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Ethnography. Tribes of Israel

  • America in JeruSALEmby Anat First; Eli Avraham

    Lexington Books 2009; US$ 74.99

    America in JeruSALEm develops a model that demonstrates the process of Americanization versus national identity in small countries toward the end of the twentieth century and the beginning of the twenty-first, using advertisements to understand this process. The authors present Israel as a test case because it is trying to maintain a new Israeli culture,... more...

  • Bedouin of Mount Sinaiby Emanuel Marx

    Berghahn Books 2013; US$ 75.00

    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...

  • Beste Freundeby Sebastian Engelbrecht

    Evangelische Verlagsanstalt 2013; US$ 15.62

    Sebastian Engelbrecht schildert seine persönlichen Erlebnisse als ARD-Hörfunk-Korrespondent in Israel. Er beschreibt einerseits den überraschend unkomplizierten Umgang der Israelis mit den Deutschen und beleuchtet andererseits kritisch jene Differenzen zwischen den beiden Völkern, die noch nicht überwunden sind. more...

  • Bridges over Troubled Waterby DAHLIA MOORE; SALEM AWEISS

    ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 144.00

    This work determines the processes that strengthen hostility between opposing groups and identifies those who are willing to act in order to change these situations. The backdrop of the Arab-Israeli conflict is used to demonstrate how collective identities are shaped by membership in ethnic and religious groups, and how these identities influence attitudes... more...

  • Citizen Strangersby Shira Robinson

    Stanford University Press 2013; US$ 24.95

    Following the 1948 war and the creation of the state of Israel, Palestinian Arabs comprised just fifteen percent of the population but held a much larger portion of its territory. Offered immediate suffrage rights and, in time, citizenship status, they nonetheless found their movement, employment, and civil rights restricted by a draconian military... more...

  • Coffins on Our Shouldersby Dan Rabinowitz; Khawla Abu-Baker

    University of California Press 2005; US$ 15.95

    This highly original historical and political analysis of the Arab-Israeli conflict combines the unique perspectives of two prominent segments of the Middle Eastern puzzle: Israeli Jews and the Palestinian citizens of Israel. Written jointly by an Israeli anthropologist and a Palestinian family therapist born weeks apart to two families from Haifa,... more...

  • Coming Together/Coming Apartby Elizabeth Bounds

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95

    The idea of "community" is increasingly vital to our individual and social well-being. Yet at the same time, our ordinary communal relations are being eroded by increased social and geographical mobility, lost traditions, and the growing pluralism of society. Examining this renewed desire for community, Coming Together/Coming Apart locates... more...

  • 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...

  • Der Irak in Israelby Stefan Siebers

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2010; US$ 40.15

    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...

  • The Druze between Palestine and Israel, 1947-49by Laila Parsons

    Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 160.00

    The Palestinian Druze are the only Israeli Arabs who are conscripted into the Israeli army today. Based on Israeli military and political documents, this book looks at the origins of the Druze's unique status in Israeli society by telling the story of the military and political alliance that emerged between the Druze and the Jewish army in the 1948... more...