Book Launch: Governments in Exile and the Jews during the Second World War

Wednesday 15th May 2013, Room 1097 (Avenue Campus) 5 – 6.00pm

‘Governments-in-Exile and the Jews during the Second World War’

Co-editors: Dr James Jordan and Dr Jan Láníček

 Governments in Exile

While the examination of bystanders to the Holocaust has constituted an important part of Holocaust research in the last decades, historians have focused mainly on the two major Western Allied powers, the United States and the United Kingdom. This book broadens this important research area to include the other members of the anti-Hitler alliance and how they helped to shape the attitudes and responses to the Nazi persecution and extermination of European Jewry. Specifically, it looks at the ‘Jewish policy’ of the various governments-in-exile that were established during the war in London and elsewhere, offering for the first time a comparative perspective on an important topic. The book contains an extensive introductory essay by Antony Polonsky, along with contributions by leading academics, including Tony Kushner, Renee Poznanski, Rainer Schulze, and Dariusz Stola.

Everybody welcome – Books will be on sale – cash payments only please

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