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Odessa Genius And Death In A City Of Dreams

Pub Date : 2011-02-28 | Author : Charles King | Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN 10 : 9780393080520
ISBN 13 : 0393080528

"Rich and riveting, complex and compelling, powerful and poetic."—Peter M. Gianotti, Newsday In Odessa, the greatest port on the Black Sea, a dream of cosmopolitan freedom inspir..


Odessa

Pub Date : 2011-02-28 | Author : Charles King | Publisher : W. W. Norton

ISBN 10 : 0393070840
ISBN 13 : 9780393070842

A colorful account of the transformation of one of Europe's foremost Jewish cities, told through the stories of its geniuses and villains. Italian merchants, Greek freedom fighters..


Odessa

Pub Date : 2012-08-13 | Author : Charles King | Publisher : W. W. Norton

ISBN 10 : 0393342360
ISBN 13 : 9780393342369

Describes the vibrant Black Sea port city of Odessa and the thriving Jewish population that included Alexander Pushkin, Isaac Babel, Zionist activist Vladimir Jabotinsky and immuno..



The Five

Pub Date : 2005-04-14 | Author : Vladimir Jabotinsky | Publisher : Cornell University Press

ISBN 10 : 0801489032
ISBN 13 : 9780801489037

The Five is an captivating novel of the decadent fin-de-siècle written by Vladimir Jabotinsky (1880–1940), a controversial leader in the Zionist movement whose literary talents,..


Ordinary Jews

Pub Date : 2017-02-21 | Author : Evgeny Finkel | Publisher : Princeton University Press

ISBN 10 : 9781400884926
ISBN 13 : 1400884926

How Jewish responses during the Holocaust shed new light on the dynamics of genocide and political violence Focusing on the choices and actions of Jews during the Holocaust, Ordina..


The Moldovans

Pub Date : 2013-09-01 | Author : Charles King | Publisher : Hoover Press

ISBN 10 : 9780817997939
ISBN 13 : 0817997938

The first English-language book to present a complete picture of this intriguing East European borderland, The Moldovans: Romania, Russia, and the Politics of Culture, illuminates ..