor Buckley (born September 28, 1952) is an American author and political satirist. He is known for writing God Is My Broker, Thank You for Smoking, Little Green Men, The White House Mess, No Way to Treat a First Lady, Wet Work, Florence of Arabia, Boomsday, Supreme Courtship, Losing Mum and Pup: A Memoir, and The Judge Hunter. In 1981, he moved to Washington, D.C. to work as chief speechwriter for Vice President George H. W. Bush. This experience led to his novel The White House Mess, a satire on White House office politics and political memoirs. Buckley wrote the non-fiction Steaming To Bamboola about the merchant marine. He also contributed to an oral history of Milford, Connecticut, served as managing editor of Esquire, and worked as an editor at Forbes magazine. National Review.
Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Company [A Mariner Book], 2001. First Paperback printing. Trade paperback. xii, 756 pages. Chronology. Notes. Bibliography. Index. Novelist James Carroll has compiled a sweeping history of anti-Semitism in the Christian tradition. Carroll, himself once a priest, describes incidents of both active and passive aggression against the Jewish faithful from the Crusades to the Inquisition to the Holocaust. A New York Times Notable Book for 2001. James P. Carroll (born January 22, 1943) is an American author, historian, and journalist. A Roman Catholic reformer, he has written extensively about his experiences in the seminary and as a priest, and has published, besides novels, books on religion and history. Carroll's plays have been produced at the Berkshire Theater Festival and at Boston's Next Move Theater. In 1976 he published his first novel, Madonna Red, which was followed by nine others. He has written for numerous publications and his op-ed column appears weekly in The Boston Globe. He won the 1996 National Book Award for Nonfiction for An American Requiem: God, My Father, and the War That Came Between Us, a memoir about the Vietnam War and his relationships with his father, the American military, and the Catholic Church.