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J
e w i s h
B
o o k
A
n n u a l
B
ir m a n
, A
b r ah am
,
ed. An anthology of modern Hebrew poetry. London,
Abelard-Schuman, 1968. 320 p.
B
irm in g h am
, S
t e p h e n
.
“Our Crowd.” London, Longmans, 1968. 404 p.
Concerns the rich Jews of New York in the 19th and 20th centuries.
B
orchsen ius
, P
o u l
. T
wo
ways to God: Judaism and Christianity. Trans, from
Danish by M. Heron. London, Vallentine, Mitchell, 1968. 404 p.
Popular yet scholarly work on the relationship between Judaism and
Christianity by the Danish pastor who played a heroic role in the rescue
of Danish Jewry from Nazi persecution.
B
ottom ley
, G
ordon
,
and
H
ard ing
, G .
W., eds. The collected works of Isaac
Rosenberg. London, Chatto & Windus, 1969.
B
rando n
, S.
G. F. The trial of Jesus of Nazareth. London, Batsford, 1968.
223 p.
By critically examining the Gospels and relating their accounts to the
political conditions of Roman-occupied Judaea, the author disentangles
historical fact from early Christian propaganda and Pauline theology.
B
urden
, H
am ilto n
T. The Nuremberg party rallies: 1923-1939. London,
Pall Mall, 1968. 206 p.
History of the rallies and their role in Nazi Germany.
C
alder
, J
e n n i
.
Chronicle and conscience: a study of George Orwell and
Arthur Koestler. London, Seeker & Warburg, 1968. 303 p.
The author argues that the literary creation of these two writers
reflects more than the events which they treat. She discusses their work
both in the light of their own development and in the context of the
social and political situation in which they wrote.
C
arm icha el
, J
oel
.
Karl Marx. London, Rapp & Whitling, 1967. 262 p.
Short biography of Marx with special attention to his philosophy. A
brief examination of his article on the Jewish question.
C
arr
, W
il l iam
.
A history of Germany, 1815-1945. London, Edward Arnold,
1968. 462 p.
Tracing the history of Germany since the Congress of Vienna which
unified it, until the end of World War II which again divided it into
two countries and Laender, the author surveys the political, economic
and cultural developments and contrasts the achievements and failures
of the German nation. The anti-Jewish policies and the extermination
of Jews are succinctly treated.
C
hagall
, M
arc
.
The Jerusalem windows. London, Michael Joseph, 1968.
144 p. Illus.
C
o h e n
, H
arr iet
.
A bundle of time. London, Faber, 1968. 330 p.
In her memoirs, the noted concert pianist, who died in 1967, speaks
a great deal of her Zionist activities and passionate interest in Jewish
affairs.
C
om pt o n
, J
am es
V. The Swastika and the Eagle: Hitler, the United States
and the origins of the Second World War. London, Bodley Head, 1968.
320 p.
C
onqu e st
, R
obert
.
The great terror: a history of the Moscow purge trials.
London, Macmillan, 1968. 633 p.
The Stalinist purges.