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  • Jahrbuch des Simon-Dubnow-Instituts / Simon Dubnow Institute Yearbook XI (2012)by Dan Diner

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2012; US$ 56.77

    To mark the centenary of Gustav Mahler?s death, one thematic focus of the Yearbook deals with the life, work and legacy of this musician of Jewish extraction in the context of culture and social politics. Another thematic focus here is early research on the Holocaust, an area of inquiry whose image in recent years has fundamentally changed. These focal... more...

  • The Japanese Spiritby Yoshisaburo Okakura

    The Floating Press 2013; US$ 3.99

    For centuries, the unique culture of Japan has enchanted Westerners and other foreign observers. Although there was a strong and growing interest in scholarly studies of Japan throughout the nineteenth century, most of these investigations were conducted by outsiders with scant knowledge of Japanese culture. The Japanese Spirit collects a series of... more...

  • Jerusalem Sightsby MobileReference 2011; US$ 3.99

    This illustrated Travel Guide is a part of the Mobi Sights series, our concise guides that only feature the most essential information on city attractions. This guide is designed for optimal navigation on eReaders, smartphones, and other mobile electronic devices. Inside you will find a locator map and a list of top attractions linked to individual... more...

  • Juden im Getto Litzmannstadtby Andrea Löw

    Wallstein Verlag 2013; US$ 35.29

    Hauptbeschreibung "Viele Schrecknisse gerieten in Vergessenheit. Viele Schrecknisse (Schandtaten) hatten keine Zeugen. Viele Schrecknisse waren derart, daß ihre Darstellung keinen Glauben fand. Aber sie sollen in der Erinnerung leben bleiben." Oskar Rosenfeld schrieb diese Zeilen im Mai 1942 angesichts der Deportation von Juden aus dem Getto Litzmannstadt... more...

  • Just Past?by Raz Kletter

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    The land of Israel is rich in history and material culture and has long been the location of extensive archaeological excavation. 'Just Past?' examines the origins of Israeli archaeology in the 1950s and 1960s. Drawing on previously unpublished documentary material, the study offers a history of intriguing finds, failures and dreams. 'Just Past?' covers... more...

  • Jüdische Gemeindestatuten aus dem aschkenasischen Kulturraum 1650?1850by Stefan Litt; Stefan Litt

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 104.10

    Jüdische Gemeinden in Europa pflegten bereits seit dem Mittelalter den Brauch, Regelwerke zu schaffen, die die Grundrichtlinien für das gewollte Verhalten innerhalb der meist autonomen Gemeinschaften zusammenfassten, aber auch nicht selten Bezug auf die Kontakte zur nichtjüdischen Umwelt schafften. Diese Statuten wurden in Hebräisch mit dem Begriff... more...

  • Jüdische Geschichteby Simon Dubnow; Marion Aptroot

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 31.22

    Simon Dubnow (1860?1941) ist einer der wichtigsten Historiker der jüdischen Geschichte. Dass er sich auch an Kinder wandte, um ihnen ein nationales und säkulares jüdisches Selbstverständnis zu vermitteln, ist bis heute wenig geläufig. 1931 verfasste Dubnow seine »Jüdische Geschichte ? für Kinder erzählt«, eine Gesamtgeschichte des jüdischen Volkes... more...

  • Kanadaby Marcus Funck

    Ch. Links Verlag 2013; US$ 9.53

    Hauptbeschreibung Kanada - das Land der atemberaubenden, unberührten Naturräume, der glitzernden Gletscher und bunten Ahornwälder, Heimat von Bibern und Bären. Gleichzeitig bietet es urbane Schauplätze wie Toronto, Montreal oder Vancouver mit multikulturellen Gesellschaften, in denen jeder schnell heimisch wird, weil Gastfreundschaft ganz oben auf... more...

  • Kokoroby Lafcadio Hearn

    The Floating Press 2012; US$ 3.99

    As a lifelong scholar and observer of Japanese culture, Lafcadio Hearn was deeply familiar with the beliefs, attitudes, worldviews, and habits of the country's populace. In this inspiring book, he distills a lifetime worth of knowledge into a series of tips and suggestions that readers can use to cultivate the tranquility and balance that so many... more...

  • The Little Book of Corkby Kieran McCarthy

    The History Press 2015; US$ 14.57

    <div>The Little Book of Cork is a compendium of fascinating, obscure, strange and entertaining facts about County Cork. Here you will find out about Cork's agriculture and industry, its proud sporting heritage, its musical traditions and its famous (and occasionally infamous) men and women. Through quaint villages and bustling towns, this book... more...