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The Public Diplomacy Reader

The first in the IWP course reader series, The Public Diplomacy Reader provides a look at slices of public diplomacy: the art of communicating with foreign publics to influence international perceptions, attitudes and policies. Like any art form, the real definition of public diplomacy is subjective, and can be the source of lively and often bitter debates. Rather […]

A Crack in the Earth

The Jordan Rift Valley, stretching from the Red Sea to Lebanon, was ripped open millions of years ago by vast forces within the earth. This geological object has also been a part of human history ever since early humans used it as a path in their journey out of Africa. And for a quarter of […]

The Holocaust

This volume in the Problems in European Civilization Series offers students both the history and differing interpretations of the Holocaust. Combining primary sources, essays, and personal narratives, the text’s approach promotes critical thinking and reading on this infamous era.   Author: Donald L. Niewyk Published: 1997  Boston, Ma., Houghton Mifflin 291 Pages Subjects:  Holocaust, Jewish […]

The Nazi Legacy: Klaus Barbie and the International Fascist Connection

This investigation reveals, neo-Fascist terrorists from Germany and Italy clustered round Barbie – young men inspired by the ideology of the Third Reich, ready to torture and kill to achieve their aims. Amongst their ranks: suspects of the 1980 bombing of the Bologna train station. The Authors of this gripping, previously untold story are all […]

Hitler and the Holocaust

Hitler and the Holocaust is the product of a lifetime’s work by one of the world’s foremost authorities on the history of anti-Semitism and modern Jewry. Robert S. Wistrich examines Europe’s long history of violence against its Jewish populations, looks at the forces that shaped Hitler’s belief in a “satanic Jewish power” that must be […]

Icon of Evil: Hitler’s Mufti and the Rise of Radical Islam

The definitive account of the little-known 1920s Palestinian leader who allied himself with Hitler and forms the hidden link between the fascism of the twentieth century and the new fascism of the twenty-first. Author: David G. Dalin and John F. Rothmann Published: 2008  Random House Publishing Group 227  Pages Subjects: Ḥusaynī, Amīn, 1893-1974.Mandates –Palestine.World War, […]