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We Wept Without TearsTestimonies of the Jewish Sonderkommando from Auschwitz

We Wept Without Tears: Testimonies of the Jewish Sonderkommando from Auschwitz

Gideon Greif

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300106510
eISBN:
9780300131987
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300106510.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The Sonderkommando of Auschwitz-Birkenau consisted primarily of Jewish prisoners forced by the Germans to facilitate the mass extermination. Though never involved in the killing itself, they were ... More

WeimarFrom Enlightenment to the Present

Weimar: From Enlightenment to the Present

Michael H Kater

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300170566
eISBN:
9780300210101
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300170566.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This book chronicles the rise and fall of one of Germany's most iconic cities in this history of Weimar. Weimar was a centre of the arts during the Enlightenment and hence the cradle of German ... More

What Can and Can'T Be SaidRace, Uplift, and Monument Building in the Contemporary South

What Can and Can'T Be Said: Race, Uplift, and Monument Building in the Contemporary South

Dell Upton

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300211757
eISBN:
9780300216615
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300211757.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

A study of monuments to the civil rights movement and African American history that have been erected in the U.S. South over the past three decades, this work explores how commemorative structures ... More

"When You Were Gentiles"Specters of Ethnicity in Roman Corinth and Paul's Corinthian Correspondence

"When You Were Gentiles": Specters of Ethnicity in Roman Corinth and Paul's Corinthian Correspondence

Cavan W. Concannon

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780300197938
eISBN:
9780300209594
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300197938.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This book makes a significant contribution to Pauline studies by imagining the responses of the Corinthians to Paul’s letters. Based on surviving written materials and archaeological research, it ... More

William BeckfordFirst Prime Minister of the London Empire

William Beckford: First Prime Minister of the London Empire

Perry Gauci

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300166750
eISBN:
9780300195163
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300166750.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This biography of William Beckford provides a unique look at eighteenth-century British history from the perspective of the colonies. Even in his own time, Beckford was seen as a metaphor for the ... More

William Lloyd Garrison at Two Hundred

William Lloyd Garrison at Two Hundred

James Stewart (ed.)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300136586
eISBN:
9780300152401
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300136586.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

William Lloyd Garrison (1805–1879) was one of the most militant and uncompromising abolitionists in the United States. As the editor of the abolitionist paper Liberator and cofounder of the American ... More

William the Conqueror

William the Conqueror

David Bates

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300118759
eISBN:
9780300183832
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300118759.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This book offers a reinterpretation of the life of a pivotal figure in British and European history. This book combines biography and a multidisciplinary approach to examine the life of a major ... More

Women's Rights and Transatlantic Antislavery in the Era of Emancipation

Women's Rights and Transatlantic Antislavery in the Era of Emancipation

Kathryn Kish Sklar and James Stewart (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300115932
eISBN:
9780300137866
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300115932.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Two epochal developments profoundly influenced the history of the Atlantic world between 1770 and 1870—the rise of women's rights activism and the drive to eliminate chattel slavery. The chapters ... More

Works in ProgressPlans and Realities on Soviet Farms, 1930-1963

Works in Progress: Plans and Realities on Soviet Farms, 1930-1963

Jenny Leigh Smith

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300200690
eISBN:
9780300210316
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300200690.001.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This book investigates the gap between the plans and the reality of the Soviet Union's mid-20th-century project to industrialize and modernize its agricultural system. Historians agree that the ... More

Wrestling with an AngelPower, Morality, and Jewish Identity

Wrestling with an Angel: Power, Morality, and Jewish Identity

Ehud Luz

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300092936
eISBN:
9780300129298
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300092936.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

By regaining for the Jewish people the capacity to deploy force, Zionism posed moral dilemmas for the Jews that for many generations, living in exile, they had not had to confront. The return to full ... More

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