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The Emil J. Gumbel Collection preserves all of the Heidelberg professor's scrapbooks, manuscripts, research reports, articles, and pamphlets from 1916 to 1952. The collection documents the right-wing persecution of Gumbel and other critics of German militarism in the 1920s and chronicles the social and political conditions that fostered nationalism and spawned Nazism. The collection also includes research reports prepared by Gumbel on the Nazis for the Office of Strategic Services after fleeing to the U.S. Here is a fresh source for students of modern German history, including the history of the Weimar Republic, right-wing movements, and early Nazism. The collection will also interest researchers studying anti-Semitism, 20th-century left-wing intellectual history, and the pacifist movement during the First World War.

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A Catalogue Raisonné of the Works of the Most Eminent Dutch Painters of the Seventeenth Century

Eight-volume English edition reprinted in two volumes; two very scarce volumes of the German edition, which were not translated into English, reprinted in a separately available third volume.

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A Concordance to the Poems of Dylan Thomas

Romantic. Affirmative. Rhetorical. The poetry of Dylan Thomas urged readers to ponder life as they never had before. Researchers now have access to a concordance and word list keyed to the 1978 printing of Dylan Thomas: The Poems, edited by Daniel Jones.

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A People at War

Letters, diaries, memoirs, and other personal papers from the Civil War holdings of the Library of Congress. Edited by John R. Sellers.

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He warned the world about genocide. The world ignored him.

General Roméo Dallaire continues to be haunted by the brutal ethnic extremism he witnessed 20+ years ago in Rwanda.

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Beyond 1984: The Socialist Politics of George Orwell

Resources to explore the political beliefs, activism and non-fiction writing of the perpetually popular dystopian novelist.

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