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Lynn H. Nicholas

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Lynn H. Nicholas was born in New London, CT, and educated in the U.S., England, and Spain. The Rape of Europa, winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award, has been translated into eight languages. It inspired an international movement to locate and repatriate works of art and other property confiscated and stolen by individuals and governments before and during World War II. Ms. Nicholas was elected to the Légion d'Honneur by the government of France and was named an Amicus Poloniae by Poland. She has become widely known as a lecturer on the issues addressed in The Rape of Europa... Read More

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Cruel World
The Children of Europe in the Nazi Web
Written by Lynn H. Nicholas


Format: Trade Paperback, 656 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: May 9, 2006
Price: $17.95

To be a child in mid-twentieth-century Europe was to be not a person but an object, available for use in the service of the totalitarian state. Very soon after Adolf Hitler came to power, policies of eugenic selection and euthanasia began to weed ill or disabled children out of the New... Read more >
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Cruel World
The Children of Europe in the Nazi Web
Written by Lynn H. Nicholas


Format: eBook, 656 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: May 25, 2011
Price: $13.99

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The Rape of Europa
The Fate of Europe's Treasures in the Third Reich and the Second World War
Written by Lynn H. Nicholas


Format: Trade Paperback, 512 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: April 25, 1995
Price: $18.00

Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award

The cast of characters includes Hitler and Goering, Gertrude Stein and Marc Chagall--not to mention works by artists from Leonardo da Vinci to Pablo Picasso. The story told in this superbly researched and suspenseful book is that of the Third Reich's war on European... Read more >
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The Rape of Europa
The Fate of Europe's Treasures in the Third Reich and the Second World War
Written by Lynn H. Nicholas


Format: eBook
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: December 22, 2009
Price: $13.99

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