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  • Mediaeval Researches from Eastern Asiatic Sourcesby E. Bretschneider

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 280.00

    First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • A Jewish Kapo in Auschwitzby Tuvia Friling

    Brandeis University Press 2014; US$ 39.99

    Intriguing biography of Eliezer Grynbaum, the communist Jewish Kapo whose controversy-ridden story spans Europe and Israel more...

  • Sites of European Antisemitism in the Age of Mass Politics, 1880?1918by Robert Nemes; Daniel Unowsky

    Brandeis University Press 2014; US$ 39.99

    Explores local incidents of antisemitism and antisemitic violence across Europe in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries more...

  • The Beta Israel in Ethiopia and Israelby Tudor Parfitt; Emanuela Trevisan Semi

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 190.00

    For decade the Falashas - the Black Jews of Ethiopia - have fascinated scholars. Are they really Jews and in what sense? How can their origins be explained? Since the Falashas' transfer to Israel in the much publicised Israeli air lifts the fascination has continued and and new factors are now being discussed. Written by the leading scholars in... more...

  • Sanders Bros.by Neil Tyler

    The History Press 2014; US$ 21.86

    Established in 1887, Sanders Bros. was the UK's largest chain of corn, flour, seed and general produce merchants in the 1920s, trading from 154 branches in 1925 in London and the surrounding area and with a stock market value higher than Marks & Spencer. With more retail stores than Sainsbury or Tesco, Sanders Bros. was also a significant manufacturer... more...

  • Die SED in der Ära Honeckerby Andreas Malycha

    De Gruyter Oldenbourg 2014; US$ 84.00

    Andreas Malycha analyzes intra-party conflicts and decision-making processes in the inner power circle of East Germany?s SED (Socialist Unity Party). The study focuses on previously undocumented disputes about economic and social policy in the Honecker era, shedding new light on the stability and instability of the East German state. more...

  • Defining Neighborsby Jonathan Marc Gribetz

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 35.00

    As the Israeli-Palestinian conflict persists, aspiring peacemakers continue to search for the precise territorial dividing line that will satisfy both Israeli and Palestinian nationalist demands. The prevailing view assumes that this struggle is nothing more than a dispute over real estate. Defining Neighbors boldly challenges this view, shedding... more...

  • Volk oder Religion?by Philipp Lenhard

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 68.40

    Als sich im ausgehenden 18. Jahrhundert in Europa das Prinzip des Nationalstaates durchzusetzen begann, geriet die traditionelle jüdische Gemeinschaft in eine Krise. Die Zentralisierung staatlicher Herrschaft und die mit dem Nationalismus verbundene Homogenisierung des Staatsvolkes hatten zur Folge, dass die jüdische Gemeindeautonomie sukzessive abgeschafft... more...

  • Am Scheidewegby Judith Butler; Reiner Ansén

    Campus Verlag 2013; US$ 27.64

    Kritiker des Staates Israel und seiner Siedlungspolitik geraten schnell unter den Verdacht des Antisemitismus - so auch die prominente jüdische Philosophin Judith Butler. In ihrem neuen Buch geht Butler der Frage nach, wie eine Kritik am Zionismus aus dem Judentum selbst heraus möglich, ja ethisch sogar zwingend ist. In einer eindringlichen Auseinandersetzung... more...

  • Geschichte der Juden Mitteleuropas 1500-1800by Stefan Litt; Uwe Puschner; Kai Brodersen; Martin Kintzinger

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 15.83

    Das Judentum ist ein integraler Bestandteil der europäischen Geschichte, aktiv wie passiv, als Gestalter, Untertan und häufig auch als Opfer. Im Spätmittelalter wurden die meisten Juden aus den größeren deutschen Territorien verdrängt. Auf den Geldhandel und das Kleinhändlertum beschränkt, versuchten sie sich einen erträglichen Platz in der Gesellschaft... more...