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  • Jewish History in 100 Nutshellsby Naomi Pasachoff; Robert J. Littman

    Jason Aronson, Inc. 1996; US$ 45.99

    How does this Jewish history book differ from all others? Instead of burdening the reader with endless details about every single aspect of Jewish history, Pasachoff and Littman provide essential information, easily digested by readers of all ages, that chronicles only the major events and people of the past. The history of the Jews covers a period... more...

  • Writing the Arab-Israeli Conflictby Jonathan B. Isacoff

    Lexington Books 2006; US$ 32.99

    In Writing the Arab-Israeli Conflict Jonathan B. Isacoff constructs the nature of historical knowledge by deftly examining the multiple histories of the Arab-Israeli conflict written by generations of Israeli scholars. He also undertakes briefer analysis of literature, drawn from both historians and political scientists of the Vietnam War, demonstrating... more...

  • Violence and Nonviolenceby Barry L. Gan

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 20.99

    Violence and Nonviolence: an Introduction critiques five dominant societal views about violence and nonviolence. Using evidence from scientific studies as well as anecdotal evidence and news reports, esteemed scholar and editor Barry L. Gan shows students that these widely adopted and violent views are largely mistaken, and require a fundamental... more...

  • Palestine and the Palestinians in the 21st Centuryby Rochelle Davis; Mimi Kirk

    Indiana University Press 2013; US$ 23.99

    Recent developments in Palestinian political, economic, and social life have resulted in greater insecurity and diminishing confidence in Israel?s willingness to abide by political agreements or the Palestinian leadership?s ability to forge consensus. This volume examines the legacies of the past century, conditions of life in the present, and the... more...

  • The Manasseh Hill Country Survey, 2by Adam Zertal

    BRILL 2007; US$ 284.00

    The book presents the results of a complete and detailed archaeological survey in the area of ancient Shechem and Samaria. This survey is being conducted since 1978, and it relates to some 400 square kilometers of the heartland of the central hill country of Israel/Palestine. It is a detailed and thorough archaeological and historical work, which deals... more...

  • Occupation Diariesby Raja Shehadeh

    Profile Books 2012; US$ 11.98

    It is often the smallest details of daily life that tell us the most. And so it is under occupation in Palestine. What most of us take for granted has to be carefully thought about and planned for: When will the post be allowed to get through? Will there be enough water for the bath tonight? How shall I get rid of the rubbish collecting outside? How... more...

  • From Mesopotamia To Modernityby Burton Visotzky; David Fishman

    Westview Press 2008; US$ 29.99

    From Mesopotamia to Modernity is a one volume introduction to both Jewish history and literature from its earliest times up to the present. Leading experts in each field of Jewish history and literature contribute original and comprehensive essays introducing their subjects. Beginning readers will learn the rudiments for further study, and scholars... more...

  • Jewish Symbols in the Greco-Roman Periodby Erwin Ramsdell Goodenough; Jacob Neusner

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 46.95

    This volume presents the most important portions of Erwin Goodenough's classic thirteen-volume work, a magisterial attempt to encompass human spiritual history in general through the study of Jewish symbols in particular. Revealing that the Jewish religion of the period was much more varied and complex than the extant Talmudic literature would lead... more...

  • Elias Bickerman as a Historian of the Jewsby Albert Baumgarten

    Mohr Siebeck 2010; US$ 111.73

    Hauptbeschreibung This biography of Elias Bickerman (1897-1981), one of the foremost historians of Graeco-Roman antiquity active in the twentieth century, focuses on his role as a historian of the Jews. Bickerman had an extraordinary life. He was born in Kishinev and grew up in St. Petersburg. He arrived in Berlin in 1922, where he pursued an academic... more...

  • The Dynasty of the Jewish Patriarchsby Alan Appelbaum

    Mohr Siebeck 2013; US$ 99.61

    Hauptbeschreibung The Patriarchs of the Jews were remarkable not only because they governed much of Palestine in late antiquity, collected taxes from and sent emissaries to Jews across the Roman Empire, acted as the representative of both Palestinian and diaspora Jewry to the Roman imperial government, and achieved great prominence in Roman society.... more...