The Leading eBooks Store Online
for Kindle Fire, Apple, Android, Nook, Kobo, PC, Mac, Sony Reader...
New to eBooks.com?Learn more
- Bestsellers - This Week
- Foreign Language Study
- Bestsellers - Last 6 months
- Graphic Books
- Health & Fitness
- Political Science
- Biography & Autobiography
- Psychology & Psychiatry
- Body Mind & Spirit
- House & Home
- Business & Economics
- Children's & Young Adult Fiction
- Juvenile Nonfiction
- Language Arts & Disciplines
- Crafts & Hobbies
- Science Fiction
- Current Events
- Literary Collections
- Literary Criticism
- Literary Fiction
- Social Science
- The Environment
- Sports & Recreation
- Family & Relationships
- Study Aids
- Folklore & Mythology
- Food and Wine
- Performing Arts
- True Crime
- Foreign Language Books
Most popular at the top
- Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 62.80
Hauptbeschreibung Non-governmental organisations (NGOs) have become important actors in the globalised world. They run aid and relief programmes in the poorest countries, support international institutions (like the United Nations), or are watchdogs of them (for example watchdogs of the Bretton Woods institutions). In doing so, NGOs naturally work... more...
- Primus Verlag 2013; US$ 16.12
Hauptbeschreibung Was haben die Römer sich dabei gedacht, als sie zu Beginn des 2. Jahrhunderts n. Chr. ihre Welt buchstäblich mit Brettern vernagelten und ihr Weltreich, mit Türmen, Palisaden, Gräben und Mauern umfriedeten? War es die Angst vor den wilden Barbarenhorden, eine Beschäftigungstherapie für gelangweilte Soldaten in Friedenszeiten oder... more...
- WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2013; US$ 18.42
Hauptbeschreibung Von Kleopatra beeinflusst, griff Caesar 48/47 v.Chr. in den Erb- und Thronstreit der ägyptischen Königin mit ihrem Bruder Ptolemaios XIII. ein. Die daraus folgenden kriegerischen Auseinandersetzungen in Alexandria sind im "Bellum Alexandrinum" beschrieben und stehen im Zusammenhang mit Caesars "Commentarii". Der Verfasser des "Bellum... more...
- Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 124.99
This volume of the annual 'Studies in Contemporary Jewry' series presents essays on the origins of the Holocaust. 'The Fate of the European Jews', 1933-1945 provides multiple perspectives on the question of whether the Holocaust can best be explained as an inevitable result of Europe's anti-Semitic history, or as a tragic historical mutation. more...
- Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 109.99
Volume XVIII of 'Studies in Contemporary Jewry' offers a view of Jews and violence. It construes violence broadly, including deviance and crime, verbal threat and incitement, coercion, force and the resort to arms in individual, collective and communal, and state contexts. The essays span events in Israel, Russia, Germany, and the United States. more...
- Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 97.99
Like others in the series, this book presents current scholarship in the form of a symposium, essays, and book reviews by distinguished experts in Jewish studies from around the world. It is published annually by the Avraham Harman Institute of Contemporary Jewry at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. more...
- Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 109.99
Bringing together contributions from scholars as well as younger academics, Volume XVII of 'Studies in Contemporary Jewry' considers the ways in which theological writings, sweeping social changes, individual or small-group needs, and intra-communal diversity have re-energised Judaism even amidst secular trends in America and Israel. more...
- University of California Press 2003; US$ 24.50
''Now that I am seventy years of age, it is my prerogative to offer a summing up,'' says Meron Benvenisti, internationally known author and columnist, Jerusalem native, and scion of Israel's founders. Born in Palestine in 1934 to a Sephardic father and an Ashkenazi mother, Benvenisti has enjoyed an unusual vantage point from which to consider his homeland's... more...
- The Floating Press 1900; US$ 3.95
The autobiographical text The Life of Josephus is a text written by Flavius Josephus around 94 to 99 BC. The commander of a Jewish insurgency who was captured by the Roman in 67 BC he won his liberty by ingratiating himself with the Roman victors. The Life of Josephus is both a retelling of the events of this War and a justification by Josephus of... more...
- Chicago Review Press 2003; US$ 13.99
Children can try their hand at re-creating ancient Israelite culture—along with the cultures of their neighbors, the Philistines and Phoenicians—in a way that will provide perspective on current events. The book covers a key period from the Israelites? settlement in Canaan in 1200 B.C.E. to their return from exile in Babylonia in 538 B.C.E. This part... more...