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- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 20.99
Violence and Nonviolence: an Introduction critiques five dominant societal views about violence and nonviolence. Using evidence from scientific studies as well as anecdotal evidence and news reports, esteemed scholar and editor Barry L. Gan shows students that these widely adopted and violent views are largely mistaken, and require a fundamental... more...
- Jason Aronson, Inc. 1996; US$ 45.99
How does this Jewish history book differ from all others? Instead of burdening the reader with endless details about every single aspect of Jewish history, Pasachoff and Littman provide essential information, easily digested by readers of all ages, that chronicles only the major events and people of the past. The history of the Jews covers a period... more...
- Lexington Books 2006; US$ 32.99
In Writing the Arab-Israeli Conflict Jonathan B. Isacoff constructs the nature of historical knowledge by deftly examining the multiple histories of the Arab-Israeli conflict written by generations of Israeli scholars. He also undertakes briefer analysis of literature, drawn from both historians and political scientists of the Vietnam War, demonstrating... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2008; US$ 169.99
The second edition of the Historical Dictionary of Israel addresses the need in the literature on Israel for a comprehensive impartial information source about the various diplomatic and political personalities, institutions, organizations, events, concepts, and documents that together define the political life of the Jewish state. This is done through... more...
- Chicago Review Press 2005; US$ 18.99
Ariel Sharon, Israel's former Prime Minister, was perhaps one of the most controversial public figures in the Mideast. He was born in 1928 in a moshav?an agricultural community in which, unlike a kibbutz, residents own their own property?and was raised by parents who were not only ardent Zionists but also rugged individualists. His father especially... more...
- Nünnerich Asmus Verlag & Media 2014; US$ 10.37
?Ein bisschen Frieden? ? unvergesslich besang einst ein preisgekrönter Schlager die tiefste Sehnsucht der Menschheit. Und dennoch scheint Frieden zumal in schriftlicher Form als Friedensabkommen niedergelegt zur Beendigung von Kriegen, eher selten geworden zu sein. Am 8. Mai 1945 kapitulierte die Deutsche Wehrmacht; der 2.... more...
- Oneworld Publications 2014; US$ 33.67
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Lawrence Wright takes us through each of the thirteen days of the 1978 Camp David conference when President Jimmy Carter persuaded Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin and Egyptian President Anwar Sadat to sign the first peace treaty in the modern Middle East – illuminating the issues that have made the problems of the... more...
- Mohr Siebeck 2009; US$ 81.56
Hauptbeschreibung As in the modern era, in Roman antiquity too the so-called "Jewish question" was essentially that of the integration of diaspora Jews into their host societies. Social integration varies, however, in accordance with the organizational principles upon which various societies are established. The thrust of the present study is that... more...
- Mohr Siebeck 2010; US$ 102.20
Hauptbeschreibung This biography of Elias Bickerman (1897-1981), one of the foremost historians of Graeco-Roman antiquity active in the twentieth century, focuses on his role as a historian of the Jews. Bickerman had an extraordinary life. He was born in Kishinev and grew up in St. Petersburg. He arrived in Berlin in 1922, where he pursued an academic... more...