Download e-book for kindle: An Undisturbed Peace: A Novel by Mary Glickman

By Mary Glickman

Hailed as “the best depiction of the notorious path of Tears,” this unflinching novel sheds mild on a sad heritage (Pat Conroy).

because the tribes of the South make the grueling trip around the Mississippi River, a trio of disparate characters is united by means of a “far-reaching tale of affection, braveness, and honor” (Booklist).

Greensborough, North Carolina, 1828. Abrahan Bento Sassaporta Naggar has traveled to the United States from the filthy streets of East London looking for a greater existence. yet Abe’s visions of a privileged apprenticeship within the Sassaporta Brothers’ empire are quickly changed with the awful truth of indentured servitude.

a few fifty miles west, darkish Water of the Mountains, the daughter of a robust Cherokee leader, leads a lifetime of irreverent solitude. 20 years in the past, she renounced her family’s plans for her to marry a filthy rich white man—a determination that quickly proves fateful.

And in Georgia, a black slave named Jacob has resigned himself to a lifetime of loss and injustice in a Cherokee urban of shelter for criminals.

From the writer of Marching to Zion and One extra River comes a sweeping novel of yank heritage. As their tales converge within the shameful machinations of historical past, 3 outsiders will undergo witness to the horrors referred to as Andrew Jackson’s Indian removing Act—just as in addition they detect the prospect for wish. See why Library Journal raves, “This soaking up and shiny portrait of 19th-century the USA will allure critical old fiction fans.”
 

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Download e-book for iPad: Through the Gate of Dreams by Wendy Lowe Besmann

By Wendy Lowe Besmann

within the seventeenth-century Golden Age of Rembrandt and Spinoza….Susanna Worthington, daughter of a royal courtier, first observed her destiny in a terrifying dream that foretold homicide by way of a guy tattooed with serpents. the second one time, she was once hiding in a depressing cabin on a Dutch galleon, eager to break out a pressured betrothal within the chaotic aftermath of the English Civil warfare. A surprising flash of candlelight printed the serpent's mark at the arm of her would-be rescuer David Winn, a mysterious sea captain who longs to turn into a doctor.

So starts a trip that leads Susanna and Winn to Amsterdam’s Jewish area through the time whilst Rembrandt painted his so much haunting pictures, retailers grew wealthy on buying and selling unique luxuries, and smooth technology was once born. while Susanna concurs to version for a Rembrandt portrait, she and Winn will each one find a dazzling future, and are available to understand that desires should be deceiving….

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Download e-book for kindle: The Vanguard Messiah: Lettrism between Jewish Mysticism and by Sami Sjöberg

By Sami Sjöberg

In contemporary years the function of faith within the avant-garde has started to draw scholarly curiosity. the current quantity makes a speciality of the paintings of the Romanian Jewish poet and visible artist Isidore Isou (1925–2007) who based the lettrist circulation within the Forties. The Jewish culture performed a serious half within the Western avant-garde as represented through lettrism. The hyperlinks among lettrism and Judaism are monstrous, but they've been mostly unexplored previously. The examine investigates the works of a stream that explicitly emphasises its forefront place whereas hoping on a medieval non secular culture as a resource of radical textual thoughts. It debts for lettrism’s renunciation of mainstream traditions in favour of a subversive culture, thus Jewish mysticism. The non secular inclination of lettrism additionally impacts the inspiration of the avant-garde. the weather of the Jewish culture in Isou’s theories and inventive construction evoke a broader framework the place faith and experimental artwork complement every one other.

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Download PDF by Hans Spear,J. Levy: Hanukkah 1945: The story of a Courageous Soldier, Love, and

By Hans Spear,J. Levy

Ross acquired up and began to stroll towards the disabled tank, his pals had stopped firing - not more than 10 yards from the tank he referred to as out in German on the best of his voice "Come from your tank, hand over, you're encircled, in case you do not you are going to all be killed!"

There used to be a second of silence that lasted an eternity - then the turret hide of the tank was once lifted and a German soldier climbed out by way of his crew.

"Nicht schiessen! do not shoot!" the chief known as out. After that every little thing became black as Ross fell to the floor not more than 15 toes in entrance of the German soldiers.

Hans Spear was once born in 1918 in a small German city. In 1938 he left Germany while Jews have been nonetheless allowed to to migrate from Nazi Germany; his vacation spot the us. Accompanying Hans was once his youth sweetheart, Bea, who he married ahead of becoming a member of the military in the summertime of 1943.

Shortly after becoming a member of the military Hans was once transferred to Camp Ritchie the place he grew to become one of many recognized Ritchie Boys, who have been for the main half Jewish boys and younger males that had fled the Nazis within the overdue thirties. They have been proficient in intelligence paintings and mental battle, to struggle opposed to Hitler and his Nazi regime.
Hans Spear again to the U.S. after the battle, based a portray corporation in Chicago, and at last retiring along with his spouse in Tucson, AZ
Hanukkah, 1945, follows a tender German Jew as he flees Nazi Germany to the USA succeeding e as a valedictorian earlier than becoming a member of the military in simple terms to be despatched again to Europe, this time as a hero within the brutal conflict of the Bulge and a lover within the land of his birth.

