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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 19 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book Belonging: The Story of the Jews 1492-1900 by Simon Schama
    Belonging: The Story of the Jews 1492-1900 - by Simon Schama

    £10.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780099590064 | ISBN 10: 0099590069

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE BAILLIE GIFFORD PRIZE   SELECTED AS A BOOK OF THE YEAR 2017 BY THE DAILY TELEGRAPH, MAIL ON SUNDAY AND OBSERVER  Belonging is a magnificent cultural history abundantly alive with energy, character and colour. From the Jews ... more

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  • Cover image of book We Were the Future by Yael Neeman
    We Were the Future - by Yael Neeman

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780715652756 | ISBN 10: 0715652753

    The kibbutzim are collective settlements in Israel which have been written about extensively over the years, and are praised as the only example in world history of entire communities attempting, voluntarily, to live in total equality. Conceived as a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Revolutionary Yiddishland: A History of Jewish Radicalism by Alain Brossat and Sylvia Klingberg
    Revolutionary Yiddishland: A History of Jewish Radicalism - by Alain Brossat and Sylvia Klingberg

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781784786076 | ISBN 10: 1784786071

    Recovering the history of the revolutionary Jewish tradition.  Jewish radicals manned the barricades on the avenues of Petrograd and the alleys of the Warsaw ghetto; they were in the vanguard of those resisting Franco and the Nazis. They originated ... more

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  • Cover image of book Jewish History: A Very Short Introduction by David N. Myers
    Jewish History: A Very Short Introduction - by David N. Myers

    £7.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780199730988 | ISBN 10: 0199730989

    How have the Jews survived? For millennia, they have defied odds by overcoming the travails of exile, persecution, and recurring plans for their annihilation. Many have attempted to explain this singular success as a result of divine intervention.  ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Story of the Jews: Finding the Words (1000 BCE - 1492) by Simon Schama
    The Story of the Jews: Finding the Words (1000 BCE - 1492) - by Simon Schama

    £10.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780099546689 | ISBN 10: 009954668x

    The landmark history of a people, culture and a world.  It is a story like no other: an epic of endurance against destruction, of creativity in oppression, joy amidst grief, the affirmation of life against the steepest of odds.   It spa ... more

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  • Cover image of book Emancipation: How Liberating Europe
    Emancipation: How Liberating Europe's Jews from the Ghetto Led to Revolution and Renaissance - by Michael Goldfarb

    £14.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781922247339 | ISBN 10: 1922247332

    For almost 500 years, the Jews of Europe were kept apart, confined to ghettos or tiny villages in the countryside. Then, in one extraordinary moment in the French Revolution, the Jews of France were emancipated. Soon the ghetto gates were opened all ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Jews of South Wales by Ursula R. Q. Henriques
    The Jews of South Wales - by Ursula R. Q. Henriques

    £19.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780708326718 | ISBN 10: 0708326714

    The book focuses on the Jewish communities in Cardiff, Swansea and the South Wales valleys in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, looking at their everyday lives and also more dramatic and sensational events such as the Tredegar Riots in 1911 and ... more

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  • Cover image of book Jews in Britain by Michael Leventhal Richard Goldstein
    Jews in Britain - by Michael Leventhal Richard Goldstein

    £8.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780747812302 | ISBN 10: 0747812306

    This book tells the epic thousand-year story of Britains Jewish community, the countrys oldest minority group, replete with the dark episodes of persecution and expulsion, but also with positive periods of acceptance and toleration. Some Jews came ... more

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  • Cover image of book On the Eve: The Jews of Europe Before the Second World War by Bernard Wasserstein
    On the Eve: The Jews of Europe Before the Second World War - by Bernard Wasserstein

    £12.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781846681905 | ISBN 10: 1846681901

    A major history examining the realities of Jewish life across Europe up to the very eve of World War Two.  This is the portrait of a world on the eve of its destruction. Bernard Wasserstein presents a disturbing interpretation of the collapse ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Story of the Jews: Finding the Words (1000 BCE - 1492) by Simon Schama
    The Story of the Jews: Finding the Words (1000 BCE - 1492) - by Simon Schama

