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Bibliography in English on History of Akkerman, Moldova and Romania

History of Jewish Akkerman History of Jewish Bessarabia History of Moldova History of Jewish Romania
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History of Jewish Akkerman

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History of Jewish Bessarabia

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History of Moldova

  • Moldova and the Trans-Dnestr Republic, by Nicholas Dima. Boulder, Colo. : East European Monographs ; New York : distributed by Columbia University Press, 2001. viii, 194 p. : maps ; 23 cm. ISBN: 0880334770 Library of Congress - Jefferson or Adams Bldg General or Area Studies Reading Rms DK509.54 .D56 2001
    This is a third edition updated of Bessarabia and Bukovina: The Soviet-Romanian Territorial Dispute, 1982, and of From Moldavia to Moldova, 1991 (A version of this book was translated and published in Romania and Moldova in 1998)

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History of Jewish Romania

  • Antisemitism in Romania: The Image of the Jew in the Romanian Society. Bibliography, ed. by Zvi Hartman, with an English introduction by Liviu Rotman. Tel Aviv: The Goldstein-Goren Centre for the History of the Jews in Romania, Diaspora Research Institute, Tel-Aviv University, 1993, 62 p. ; 23 cm. ISBN: 9653380168. USHMM Library - Stacks DS146.R6 A58 1993
    The book lists 624 titles, most of them in Romanian, English or French.
  • The Destruction of Romanian and Ukrainian Jews during the Antonescu Era, ed. by Randolph L. Braham. (East European monographs ; no. 483) Boulder : Social Science Monographs ; New York : Distributed by Columbia University Press, 1997, 413 p. ISBN: 0880333804. USHMM Library - Stacks DS135.R7 D47 1997
  • Documents Concerning the Fate of Romanian Jewry During the Holocaust, selected and edited by Jean Ancel. New York: Beate Klarsfeld Foundation, 1986. 12 v., in Romanian, French, German, English, and Hebrew. Summaries in English. USHMM Library - Stacks DS135.R7 D63 1986
    Contents: v. 1. A. Selected studies on the Jewish question in Romania. B. Statistical data. C. The Regat and southern Transylvania, 1940 -- v. 2. The Regat and southern Transylvania, 1940-1941 -- v. 3. The Regat and southern Transylvania, 1941-1942 -- v. 4. The Regat and southern Transylvania, 1942-1944 -- v. 5. Bessarabia, Bukovina, Transnistria -- v. 6. War crimes trials -- v. 7. The Jewish Center -- v. 8. A. The Regat and southern Transylvania, January-August 1944. B. Anti-Jewish legislation. C. Addenda -- v. 9. Romanian-German relations, 1936-1944 -- v. 10. Additional documents (from Romanian archives). Addenda -- v. 11. Introduction. Resume´ of documents (vol. I-VII) -- v. 12. Resume´ of documents. Indices (vol. VIII-X).
  • First International Conference on the History of the Jews in Romania, ed. by Liviu Rotman. (conference proceedings). (Shvut: Yahadut Berit ha-Mo`atsot u-mizrah Eropah, vol. 16 = Shvut: Jewish Problems in the USSR and Eastern Europe, vol. 16) (Tel Aviv: The Goldstein-Goren Centre for the History of the Jews in Romania, Diaspora Research Institute, Tel-Aviv University, 1993), 374 p. (ISSN: 0334-4002). USHMM Library - Stacks DS135.R92 S5
    Vol. 16 includes 25 papers presented at the "First International Conference on the History of the Jews in Romania" which took place in Israel in December 1991, English and French. Includes a paper by Lya Benjamin entitled "Social and Ethnic Interactions in the History of the Jews in Romania: Old and New Methodological "Glances" and one by Sergiu Stanciu entitled "Structure and Organisation des Communautes Juives depuis leur Premiere Former jusqu'a l'Obtention de l'Autonomie Interne" (=The structure and organization of Jewish communities from the beginning until the acquisition of internal autonomy).
  • The History of the Jews in Romania, I, From its Beginnings to the Nineteenth Century, ed. by Paul Cernovodeanu. Tel Aviv: The Goldstein-Goren Centre for the History of the Jews in Romania, Diaspora Research Institute, Tel-Aviv University, 2005, 163 p. (English), hardc.
  • The History of the Jews in Romania, II, The Nineteenth Century, ed. by Liviu Rotman and Carol Iancu. Tel Aviv: The Goldstein-Goren Centre for the History of the Jews in Romania, Diaspora Research Institute, Tel-Aviv University, 2005, 361 p. (English), hardc.
  • The History of the Jews in Romania, III, Between the Two World Wars, ed. by Liviu Rotman and Raphael Vago. Tel Aviv: The Goldstein-Goren Centre for the History of the Jews in Romania, Diaspora Research Institute, Tel-Aviv University, 2005, 352 p. (English), hardc.
  • The History of the Jews in Romania, V, The Communist Era until 1965, by Liviu Rotman. Tel Aviv: The Goldstein-Goren Centre for the History of the Jews in Romania, Diaspora Research Institute, Tel-Aviv University, 2005, 191 p. (English), hardc.
  • The Holocaust in Romania: The Destruction of Jews and Gypsies Under the Antonescu Regime, 1940-1944 (=Evreii sub regimul Antonescu), by Radu Ioanid, with a foreword by Elie Wiesel ; and a preface by Paul A. Shapiro. Chicago: Ivan R. Dee, 2000, xxiv, 352 p., [12] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 25 cm. ISBN: 1566632560. USHMM Library Stacks - DS13 5.R7 I6513 2000
    Based on documents which became available after the fall of Communism and the opening of previously sealed archives, this book details on a local level the role of the Romanian national government in the starvation, torture and killing of hundreds of thousands of Jews. YIVO/95231
  • Jews in Romania 1866-1919: From Exclusion to Emancipation, by Carol Iancu, [Translated by Carvel de Bussy]. (East European Monographs, No. 449). Boulder, Columbia University Press, New York, 1966. (reprint: Boulder : East European Monographs ; New York : Distributed by Columbia University Press, 1996, xiii, 191 p. ; 23 cm. ISBN: 0880333464. USHMM Library - Stacks DS135.R7 I2313 1996
    Based on primary source material in Romania, France, and Israel, this translation of a French doctoral thesis contains many statistics, but unfortunately no footnotes, YIVO/92175
  • Pinkas ha-kehilot. Romanyah: entsiklopedyah shel ha-yishuvim ha-Yehudiyim le-min hivasdam ve-`ad le-ahar Sho'at Milhemet ha-`olam ha-sheniyah. Editors: Dr. Jean Ancel, Dr. Theodore Lavi, Aviva Broshi, Zvi Shal. (Jerusalem: Yad Vashem). USHMM Library - Rare Memorial Books DS135.R7 P56 1969
    An historical geographical encyclopedia of Romania. Contains histories of even small towns in Romania that had Jewish populations. Includes biographies and list many personal names.
    Vol. I Moldavia (1969). contains 'History of the Jews of the Regat,' 'Regat: Historic Romania,' 'Southern Transylvania,' 'Transnistria,' 'German Camps Across the Bug River.' Vol I. Online version (incomplete)
    Vol. II (1980). Contents: 'The Jews of Northern Transylvania,' 'History of the Jews of Bessarabia,' 'History of the Jews of Bukovina.' Vol II. Online version (incomplete)
  • The Silent Holocaust: Romania and its Jews, by I. C. (Ion C.) Butnaru. New York: Greenwood, 1992, xxv, 236 p., 18 leaves of plates : ill. ; 24 cm., ISBN: 0313279853 USHM Library - Stacks DS135.R7 B78 1992
    Provides the historical background of anti-Semitism in Romania as well as an account of the Holocaust period.
  • Studia et acta historiae Iudaeorum Romaniae [1996] (=Historical Studies on the Jews of Romania) Jassy : Romanian Academy, A.D. Xenopol Institute of History ; Tel Aviv : Tel Aviv University, Diaspora Research Institute, Goldstein-Goren Center for the History of the Jews in Romania, c1996-, ISSN: 1224-8789. USHMM Library - Stacks DS135.R7 S73
  • The Tragedy of Romanian Jewry, ed. by Randolph L. Braham. (East European monographs ; no. 404) [New York] : Rosenthal Institute for Holocaust Studies, Graduate Center/The City University of New York ; Boulder : Social Science Monographs ; New York : Distributed by Columbia University Press, 1994, 388 p. USHMM Library - Stacks DS135.R7 T73 1994
    Contents: The legacy of anti-semitism / Stephen Fischer-Galati -- Romanian Jewry during the interwar period / Raphael Vago -- German-Romanian relations during the Second World War / Jean Ancel -- The Antonescu Regime: history and mystification / Radu Florian -- The Antonescu era / Radu Ioanid -- The Holocaust and Romanian historiography : communist and neo-communist revisionism / Victor Eskenasy -- Treatment of the Holocaust in Romanian textbooks / Alexandru Florian -- Romanian Jewry : the first decade after the Holocaust / Liviu Rotman -- Anti-semitism in the postcommunist era / Michael Shafir.

