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- Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 23.99
On 8 March 1941, a 27-year-old Jewish Dutch student living in Nazi-occupied Amsterdam made the first entry in a diary that was to become one of the most remarkable documents to emerge from the Nazi Holocaust. Over the course of the next two and a half years, an insecure, chaotic and troubled young woman was transformed into someone who inspired those... more...
- WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 13.04
Hauptbeschreibung In dem Zeitraum von der Spätaufklärung im ausgehenden 18. Jahrhundert bis zum ersten Drittel des 20. Jahrhunderts entwickelte sich, geprägt von den Bemühungen und Auseinandersetzungen um Emanzipation und Akkulturation, das moderne deutsche Judentum. Religiöse und weltanschauliche Vielfalt kennzeichneten diese neu entstandene deutsch-jüdische... more...
- Bnei Baruch, Laitman Kabbalah 2014; US$ 4.99
Like a Bundle of Reeds explains why unity and mutual responsibility can heal our society and mitigate anti-Semitism. Using numerous quotes and references from Jewish sages and historians, the author sheds light on some of the Jews? most daunting and mystifying questions: What is our role on this planet? Are we truly ?the chosen people?? If we are,... more...
- Destiny Image, Inc. 2012; US$ 16.99
Linking Pentecostals and Jews. An intellectual discussion about the fraternal twin movements: Zionism and American Pentecostalism. Everyone interested in Israel and its relationships with religious groups in the United States will be enthralled with this thoroughly researched and thoughtfully presented examination of two world-changing... more...
- Indiana University Press 2002; US$ 27.95
Female, Jewish, and Educated presents a collective biography of Jewish women who attended universities in Germany or Austria before the Nazi era. To what extent could middle-class Jewish women in the early decades of the 20th century combine family and careers? What impact did anti-Semitism and gender... more...
- University of California Press 2002; US$ 32.95
A surprising number of Jews lived, literally and figuratively, "beyond the Pale" of Jewish Settlement in tsarist Russia during the half-century before the Revolution of 1917. Thanks to the availability of long-closed Russian archives, along with a wide range of other sources, Benjamin Nathans reinterprets the history of the Russian-Jewish encounter. In... more...
- Springer 2004; US$ 89.95
Zutot: Perspectives on Jewish Culture aims to fill a gap that has become more and more conspicuous among the wealth of scholarly periodicals in the field of Jewish Studies. Whereas existing journals provide space to medium - and large sized articles, they neglect the small but poignant contributions, which may be as important as the extended, detailed... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.95
Interwar Poland was home to more Jews than any other country in Europe. Its commonplace but simplistic identification with antisemitism was due largely to nationalist efforts to boycott Jewish business. That they failed was not for want of support by the Catholic clergy, for whom the ''Jewish question'' was more than economic. The myth of a Masonic-Jewish... more...
- Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 49.99
The Battle of Antietam, fought on September 17, 1862, was the bloodiest single day in American history, with more than 6,000 soldiers killed--four times the number lost on D-Day, and twice the number killed in the September 11th terrorist attacks. In Crossroads of Freedom, America's most eminent Civil War historian, James M. McPherson, paints a masterful... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2004; US$ 109.95
National festivals. Military parades. Patriotic memorials. Such public events and tributes naturally bring to mind the idea of nationalism. But what is the cultural logic behind them? How does a country such as Israel facilitate state-related public events as enactments of nationalism? To answer these questions, renowned anthropologist Don Handelman... more...