    £25.00   hardback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781847921321 | ISBN 10: 1847921329

    A landmark history of a culture, of a people and of a world by one of our most distinguished and electrifying historians.  It is a story like no other: an epic of endurance against destruction, of creativity in oppression, joy amidst grief, t ... more

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  • Cover image of book Battle for the East End: Jewish Responses to Fascism in the 1930s by David Rosenberg
    Battle for the East End: Jewish Responses to Fascism in the 1930s - by David Rosenberg

    £12.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781907869181 | ISBN 10: 1907869182

    Throughout the 1930s, Oswald Mosley's Blackshirts increased their campaign against the Jewish community, particularly in London's East End. As their campaign became more overtly anti-Semitic the Jewish community debated how to deal with the Fascist t ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Divided Self: Israel and the Jewish Psyche Today by David Goldberg
    The Divided Self: Israel and the Jewish Psyche Today - by David Goldberg

    £12.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781848856745 | ISBN 10: 1848856741

    How should Jews respond to an age of militant Zionism and resurgent anti-Semitism? Is insisting on a separate sense of identity anachronistic and dangerous, or is it the only way of preserving the Jewish cultural heritage?   Rabbi David Goldb ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Wandering Who? A Study of Jewish Identity Politics by Gilad Atzmon
    The Wandering Who? A Study of Jewish Identity Politics - by Gilad Atzmon

    £8.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781846948756 | ISBN 10: 1846948754

    An investigation of Jewish identity politics and contemporary Jewish ideology using both popular culture and scholarly texts.   Jewish identity is tied up with some of the most difficult and contentious issues of today. The purpose in this b ... more

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  • Cover image of book To Save a People by Alex Kershaw
    To Save a People - by Alex Kershaw

    £9.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780099539131 | ISBN 10: 0099539136

    New York Times bestselling author Alex Kershaw has written the first full biography of one of the most remarkable men to have outwitted Hitler Raoul Wallenberg, the young Swedish diplomat who almost single-handedly saved the lives of countless Hung ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Invention of the Jewish People by Shlomo Sand, translated by Yael Lotan
    The Invention of the Jewish People - by Shlomo Sand, translated by Yael Lotan

    £11.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781844676231 | ISBN 10: 1844676234

    All modern nation states have a story of their origins, passed down through both official and popular culture, and yet few of these accounts have proved as divisive and influential as the Israeli national myth.   The well-known tale of Jewish ... more

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  • Cover image of book Suffering as Identity: The Jewish Paradigm by Esther Benbassa
    Suffering as Identity: The Jewish Paradigm - by Esther Benbassa

    £14.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781844674046 | ISBN 10: 1844674045

    Reaching from biblical times to the present day, Esther Benbassas prize-winning exploration of Jewish identity is both epic and comprehensive. She shows how in the Jewish world the representation and ritualization of suffering has shaped the history ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Last Jews of Kerala by Edna Fernandes
    The Last Jews of Kerala - by Edna Fernandes

    £9.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781846270994 | ISBN 10: 1846270995

    Separated by a narrow stretch of swamp-like waters, and distinguished by the color of their skin, the Black Jews and the White Jews have been locked in a rancorous feud for centuries. Only now, when their combined number has diminished to less than 5 ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Moldavian Pimp by Edgardo Cozarinsky
    The Moldavian Pimp - by Edgardo Cozarinsky

    £7.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780099483755 | ISBN 10: 0099483750

    In a bar in the Buenos Aires suburb of Villa Crespo, our narrator recalls his encounters with an old man of Lithuanian descent, Samuel Warschauer, whom he came to know shortly before the man died.  Among his papers, he found the script of a curi ... more

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  • Cover image of book Iraqi Jews: A History of Mass Exodus by Abbas Shiblak
    Iraqi Jews: A History of Mass Exodus - by Abbas Shiblak

    £9.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780863565045 | ISBN 10: 0863565042

    The Jews of Iraq constituted one of the oldest and most deeply rooted Jewish communities in the world. But in the early 1950s most of them left for Israel, under circumstances that remain the subject of heated controversy. Shiblak examines the critic ... more

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