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Jewish

  • 'You Should See Yourself'by

    Rutgers University Press 2006; US$ 24.95

    † Bringing together fourteen new essays by leading scholars, You Should See Yourself examines the fluctuating representations of Jewishness in a variety of areas of popular culture and high art, including literature, the media, film, theater, music, dance, painting, photography, and comedy. Contributors explore the evolution that has taken place... more...

  • Czechs, Germans, Jews?by Č; Kateř apkovŠ; ina

    Berghahn Books 2012; US$ 34.95

    The phenomenon of national identities, always a key issue in the modern history of Bohemian Jewry, was particularly complex because of the marginal differences that existed between the available choices. Considerable overlap was evident in the programs of the various national movements and it was possible to change one's national identity or even... more...

  • Suffering in the Land of Sunshineby Emily K. Abel

    Rutgers University Press 2006; US$ 24.95

    The history of medicine is much more than the story of doctors, nurses, and hospitals. Seeking to understand the patient?s perspective, historians scour the archives, searching for rare personal accounts. Bringing together a trove of more than 400 family letters by Charles Dwight Willard,† Suffering in the Land of Sunshine †provides a unique window... more...

  • None is Too Manyby Irving Abella; Harold Troper

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2012; US$ 31.95

    None Is Too Many will undoubtedly continue to serve as a potent reminder of the fragility of tolerance, even in a country where it is held as one of our highest values. more...

  • Major Turning Points in Jewish Intellectual Historyby David Aberbach

    Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 165.00

    This book analyzes major transformations in Jewish life and thought: from idolatry to exclusive monotheism in the biblical age, from state-based identity to cultural nationalism in the Roman empire; and, in the European Diaspora, from theology to secularism and revived political nationalism in the modern period. Fundamental questions are asked about... more...

  • Jewish Cultural Nationalismby David Aberbach

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95

    Jewish Cultural Nationalism explores the development of Jewish nationalism from the Bible to modern times, focusing on particular movements and places as well as texts which signified, or themselves brought about, change: the Bible (Hebrew prayer book), and the modern Hebrew literature, particularly in Tsarist Russia. While the influence of the... more...

  • The European Jews, Patriotism and the Liberal State 1789-1939by David Aberbach

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    The fragility of the liberal democratic state after 1789 is illustrated in the history of the European Jews from the French Revolution to the Holocaust. Emancipation and hope of emancipation amongst the European Jewish population created a plethora of Jewish identities and forms of patriotism. This book takes the original approach of studying European... more...

  • Jewish Education and Historyby Moshe Aberbach

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 49.95

    Moshe Aberbach (1924-2007) was a leading educator and scholar in Jewish studies, specialising in the field of Jewish education in the talmudic period. This book draws on a representative selection of his writings over a fifty year period, and includes essays on Saadia Gaon and Maimonides, coverage of biblical and talmudic studies, and discussions... more...

  • Jewish Life In The Middle Agesby Abrahams

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    First published in 2010. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Jewish Life in the Middle Agesby Israel Abrahams

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 16.00

    Topics include social functions of the synagogue, communal organizations, love, courtship and marriage, monogamy and home life, trades and occupations, medieval pastimes and personal relations between Christians and Jews. more...