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No free man : Canada, the Great War, and the enemy alien experience
Kordan, Bohdan S., author
Montreal ; McGill-Queen's University Press, [2016]
Baker Berry D627.C2 K665 2016

Pishu tolʹko pravdu--- : Vospominanii︠a︡
Kovalenko, N. A. 1920-2004, author
Moskva : Novoe literaturnoe obozrenie, 2016
Baker Berry D764 .K638 2016

Remembering the Crusades and crusading
edited by Megan Cassidy-Welch
Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon ; Routledge, 2016
Introduction: Remembering in the time of the Crusades / Megan Cassidy-Welch -- I. Sources of memory -- Preaching and Crusade memory / Jessalynn Bird -- The liturgical memory of 15 July 1099 : between history, memory and eschatology / M. Cecilia Gaposchkin -- Crusades, memory and visual culture : representations of the miracle of intervention of saints in battle / Elizabeth Lapina -- Material memories : crusaders' things, there and back again / Anne E. Lester -- Historical writing / Darius von Güttner-Sporzynski -- "Perpetuel memorye" : remembering history in the crusading romance / Lee Manion -- II. Communities of memory -- Monastic memories of the early crusading movement / Katherine Allen Smith -- Royal memory / James Naus and Vincent Ryan -- Jewish memory and the Crusades : the Hebrew Crusade chronicles and protection from Christian violence / Rebecca Rist -- Family memory and the Crusades / Nicholas Paul and Jochen Schenk -- III. Cultural memory -- "A blow sent by God" : changing Byzantine memories of the Crusades / Jonathan Harris -- Living and remembering the Crusades and the Reconquista : Iberia, 11th-13th centuries / Ana Rodriguez -- The Muslim memory of the Crusades / Alex Mallett -- Appropriating history : remembering the Crusades in Latvia and Estonia / Carsten Selch Jensen.

"Remembering the Crusades and Crusading examines the diverse contexts in which crusading was memorialised and commemorated in the medieval world and beyond. The collection not only shows how the crusades were commemorated in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries, but also considers the longer-term remembrance of the crusades into the modern era. This collection is divided into three sections, the first of which deals with the textual, material and visual sources used to remember. Each contributor introduces a particular body of source material and presents first-hand experience of using those sources in their own research. The second section contains four chapters examining four specific communities active in commemorating the Crusades, including religious communities, family groups and royal courts. Finally, the third section examines the cultural memory of crusading in the Byzantine, Iberian and Baltic regions beyond the early years, as well as the trajectory of crusading memory in the Muslim Middle East"--Provided by publisher.
Baker Berry D160 .R46 2016

Kasztner's crime
Bogdanor, Paul, author
New Brunswick ; Transaction Publishers, [2016]
1. The underground -- 2. Negotiating with Nazis -- 3. Salvation or extermination? -- 4. Two days in May -- 5. Co-opting the rescuers -- 6. The brand mission -- 7. The Kenyermezo deception -- 8. Sabotaging rescue in the ghettos -- 9. The Strasshof deal -- 10. Deceiving the outside world -- 11. The Strasshof operation -- 12. Gestapo informer -- 13. Sabotaging rescue in Budapest -- 14. Pseudo-rescuer -- 15. A guest of the SS -- 16. Nuremberg -- 16. Kasztner in court -- 17. The verdicts.

"This book reexamines one of the most intense controversies of the Holocaust: the role of Rezső Kasztner in facilitating the murder of most of Nazi-occupied Hungary's Jews in 1944. Because he was acting head of the Jewish rescue operation in Hungary, some have hailed him as a savior. Others have charged that he collaborated with the Nazis in the deportations to Auschwitz. What is indisputable is that Adolf Eichmann agreed to spare a special group of 1,684 Jews, who included some of Kasztner's relatives and friends, while nearly 500,000 Hungarian Jews were sent to their deaths. Why were so many lives lost? After World War II, many Holocaust survivors condemned Kasztner for complicity in the deportation of Hungarian Jews. It was alleged that, as a condition of saving a small number of Jewish leaders and select others, he deceived ordinary Jews into boarding the trains to Auschwitz. The ultimate question is whether Kastztner was a Nazi collaborator, as branded by Ben Hecht in his 1961 book Perfidy, or a hero, as Anna Porter argued in her 2009 book Kasztner's Train. Opinion remains divided. Paul Bogdanor makes an original, compelling case that Kasztner helped the Nazis keep order in Hungary's ghettos before the Jews were sent to Auschwitz, and sent Nazi disinformation to his Jewish contacts in the free world. Drawing on unpublished documents, and making extensive use of the transcripts of the Kasztner and Eichmann trials in Israel, Kasztner's Crime is a chilling account of one man's descent into evil during the genocide of his own people"--
Baker Berry D804.6 .B64 2016

Penser l'Europe
Morin, Edgar
[Paris] : Gallimard, ©1990, 2002
Baker Berry D104 .M67 2002

