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  • Wars of the Jews or, Jewish War or, The History of the Destruction of Jerusalemby MobileReference

    MobileReference.com 2008; US$ 3.99

    Complete interlinked edition. Includes contemporary maps, timelines, family trees, coinage, and units of measure, as well as modern view of history and analysis of Josephus works. Josephus fought the Romans in the First Jewish-Roman War as a Jewish military leader in Galilee. After the the Romans invaded, killing thousands, Josephus and one of his... more...

  • Early Medieval Jewish Policy in Western Europeby Bernard S. Bachrach

    University of Minnesota Press 1977; US$ 67.50

    This is the first study of early medieval Jewish policy in the West which examines the nature of this policy from the perspective and aims of its formulators. As the author points out, most specialists in Jewish history have been dominated by what the historian Salo Baron has called the ?lachrymose conception,? a view which emphasized persecution and... more...

  • The Lady in Goldby Anne-Marie O'Connor

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 17.95

    The spellbinding story, part fairy tale, part suspense, of Gustav Klimt?s Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer , one of the most emblematic portraits of its time; of the beautiful, seductive Viennese Jewish salon hostess who sat for it; the notorious artist who painted it; the now vanished turn-of-the-century Vienna that shaped it; and the strange twisted... more...

  • Jewish Property Claims Against Arab Countriesby Michael R. Fischbach

    Columbia University Press 2010; US$ 54.99

    In the twenty years that followed the Arab-Israeli war of 1948, 800,000 Jews left their homes in Syria, Egypt, Iraq, Yemen, Libya, Morocco, and several other Arab countries. Although the causes of this exodus varied, restrictive governmental measures and an outburst of anti-Semitic feeling during and after the war were major factors. Some of these... more...

  • The History of Ancient Israelby Michael Grant

    Orion 2012; US$ 6.99

    The definitve guide to the history of ancient Israel. The History of Ancient Israel covers the epic story of Jewish civilisation from its beginnings to the destruction of Jerusalem, and the Temple in AD 70. It deals with Israel's relations with the great empires which shaped its development and with the changing internal structure of the Jewish... more...

  • Refuge in Hellby Daniel B. Silver

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2004; US$ 19.95

    How did Berlin's Jewish Hospital, in the middle of the Nazi capital, survive as an institution where Jewish doctors and nurses cared for Jewish patients throughout World War II? How could it happen that when Soviet troops liberated the hospital in April 1945, they found some eight hundred Jews still on the premises? Daniel Silver carefully uncovers... more...

  • Antisemitism in the German Military Community and the Jewish Response, 1914?1938by Brian E. Crim

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 44.99

    Antisemitism in the German Military Community and the Jewish Response, 1914?1938 explores how German World War I veterans from different social and political backgrounds contributed to antisemitic politics during the Weimar Republic. The book compares how the military, right-wing veterans, and Jewish veterans chose to remember their war experiences... more...

  • The Jewish Stateby Theodor Herzl

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 8.95

    Influential 1896 polemic by the father of modern Zionism discusses political and historic rationales for a Jewish homeland. Excellent translation includes an Introduction by Louis Lipsky and a biography of the author. more...

  • Zion in Americaby Henry L. Feingold

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 14.95

    Scholarly yet highly readable survey covers Old World origins; profiles of New World cultures of German and Eastern European Jews; the effects of changing political and economic climates; the rise of labor movement; and immigrant settlement on the Lower East Side settlement. more...

  • The King of Schnorrersby Israel Zangwill

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 5.99

    Widely regarded as one of the author's most enduring works, this witty and wise literary gem pokes fun at the prejudices dividing London's Jewish community in the late 18th century. more...