Hanukkah, 1945, is a story bounding with choice, emotion and pursuit of self-awareness. it's a clean and detailed examine a time in a People’s and our country’s past.

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Poetik des Überlebens: Kulturproduktion im by Anne-Berenike Rothstein PDF

By Anne-Berenike Rothstein

Kultur in der Unkultur – der vorliegende Band beleuchtet, wie in Konzentrationslagern Artefakte und neue Formen von Kreativität entstehen konnten und wie diese rezipiert wurden. Der Titel des interdisziplinären Bandes „Poetik des Überlebens“ verweist auf die Zeitlichkeit der Artefakte: Einerseits sind sie als „In situ“-Genre gedacht und zur sofortigen (und ggf. einmaligen) Rezeption angelegt; andererseits diskutiert der Band die Überzeitlichkeit der Werke und geht zudem der Frage nach, welche Möglichkeiten zur Aufbereitung der Artefakte heute bestehen. Die Beiträge bieten einen weit gefassten Zugang zur Thematik aus literatur-, kultur- und kunstwissenschaftlicher Perspektive. Das dem Band zugrunde liegende Werkcorpus reicht von bildlichen Darstellungen über nicht-literarische Zeugnisse, lyrische Texte und einer Operette bis hin zu einer literarischen Darstellung der Lagerrealität und der Diskussion um das Verwalten von Artefakten.

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Three Faces of an Angel by Jiří Pehe,Marketa Goetz-Stankiewicz,Gerald Turner PDF

By Jiří Pehe,Marketa Goetz-Stankiewicz,Gerald Turner

“It moves me that Josef Brehme lived in an epoch whilst time nonetheless proceeded in a instantly line from the prior to the future,” muses his grandson, the gifted, good-looking and cynical Alex Brehme in his diary in overdue 2001.

Three Faces of an Angel is a unique in regards to the 20th century that starts off while time used to be linear and ended while the concept of growth used to be much less good outlined. The Brehmes’ tale courses the reader via revolution, warfare, the holocaust, and eventually exile and go back. a singular approximately what guy does to guy and no matter if God intervenes.

With a foreword through Dr Marketa Goetz-Stankiewicz, Professor Emerita within the division of valuable, japanese and northerly ecu reviews on the collage of British Columbia.

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Rebecca Tomasis's Mishpacha -- Family PDF

By Rebecca Tomasis

Mishpacha – kinfolk is the tale of 4 girls residing in the glossy country of Israel. each one arrives from a unique background—the anti-semitisim of Communist Russia; the specific suburbs of Tel Aviv; the poverty of Yemen; the comforts of heart category America—to dwell in the confines of 1 domestic and one family.
These are the separate tales of those four—the daughter of a Russian immigrant; the daughter of a winning European-Israeli businessman; the daughter of Yemenite Jews; and the daughter of assimilated American liberal Jews. it's also their joint tale less than one roof with one guy, introduced jointly within the identify of Judaism and within the identify of Family.

DISCLAIMER "The suggestion for the family members that is the topic of "Mishpacha – family members" begun in Israel on Independence Day, 2007. We attended a wide occasion to have fun the day in a park in Tel Aviv. on the park have been a bunch of ladies with plenty of youngsters. the kids all appeared vaguely comparable however the girls now not at all—although of them can have been sisters. Later a guy became up whom the kids accrued round as though he was once the daddy of them all. i thought this to be the case and the tale all started from there. i attempted to determine what i'll approximately this actual relatives, whereas in Israel that point. but the in basic terms details i'll get was once imprecise. they'd been featured in an Israeli newspaper sooner or later, yet nobody may perhaps rather take into accout their names or the other particular information. every little thing concerning the kin in my novel comes thoroughly from my very own head. The weekend of 14 February 2010, in Israel this tale was once all around the information, and it kind of feels the relations we observed within the park that day was once the kin within the newspaper. yet I knew not anything concerning the relatives within the newspaper, except what I observed in person who day on the park!" — Rebecca Tomasis

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Download PDF by Eric J Sundquist: Strangers in the Land: Blacks, Jews, Post-Holocaust America

By Eric J Sundquist

the significance of blacks for Jews and Jews for blacks in conceiving of themselves as americans, while either remained outsiders to the privileges of complete citizenship, is an issue of voluminous yet confusing checklist. A enormous paintings of literary feedback and cultural heritage, Strangers within the Land attracts upon politics, sociology, legislation, faith, and pop culture to light up an important, hugely conflicted interethnic partnership over the process a century.

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New PDF release: The Temple of Culture: Assimilation and Anti-Semitism in

By Jonathan Freedman

From the start of recent highbrow historical past to the tradition wars of the current day, the adventure of assimilating Jews and the idiom of "culture" were essentially intertwined with one another. Freedman's publication starts off via taking a look at pictures of the stereotypical Jew within the literary tradition of 19th- and twentieth-century England and the US, after which considers the efforts at the a part of Jewish critics and intellectuals to counter this snapshot within the public sphere. It explores the unforeseen parallels and ironic reversals among a cultural dispensation that had ambivalent responses to Jews and Jews who grew to become exponents of that very tradition.

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