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Ethnography. Tribes of Israel

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  • The Sabraby Oz Almog

    University of California Press 2000; US$ 12.95

    The Sabra were the first Israelis - the first generation, born in the 1930s and 1940s, to grow up in the Zionist settlement in Palestine. Socialised and educated in the ethos of the Zionist labour movement and the communal ideals of the kibbutz and moshav, they turned the dream of their pioneer forebears into the reality of the new State of Israel. more...

  • The Invention and Decline of Israelinessby Baruch Kimmerling

    University of California Press 2001; US$ 15.95

    This thought-provoking book, the first of its kind in the English language, reexamines the fifty-year-old nation of Israel in terms of its origins as a haven for a persecuted people and its evolution into a multi- cultural society. Arguing that the mono-cultural regime built during the 1950s is over, Baruch Kimmerling suggests that the Israeli state... more...

  • Immigration and ethnic formation in a deeply divided societyby M. Al-Haj

    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...

  • The Pursuit of Peace and the Crisis of Israeli Identityby Dov Waxman

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 100.00

    This book offers a theoretically-informed analysis of the way in which Israeli national identity has shaped Israel's foreign policy. By linking domestic identity politics to Israeli foreign policy, it reveals how a crisis of Israeli identity inflamed the debate in Israel over the Oslo peace process. more...

  • Israel and the Family of Nationsby Alexander Yakobson; Amnon Rubinstein

    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...

  • Sephardic Jewry and Mizrahi Jewsby Peter Y. Medding

    Oxford University Press, USA 2008; US$ 54.99

    Symposium: Sephardic Jewry and Mizrahi Jews. "Sephardic and Oriental" Jews in Israel and Western Countries, Sergio Della Pergola (Hebrew University). Jews of Muslim Lands in the Modern Period, Michel Abitbol (Hebrew University). The Brief Career of Prosper Cohen, Yaron Tsur (Tel Aviv University). From Arab Diaspora to Eretz Israel, Doli Benhabib... more...

  • Ethnic Politics in Israelby As'ad Ghanem

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 44.95

    Offering an analysis on contemporary Israeli democracy, this book examines in particular society and politics from the perspectives of the different ethnic groups outside of the Ashkenazi mainstream. more...

  • Palestinian Collective Memory and National Identityby Meir Litvak

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 110.00

    This book analyzes the evolution and cultivation of modern Palestinian collective memory and its role in shaping Palestinian national identity from its inception in the 1920s to the 2006 Palestinian elections. more...

  • The Plight of the Palestiniansby William A. Cook

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 100.00

    A collection of voices from around the world that establishes in both theoretical and graphic terms the slow, methodical genocide taking place in Palestine beginning in the 1940s. Voices decrying in startling, vivid, and forceful language the calculated atrocities taking place. more...

  • In Search of Identityby Dan Urian; Efraim Karsh

    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...