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Ethnography. Tribes of Israel

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  • Company Cby Haim Watzman

    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...

  • 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...

  • Bedouin of Mount Sinaiby Emanuel Marx

    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...

  • Jewish-Israeli National Identity and Dissidenceby Katie Attwell

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 100.00

    A critical examination of Zionism and its internal resistance by Israeli Jews, this book employs a unique perspective on Israel/Palestine by eschewing presenting identities as concrete and, rather, examining their creation through discourse. more...

  • Der Irak in Israelby Stefan Siebers

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2010; US$ 34.21

    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...

  • Sephardic Jewry and Mizrahi Jewsby Peter Y. Medding

    Oxford University Press, USA 2008; US$ 57.99

    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...

  • America in JeruSALEmby Anat First; Eli Avraham

    Lexington Books 2009; US$ 74.99

    The main tenet of this book promises to provide revealing insights into the ways that national identity, globalization, and Americanisation interact within the Israeli context... Some particularly fascinating insights in the book make unique and important contributions to the study of advertising and its current relationship with Americanisation and... more...

  • Palestinian Identity in Jordan and Israelby Riad M. Nasser

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    The book examines the process of national identity formation. It argues that identity, whether of a small community, a nation, an ethnic group, or a religious community, requires an Other against whom it becomes meaningful. In other words, identity develops via difference from Others against whom our sense of self becomes meaningful. This thesis... more...

  • The Invention and Decline of Israelinessby Baruch Kimmerling

    University of California Press 2001; US$ 31.95

    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...

  • Stereotypes and Prejudice in Conflictby Daniel Bar-Tal; Yona Teichman

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 52.00

    Presents integrative conceptual frameworks used to analyse the representation of Arabs in Israeli Jewish Society. more...