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  • booksreddit.com:Neighbors: The Destruction of the Jewish Community in Jedwabne

    Neighbors: The Destruction of the Jewish Community in Jedwabne, Poland

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    On a summer day in 1941 in Nazi-occupied Poland, half of the town of Jedwabne brutally murdered the other half: 1,600 men, women, and children-all but seven of the town’s Jews. In this shocking and compelling study, historian Jan Gross pieces together eyewitness accounts as well as physical evidence into a comprehensive reconstruction of the horrific July day remembered well by locals but hidden to history. Revealing wider truths about Jewish-Polish relations, the Holocaust, and human respons…


  • booksreddit.com:The Swiss

    The Swiss, The Gold And The Dead: How Swiss Bankers Helped Finance the Nazi War Machine

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    Recent startling revelations that Switzerland helped to bankroll Nazi Germany’s war effort, and Swiss intransigence in the face of redress claims by Holocaust survivors, have shaken Switerland’s international reputation. In this uncompromising account, leading Swiss sociologist Jean Ziegler closely examines the shady relationship between Swiss bankers and Nazi Germany. Based on the records of the German Armaments Ministry and other official documents, The Swiss, the Gold, and the Dead shows h…


  • booksreddit.com:Hitler and the Power of Aesthetics

    Hitler and the Power of Aesthetics

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    “A fascinating contribution to our understanding of Hitler’s complex, chaotic, and catastrophic personality, and a compelling study of Hitler’s artistic policies in the Third Reich.”-Foreign Affairs Featuring a new introduction by the author. A starling reassessment of Hitler’s aims and motivations, Frederic Spotts’ Hitler and the Power of Aesthetics is an adroitly argued and highly original work that provides a key to fuller understanding of the Third Reich. Spotts convincingly demonstrates…


  • booksreddit.com:A Heart for Europe - The Lives of Emperor Charles and Empress Zita of Austria-Hungary

    A Heart for Europe – The Lives of Emperor Charles and Empress Zita of Austria-Hungary

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    A Heart For Europe – The Lives of Emperor Charles And Empress Zita Of Austria-HungaryJames and Joana Bogle Emperor Charles was the last Hapsburg ruler of the Austrio-Hungarian Empire, now declared Blessed by Pope John Paul II in 2004. The Pope was himself formerly bishop in the once Habsburg-ruled city of Cracow and his baptismal name Karol (meaning Charles) was given in memory of the late Emperor under whom his father had served as an officer in the Imperial army. Married to Princess Zita of…


  • booksreddit.com:Behold a Pale Horse

    Behold a Pale Horse

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    I used to think it was conspiracy theory stuff, way too far out there to be real.
    Bill Cooper, former United States Naval Intelligence Briefing Team member, reveals information that remains hidden from the public eye. This information has been kept in topsecret government files since the 1940s. His audiences hear the truth unfold as he writes about the assassination of John F. Kennedy, the war on drugs, the secret government, and UFOs. Bill is a lucid, rational, and powerful speaker whose intent is to inform and to empower his audience. Standing room only is normal. His pr… more about book…


  • booksreddit.com:In Place: Spatial and Social Order in a Faeroe Islands Community

    In Place: Spatial and Social Order in a Faeroe Islands Community

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    As one of the Scandinavian nations, the Faeroe Islands can prove instructive to the study of regionalism and multi-ethnicity in European culture areas. In this first published ethnography about the people of the Faeroe Islands, Gaffin focuses on ecology and “place.” Having settled in for a year of fieldwork in 1983, he and his wife became part of the friendly and public lives of this remote setting, with its natural beauty and its honorable and egalitarian social traditions. In repeat visits …


  • booksreddit.com:Hitler (Harvest Book)

    Hitler (Harvest Book)

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    A bestseller in its original German edition and subsequently translated into more than a dozen languages, Joachim Fest’s Hitler as become a classic portrait of a man, a nation, and an era. Fest tells and interprets the extraordinary story of a man’s and a nation’s rise from impotence to absolute power, as Germany and Hitler, from shared premises, entered into their covenant. He shows Hitler exploiting the resentments of the shaken, post-World War I social order and seeing through all that w…


  • booksreddit.com:House of Bush

    House of Bush, House of Saud: The Secret Relationship Between the World’s Two Most Powerful Dynas…

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    Video proof the system is rigged: Donna Brazile emailed at least one debate question to Hillary's staff before her debate with Bernie Sanders. The question was asked almost verbatim by CNN the next night. They screwed Bernie and helped Crooked Hillary cheat in a debate! SHARE THIS EVERYWHERE!
    Newsbreaking and controversial – an award-winning investigative journalist uncovers the thirty-year relationship between the Bush family and the House of Saud and explains its impact on American foreign policy, business, and national security. House of Bush, House of Saud begins with a politically explosive question: How is it that two days after 9/11, when U.S. air traffic was tightly restricted, 140 Saudis, many immediate kin to Osama Bin Laden, were permitted to leave the country without b… more about book…


  • booksreddit.com:Agent Zigzag: A True Story of Nazi Espionage

    Agent Zigzag: A True Story of Nazi Espionage, Love, and Betrayal

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    Eddie Chapman was a charming criminal, a con man, and a philanderer. He was also one of the most remarkable double agents Britain has ever produced. Inside the traitor was a man of loyalty; inside the villain was a hero. The problem for Chapman, his spymasters, and his lovers was to know where one persona ended and the other began.In 1941, after training as a German spy in occupied France, Chapman was parachuted into Britain with a revolver, a wireless, and a cyanide pill, with orders from th…