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Nazism in Syria and Lebanon

Götz Nordbruch, Nazism in Syria and Lebanon: The Ambivalence of the German Option, 1933-1945, Routledge, 2009 The increasingly vibrant political culture emerging in Lebanon and Syria in the 1930s and…

From Florence

Diogo Ramada Curto, Eric Dursteler, Julius Kirshner, Francesca Trivellato, From Florence to the Mediterranean and Beyond, Leo S. Olschki, Florence, 2009 Published by three historians who trained with Professor Anthony…

Preachers of the Italian Ghetto

David Ruderman, Preachers of the Italian Ghetto, University of California Press, 1992 By the mid-sixteenth century, Jews in the cities of Italy were being crowded into compulsory ghettos as a…

Between Worlds

Hava Tirosh-Samuelson, Between Worlds: The Life and Thought of Rabbi David Ben Judah Messer Leon, State University of New York Press, 1991 Italian rabbi, physician and writer David ben Judah…

Resisting Alterities

Marco Fazzini, Resisting Alterities: Wilson Harris and Other Avatars of Otherness, Rodopi, 2004 This volume – of essays, poetry, and prose fiction – records various attempts to read the fracture…

Jews in Italy, 1922-1945

Joshua Zimmerman, Jews in Italy under Fascist and Nazi rule, 1922-1945, Cambridge University Press, 2005 “Zimmerman’s edited collection offers a valuable overview of the new historical scholarship on the racial…