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  • Israel?s Palestiniansby Ilan Peleg; Dov Waxman

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 24.00

    This timely book explores the causes and consequences of the growing conflict between Israel's Jewish majority and its Palestinian-Arab minority. more...

  • Bible and Swordby Barbara W. Tuchman

    Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 18.00

    From Barbara W. Tuchman, Pulitzer Prize?winning author of The Guns of August, comes history through a wide-angle lens: a fascinating chronicle of Britain?s long relationship with Palestine and the Middle East, from the ancient world to the twentieth century.   Historically, the British were drawn to the Holy Land for two major reasons: first,... more...

  • The Iron Cage of Liberalism: International Politics and Unarmed Revolutions in the Middle East and North Africaby Daniel Ritter

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 89.99

    Over the last forty years the world has witnessed the emergence and proliferation of a new political phenomenon - unarmed revolution. On virtually every continent, citizens have ousted their authoritarian leaders by employing nonviolent tactics such as strikes, demonstrations, boycotts, and civil disobedience against them. At the same time however,... more...

  • Shalom/Salaam/Peaceby Constance A. Hammond

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 34.95

    Conflict between the Israelis and the Palestinians has been ongoing since the creation of the state of Israel, a conflict revolving around land-ownership, water politics, human rights, and religious rights. 'Shalom/Salaam/Peace' examines the realities of life in contemporary Israel/Palestine, with its politics, wars, security wall, settlements and... more...

  • Toward an Anthropology of Nation Building and Unbuilding in Israelby Fran Markowitz; Stephen Sharot; Moshe Shokeid; Alex Weingrod

    UNP - Nebraska 2015; US$ 65.00

    Toward an Anthropology of Nation Building and Unbuilding in Israel presents twenty-two original essays offering a critical survey of the anthropology of Israel inspired by Alex Weingrod, emeritus professor and pioneering scholar of Israeli anthropology. In the late 1950s Weingrod?s groundbreaking ethnographic research of Israel?s underpopulated... more...

  • Hellenism in the Eastby Joseph Geiger

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2013; US$ 48.36

    <P>While Jewish Palestine has been at the focus of scholarly interest, Greek Palestine has not yet received similar attention. This e-book attempts to investigate the intellectual life in that country in the Hellenistic world and in the Roman Empire. The two perspectives taken are a full prosopographical survey of Greek intellectuals in ancient... more...

  • Spinoza der Hebräerby Jan Eike Dunkhase

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 19.26

    Das Werk Baruch de Spinozas (1632-1677) hat eine wechselhafte und vielschichtige Rezeption erfahren. Zu Lebzeiten als Häretiker geächtet, wurde der holländische Philosoph zuletzt als radikaler Frühaufklärer und Wegbereiter des modernen Säkularismus wiederentdeckt. Seit der Emanzipationszeit stellte Spinoza, der sich nach seiner Verbannung aus der Amsterdamer... more...

  • Israeli-Palestinian negotiations in the 1990s: How NGOs facilitated the peace processby Tilman Pradt

    Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 56.04

    Hauptbeschreibung Non-governmental organisations (NGOs) have become important actors in the globalised world. They run aid and relief programmes in the poorest countries, support international institutions (like the United Nations), or are watchdogs of them (for example watchdogs of the Bretton Woods institutions). In doing so, NGOs naturally work... more...

  • Der Limesby Wolfgang Moschek

    Primus Verlag 2013; US$ 28.51

    Was haben die Römer sich dabei gedacht, als sie zu Beginn des 2. Jahrhunderts n. Chr. ihre Welt buchstäblich mit Brettern vernagelten und ihr Weltreich, mit Türmen, Palisaden, Gräben und Mauern umfriedeten? War es die Angst vor den wilden Barbarenhorden, eine Beschäftigungstherapie für gelangweilte Soldaten in Friedenszeiten oder eine monumentale Machtdemonstration?... more...

  • Lösungen für den Nahostkonfliktby Sonja Scheungraber

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 16.30

    Seit der Gründung des Staates Israel gilt der Nahostkonflikt als unlösbar. Schon seit Beginn des Konflikts bemühen sich die wichtigsten internationalen Akteure, eine einvernehmliche Lösung zu finden. Neben den Vereinten Nationen sind dies vor allem die USA und die Europäische Union. Sonja Scheungraber findet die Ursache der Auseinandersetzungen in... more...