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Biographical Works

  • What they saved: Pieces of a Jewish Past, by Nancy K. Miller. 2011, University of Nebraska Press.
    Winner of the 2012 Jewish Journal Book Prize, this is the story of the author's decade-long quest to solve the mystery of her father’s side of the family, the Kipnises, who emigrated to the Lower East Side of New York from Russia at the turn of the twentieth century.
    Look at the book's website where you'll find a lot of information and images about the author's journey.

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Bibliographical Works

  • Bibliography of the Jews in Romania, compiled by Jean Ancel and Victor Eskenasy. Tel Aviv: The Goldstein-Goren Centre for History of the Jews in Romania, Diaspora Research Institute, Tel-Aviv University, 1991, 125, 50 p. ; 23 cm. ISBN: 9653380079. USHMM Library - Stacks Z6373.R6 A54 1991
    This book lists more than 2,000 titles, primarily in Romanian, English and French and some in Hebrew and Yiddish.
  • Jews in Romania and Moldova: a select bibliography of works in the British Library

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Maps

  • Atlas of Russian history, by Martin Gilbert. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993, 1 atlas ([9], 161, [35] p.) : 161 maps; 26 cm. ISBN: 0195210417; 0195210611 (pbk.). USHMM Library - Stacks G2111.S1 G55 1993
  • The Routledge atlas of the Holocaust, by Martin Gilbert. London and New York : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, c2002, 1 atlas (282 p.) : photographs, 317 maps ; 25 cm., ISBN: 0415281458 (hbk); 0415281466 (pbk). USHMM Library - Reference Collection G1797.21.E29 .G58 2002

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Periodicals

  • Romanian Jewish Studies. Jerusalem, 1987. 2 journal issues with English-language articles.

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