Neal Ascherson: Cultural Pillaging, 2 July 2020
Show More Information Hunters: When Librarians, Soldiers and Spies Banded Together in World War Two Europe by Kathy Peiss.
Oxford, 296 pp., £22.99, March, 978 0 19 094461 2Show More
“... synagogues, soon built up in a warehouse at the Offenbach Archival Depot. In 1947, Joseph Horne, its director, took in twenty freight-cars of books and archives from Bavaria. Hannah Arendt and the Jewish historian Lucy Dawidowicz were among those who worked on the often agonising question of restitution. Where should the books go – to American ...”