* Lew’s reviews … research reading for my new novel CHOOSING HITLER

Posted by Lew Weinstein on February 17, 2013

Reviews on this site

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Weimar Germany by Eric D. Weitz

Good Germans by Hal Marienthal

A History of the German National Railway Volume 2, 1933-1945

Justice Imperiled: The Anti-Nazi Lawyer Max Hirschberg in Weimar Germany

Backing Hitler by Robert Gellately


reviews on Goodreads

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The Jews and Their Lies    by Martin Luther

The Catholic Church And Nazi Germany

A Thread of Grace 

Rabbis and Wives

Rome’s Most Faithful Daughter: The Catholic Church and Independent Poland, 1914-1939

The Family Moskat: A Novel

In the Garden of Beasts

The Good German

The Fox in the Attic

Jean-Christophe: Dawn, Morning, Youth, Revolt  by Romain Rolland

Shadow and Light (Berlin Trilogy, #2)

The Sorrows of Young Werther

Love and War in the Pyrenees: A Story of Courage, Fear and Hope, 1939 – 1944

Shtetl: The Life and Death of a Small Town and the World of Polish Jews

Everyday Jews: Scenes from a Vanished Life

When Nationalism Began to Hate: Imagining Modern Politics in Nineteenth-Century Poland

State of Deception: The Power of Nazi Propaganda

Night  by Elie Wiesel

The Persecution of the Catholic Church in the Third Reich

Difficult Heritage: Negotiating the Nazi Past in Nuremberg and Beyond

The Jews of East Central Europe Between the World Wars

Poland’s Threatening Other

 Jodendom, Christendom, Germanendom    sermons by Cardinal Faulhaber

 Jews in Independent Poland 1918-1939

The Papacy, the Jews, and the Holocaust

The Catholic Church and Antisemitism … Poland 1933-39

Bitter Glory: Poland and Its Fate, 1918-1939

Mila 18  by Leon Uris

Awakening Lives: Autobiographies of Jewish Youth in Poland before the Holocaust

Hitlerland: American Eyewitnesses to the Nazi Rise to Power

The Lost Wife

The Earth Is the Lord’s: The Inner World of the Jew in Eastern Europe

Poland, 1918-1945: An Interpretive and Documentary History of the Second Republic

The Third Reich: A New History

The Kings Depart: The Tragedy of Germany: Versailles and the German Revolution

Pilsudski: A Life for Poland


A Suitable Husband

Wallenberg: Missing Hero

Eye of the Needle

Pilsudski’s Coup d’Etat

The Brothers Ashkenazi

The Jews Of Poland Between Two World Wars

Rosa Luxemburg: A Revolutionary for Our Times

Wolf Among Wolves  by Hans Fallada

Munich 1923: The Story of Hitler’s First Grab for Power

All Quiet on the Western Front

Storm of Steel

When Money Dies: The Nightmare Of The Weimar Hyper Inflation

The Statement  by Brian Moore 

The History Of An Obsession: German Judeophobia And The Holocaust

There Once Was a World: A 900-Year Chronicle of the Shtetl of Eishyshok 

From Shtetl To Socialism: Studies From Polin

The Clash of Moral Nations: Cultural Politics in Pilsudski’s Poland, 1926-1935 

Rosa (Berlin Trilogy, #1)

Address Unknown

Germans and Jews

The Manor

Life is With People: The Culture of the Shtetl 

Children of a Vanished World

Straight into Darkness




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