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- Stanford University Press 2013; US$ 9.99
As popular uprisings spread across the Middle East, popular wisdom often held that the Gulf States would remain beyond the fray. In Sectarian Gulf , Toby Matthiesen paints a very different picture, offering the first assessment of the Arab Spring across the region. With first-hand accounts of events in Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, and Kuwait, Matthiesen... more...
- Springer 2011; US$ 49.95
Once visited only by the cognoscenti of the ancient world, over the last decade Petra has drawn almost a million visitors in some years. Petra burst into popular consciousness with the release of enormously popular motion picture "Raiders of the Lost Ark" in 1981. Moviegoers all over the world were introduced to some of the spectacular scenic... more...
- Konrad Theiss Verlag 2012; US$ 26.70
Sulla, Lucullus und Pompejus, die drei größten Feldherren ihrer Zeit, ließen sich vom König eines gar nicht so großen Reichs vorführen: Mithridates von Pontos, ihrem gefährlichsten Feind. Ein Jahrhundert nach Hannibal stellte er das Römische Reich auf eine neue harte Probe. Auf diesen Coup war das krisengeschüttelte Rom nicht vorbereitet. Mithridates... more...
- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 2.99
Between overseeing his private practice and developing an entirely new field of research and inquiry that would profoundly influence Western culture, Austrian psychiatrist Sigmund Freud somehow came across and helped to publish the diary of an anonymous young girl of the European upper classes. The detailed journal follows the young authoress from... more...
- Linkgua 2014; US$ 1.00
Jorge Mañach y Robato was a writer, journalist, essayist, and philosopher, as well as the author of a biography of José Martí and numerous philosophical essays. He graduated in Philosophy and Literature from Harvard University, then furthered his studies in Paris (Universidad de Droit, 1922) and returned to Havana in 1924, finishing there his doctorate... more...
- The Jewish Publication Society 2015; US$ 24.95
The dramatic one-thousand-year history of Jews in Spain comes to life in Exiles in Sepharad . Jeffrey Gorsky vividly relates this colorful period of Jewish history, from the era when Jewish culture was at its height in Muslim Spain to the horrors of the Inquisition and the Expulsion. Twenty percent of Jews today are descended from Sephardic Jews,... more...
- Indiana University Press 2015; US$ 29.99
The oil-producing states of the Arab Gulf are said to sink or swim on their capacity for political appeasement through economic redistribution. Yet, during the popular uprisings of the Arab Spring, in Bahrain and all across the Arab Gulf, ordinary citizens showed an unexpected enthusiasm for political protest directed against governments widely assumed... more...
- NYU Press 2015; US$ 36.00
Despite an outpouring of scholarship on the Holocaust, little work has focused on what happened to Europe?s Jewish communities after the war ended. And unlike many other European nations in which the majority of the Jewish population perished, France had a significant post?war Jewish community that numbered in the hundreds of thousands. Post-Holocaust... more...
- BRILL 2008; US$ 334.00
This volume documents the history of the Jews in Sicily based on notarial and court records. It illustrates the economic, social, and religious history of the Jewish minority and the relations with the Christian majority. The volume is provided with additional bibliography and indexes while the introduction will appear at the end of the series. more...
- Campus Verlag 2010; US$ 23.85
In der sozialwissenschaftlichen Antisemitismusforschung wird national wie international das Fehlen einer Studie beklagt, die theoretische und empirische Erkenntnisse miteinander verbindet. Die theoretischen Arbeiten nutzen empirische Studien oft allenfalls selektiv zur Stützung ihrer Hypothesen. Empirische Studien wiederum verzichten meist völlig auf... more...