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West German reparations to Israel

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West German reparations to Israel
Call No: 940.5314 B17w

Call Number940.5314 B17w
Dates[1971]; ©1971
Statement of Responsibilityby Nicholas Balabkins.
Creators & ContributorsBalabkins, Nicholas (author)
Summary"The subject of this book is an unprecedented economic and moral experiment between two countries—the Federal Republic of Germany and the new state of Israel… The Luxemburg Treaty, signed between Bonn and Israel in 1952, provided first—and in many respects foremost—for a Reparations, or Shilumim, Agreement, and it is the unprecedented story of that Agreement in action which Dr. Balabkins has explored and describes. Nearly three and a half billion Deutschemarks were to be paid to the state of Israel—two-thirds in German-made goods and one-third in foreign exchange—as collective reparation to the Jewish people for the wrongs inflicted upon them, as a people, under the Third Reich." —Book jacket
Contents
  1. Germany's Road into Industrial Genocide
  2. Reparations in Perspective: The Victor-Vanquished Relationship in Interstate Wars
  3. From Ruin to Reconstruction: 1945–1952
  4. The Moral Question: To Claim or Not to Claim?
  5. Repressed Inflation in Israel: 1949–1951
  6. The Wassenaar Conference: Negotiating a Debt of Honor
  7. Ratification of the Luxemburg Treaty: A Stormy Maneuver
  8. Implementing the Agreements: How and What
  9. The Impact on West Germany
  10. Shilumim Funds: Monument or Current Expense?
  11. Shilumim Deliveries: Breaking the Bottlenecks
  12. Economic Challenge for a Small Nation
Physical Description 384 pages ; 25 cm
Carrier Typevolume
LanguageEnglish
PublisherNew Brunswick, NJ : Rutgers University Press
NotesIncludes bibliographical references
RecognitionGifted in 2016 by David Albaum