JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Jewish Memorial ( Yizkor) Books -UK #general
Saul Issroff <saul@...>
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We wish to inform you of a recently published book:
Jewish memorial (Yizkor) books in UK - Destroyed European Communities
Cyril Fox & Saul Issroff. ISBN 0-9537669-5-0
Jewish Genealogical Society of Great Britain. London, 2006. 188 pages
This book is a unique listing of approximately 1,000 yizkor books and
memorbücher in 32 academic libraries in the United Kingdom.
Localities such as country or place names are listed alphabetically. The
original language(s) of each book are noted.
Bibliographic details about each entry, including the geographical
co-ordinates of specific towns or villages are given (because many places
have similar or even identical names).
A list of books translated or partly translated into English is given.
Smaller places, mentioned in yizkor books but not in the title of the book
A detailed introduction explains the historical origins, the significance
and structure of yizkor books, the methods of compilation and the value to
historians and genealogists.
UK: GBP19-50 (+p & p GBP2)
USA: $35 (+ p & p $10 airmail)
Canada: $40 (+p& p $12 airmail)
Euros: E28 (+p & p E5)
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