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Tara Zahra

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Tara Zahra

Tara Zahra is professor of history at the University of Chicago and Berthold Leibinger Fellow at the American Academy in Berlin. Her most recent book is The Lost Children: Reconstructing Europe’s Families After World War II.


News and Features

Was World War I the outcome of elite machinations?

Did postwar population transfers complete a project of ethnic cleansing started by Hitler?

A new bride returns from a romantic honeymoon and opens a locked door in the family home, only to discover the mutilated corpses of her husband's six ex-wives.