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- Saqi 2012; US$ 16.99
In this political biography, Ilan Pappe traces the rise of the Husayni family of Jerusalem, who dominated Palestinian history from the early 1700s until the second half of the twentieth century. Viewing this sweeping saga through the prism of one family, the book sheds new light on crucial events " the invasion of Palestine by Napoleon, the decline... more...
- UNP - Nebraska 2015; US$ 65.00
?This volume covers a wide variety of topics with considerable relevance for society in Israel today, written by well-trained and serious students of Israeli society and culture.??Herbert S. Lewis, emeritus professor of anthropology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and author of In Defense of Anthropology: An Investigation of the Critique of... more...
- Berghahn Books 2013; US$ 29.95
The Sinai Peninsula links Asia and Africa and for millennia has been crossed by imperial armies from both the east and the west. Thus, its Bedouin inhabitants are by necessity involved in world affairs and maintain a complex, almost urban, economy. They make their home in arid mountains that provide limited pastures and lack arable soils and must... more...
- Argo-Navis 2012; US$ 4.99
When American-born Haim Watzman immigrated to Israel, he was drafted into the army and, after eighteen months of compulsory service, was assigned to Company C, the reserve infantry unit that would define the next twenty years of his life. From 1984 until 2002, for at least a month a year, Watzman, who had never aspired to military adventure, was a... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2010; US$ 36.25
Anhand der Bücher von Sami Michael und Eli Amir untersucht Stefan Siebers, inwieweit das westlich-zionistische Konzept von der jüdischen Nation mit klar definierten Grenzen aufgegangen ist. Ist der »Judenstaat« der uneinnehmbare Leuchtturm des Okzidents im Nahen Osten?Der Autor lädt uns ein, die Erzählungen und Romane der hebräischen Schriftsteller... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 54.95
This book offers an analysis on contemporary Israeli democracy, examining in particular society and politics from the perspectives of the different ethnic groups outside of the Ashkenazi mainstream. The book explores the political expressions of the secondary groups in Israel (Mizrahim, Religious, Russians and Palestinian-Arab) and how these groups... more...
- Campus Verlag 2010; US$ 31.74
Russischsprachige Juden, die nach Deutschland oder Israel ausgewandert sind, leben in vielschichtigen sozialen Realitäten. Dazu gehört auch die Esskultur, die eine besondere Rolle für die Konstruktion von Identität spielen kann, wie Julia Bernstein zeigt. Ihre ethnografische Studie des Alltagslebens, von Lebensmitteln und Lebensmittelverpackungen bringt... more...
- BRILL 2004; US$ 74.00
This work deals with the ethnic formation among the 1990s immigrants from the former Soviet Union in Israel, in light of both domestic changes, and developments in the Israel-Arab conflict. It presents an analysis of identity patterns among these immigrants. more...
- Taylor and Francis 1998; US$ 31.95
Culture has played a focal role in the shaping of Jewish-Israeli national identity. Since the 1950s, Israeli culture has been disintegrating into simultaneous sub-cultures. The contributors discuss the nature and characteristics of this cultural tension and the nature of Jewishness. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 54.95
Can Israel be both Jewish and truly democratic? How can a nation?state, which incorporates a large national minority with a distinct identity of its own be a state of all its citizens? Written by two eminent Israeli scholars, a professor of constitutional law and a historian, Alexander Yakobson and Amnon Rubinstein are the first to treat Zionism... more...