Una vuelta al tercer mundo : la ruta salvaje de la globalización
Meneses, Juan Pablo., author
Barcelona : Debate, 2015
"En un apasionante viaje por esa grieta que divide al planeta, recorre la ciudad de Dakar después de que le quitaron el rally; consume chatarra cibernética en Kuala Lumpur; sigue el rastro de un jerarca nazi prófugo en una zona perdida de Brasil; cuenta muertos en la frontera entre Pakistán y la India; acompaña en su lucha a las cholitas voladoras de Bolivia; come en los restaurantes más caros de Etiopía, y se embarca en un buque-escuela de la armada de Ucrania que no tiene presupuesto para cruzar el temido cabo de Hornos. En Ho Chi Minh City dispara un fusil AK-47 en el campo de batalla de la guerra de Vietnam; compra souvenirs del subcomandante Marcos en Chiapas; visita la mina San José, en el desierto de Atacama, con uno de los treinta y tres mineros chilenos que quedaron atrapados bajo tierra, y está en el Vaticano cuando por primera vez un hombre del tercer mundo, el argentino Jorge Mario Bergoglio, se transforma en Papa."--
Baker Berry D883 .M46 2015

Salvaged pages : young writers' diaries of the Holocaust
collected and edited by Alexandra Zapruder
New Haven ; Yale University Press, 2015
Klaus Langer (Essen, Germany) -- Elisabeth Kaufmann (Paris, France) -- Peter Feigl (France) -- Moshe Flinker (Brussels, Belgium) -- Otto Wolf (Olomouc, Czechoslovakia) -- Petr Ginz and Eva Ginzová (Terezín Ghetto) -- Yitskhok Rudashevski (Vilna Ghetto) -- Anonymous girl (Łodź Ghetto) -- Miriam Korber (Transnistria) -- Dawid Rubinowicz (Krajno, Poland) -- Elsa Binder (Stanislawow, Poland) -- Ilya Gerber (Kovno Ghetto) -- Anonymous boy (Łodź Ghetto) -- Alice Ehrmann (Terezin Ghetto) -- Appendix I: Young diarists of the Holocaust. -- Appendix II: At the margins.

Presents excerpts from the Holocaust diaries of fifteen young people, ranging in age from twelve to twenty-two, each with an introductory essay that looks at the writer, and the historical context of the diary, with a study of the text and its relevance in the context of Holocaust history or literature. Includes a list of over fifty additional known diaries written by young people during the period.
Baker Berry D804.48 .R85 2015

El pasado en construcción : revisionismos históricos en la historiografía contemporánea
eds., Carlos Forcadell, Ignacio Peiró, Mercedes Yusta
Zaragoza : Institución Fernando el Católico, 2015
Baker Berry D413.5 .P37 2015

Nazi intelligence operations in non-occupied territories : espionage efforts in the United States, Britain, South America and Southern Africa
Vasey, Christopher, 1980- author
Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2016]
United States: Fascist subversion and sabotage operations -- United States: The second espionage network and Operation Elster -- British theater -- South American theater -- Southern African theater.

"Drawing on recently declassified sources, this examination of German wartime intelligence services traces the logistical and strategic expansion of the Third Reich's foreign covert operations in World War II. American fascist movements of the 1930s are discussed, along with Nazi sabotage missions in the U.S. and intelligence penetrations and domestic collusion in Latin America"--
Baker Berry D810.S7 V27 2016

Making jet engines in World War II : Britain, Germany, and the United States
Giffard, Hermione, author
Chicago ; The University of Chicago Press, [2016]
Baker Berry D810.S2 G54 2016

Homecomings : the belated return of Japan's lost soldiers
Igarashi, Yoshikuni, 1960- author
New York : Columbia University Press, [2016]
Life after the war: former servicemen in postwar Japanese film -- The story of a man who was not allowed to come home: Gomikawa Junpei and the human condition (ningen no joken) -- Longing for home: Japanese POWs in Soviet captivity and their repatriation -- "No denunciation": Ishihara Yoshiro's Soviet internment experiences -- Lost and found in the South Pacific: postwar Japan's mania over Yokoi Shoichi's return -- Rescued from the past: Onoda Hiro'o's endless war -- The homecoming of the "last Japanese soldier".
Baker Berry D809.J3 I35 2016

1916 : a global history
Jeffery, Keith
New York, NY : Bloomsbury, 2016
Introduction -- Gallipoli -- Verdun -- On the Isonzo -- 'Ypres on the Liffey' -- Jutland and the war at sea -- The Eastern Front -- Asia -- The war in Africa -- The Somme -- The Eastern Mediterranean and the Balkans -- The USA -- Russia -- Conclusion : The potential for peace in 1916.

"So much of the literature on the First World War centers on the trench warfare of the Western Front, and these were essential battlegrounds. But the war was in fact truly a global conflict, and by focusing on a sequence of events in 1916 across many continents, historian Keith Jeffery's magisterial work casts new light on the Great War. Starting in January with the end of the catastrophic Gallipoli campaign, Jeffery recounts the massive struggle for Verdun over February and March; the Easter Rising in Ireland in April; dramatic events in Russia in June on the eastern front; the familiar story of the war in East Africa, where some 200,000 Africans may have died; and the November U.S. presidential race in which Woodrow Wilson was re-elected on a platform of keeping the United States out of the war--a position he reversed within five months. Incorporating the stories of civilians in all countries, both participants in and victims of the war, 1916: A Global History is a major addition to the literature and the Great War by a historian at the height of his powers."
Baker Berry D523 .J44 2016

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