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- OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 14.99
In AD 70 the city of Jerusalem was destroyed by Roman forces after a 6 month siege, the world-famous temple burnt to the ground. This was the disastrous outcome of a Jewish revolt against Roman domination beginning in AD 66 with high hopes and early success, but soon became mired in factional conflict, at its most extreme within Jerusalem itself. more...
- Dancing Unicorn Books 2017; US$ 1.99
In 'The Wars of the Jews' Flavius Josephus gives us valuable insight into the first Jewish Roman War and the rebellions that followed thereafter. Josephus, having been an agent for both sides of the conflict, provides us with a perspective of this conflict that no one else could have. Here is an important historical document. more...
- Indiana University Press 2017; US$ 24.99
Orientalizing the Jew shows how French travelers depicted Jews in the Orient and then brought these ideas home to orientalize Jews living in their homeland during the 19th century. Julie Kalman draws on narratives, personal and diplomatic correspondence, novels, and plays to show how the "Jews of the East" featured prominently in the minds of the... more...
- Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 23.99
Based on nearly 500 oral history interviews, When Sonia Met Boris is an innovative study of Jewish daily life in the Soviet Union, giving a long-suppressed voice to the Jewish men and women who survived the sustained violence and everyday hardship of Stalin's Russia. It reveals how postwar Soviet Jews came to view their Jewish identity as an obstacle-a... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2017; US$ 29.95
This book offers a wide-ranging exploration of the key word Jew ?charting the past meanings, present usages, and possible futures of a term that lies not only at the heart of Jewish experience, but at the core of how Western civilization has imagined the Other . Tracing the word?s evolution, Cynthia M. Baker also interrogates the contested categories... more...
- Primento Digital Publishing 2017; US$ 5.99
When changing you identity is your only way to survive... From Sarah to Denise, two first names for only one person. In this moving testimony, the author plunges us into History. And it is above all the story of Sarah, a little girl that life and atrocity are going to change into Denise. How did one get to this?? Terror, solidarity, fight for humanity,... more...
- De Gruyter 2017; US$ 63.64
This book is first of its kind to deal with the interwar Jewish emigration from Germany in a comparative framework and follows the entire migration process from the point of view of the emigrants. It combines the usage of social and economic measures with the individual stories of the immigrants, thereby revealing the complex connection between the... more...
- Primento Digital Publishing 2017; US$ 16.99
Focus sur l'une des mesures les moins connues d'Hitler à l'encontre des Juifs Un an avant qu?Adolf Hitler ne prenne le pouvoir en 1933, le ministre de l?Intérieur allemand ordonne que les fichiers de recensement des armes à feu soient mis à l?abri afin qu?ils ne tombent pas « aux mains d?éléments radicaux ». Ses efforts vont s?avérer vains : ces... more...