Heller, Margaret

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Genius & Anxiety: How Jews Changed the World, 1847-1947

A unique perspective on the role of Jews in European intellectual life, this will be of interest to music and art history readers, as well as those interested in Jewish history.

Battling Bella: The Protest Politics of Bella Abzug

A fascinating ride through some of the fastest-paced politics of the 1960s with a larger-than-life character and well suited for feminist history readers.

Community Technology Projects: Making Them Work

While community technology projects present multiple challenges, Heller demonstrates that they can succeed with effort and a willingness to adapt. For library technology managers, scholars, and project managers.

The Accusation: Blood Libel in an American Town

This vignette of American Jewish history will be illuminating to readers of Jewish and regional U.S. history, for the particular factors relevant to upstate New York.


A Mortuary of Books: The Rescue of Jewish Culture After the Holocaust

A serious work of Jewish studies scholarship that is nevertheless important and accessible for anyone interested in the history of the book or postwar Europe

Ten Caesars: Roman Emperors from Augustus to Constantine

Good for general readers looking for a guide to Roman emperors with some nods to pop psychology and pop culture, but not the most beneficial for specialists.

America's Jewish Women: A History from Colonial Times to Today

Covering so many swaths of American history, this should be widely acknowledged as intriguing women's history and also the history of Judaism.

The Eternal City: A History of Rome

Serious scholars may prefer a more in-depth study, but anyone interested in the history of Rome will find this volume accessible and entertaining.—Margaret Heller, Loyola Univ. Chicago Libs.

The Chosen Wars: How Judaism Became an American Religion

Appealing and instructive to anyone who has wondered about the creation of Reform or Conservative Jewish practice.

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