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- BRILL 2006; US$ 166.00
This collection of articles honoring eminent classicist and historian Louis H. Feldman brings together a host of prominent scholars from all over the world writing on such fields as biblical interpretation, Judaism and Hellenism, Jews and Gentiles, Josephus, Jewish Literatures of the Second Temple, Mishnah and Talmud periods, History of the Mishnah... more...
- BRILL 2007; US$ 216.00
Written by leading authors in their respective fields, this first comprehensive handbook on the relationship between modern Judaism and historical thinking contributes to a differentiated interpretation of Jewish historiography and its interaction with other academic disciplines since the Enlightenment. more...
- BRILL 2006; US$ 212.00
The encounter between interpretation and history in the writings of Josephus provides the conceptual framework for this collection of essays. In particular, the question of historical method, both ancient and modern, is explored from a variety of perspectives. more...
- Encounter Books 2007; US$ 17.99
In the United Nations, on university campuses, and among a growing number of our most prestigious Western newspapers, the historical record has been rewritten so thoroughly that Israel is seen as the worst of the oppressive Western occupiers of the Third World. So successful has this propaganda campaign been that Palestinian spinmeisters and their... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 110.00
This book examines the Israel-Palestine conflict from a constructivist perspective. It argues that in the context of international norms and identity factors, a contemporary methodology for the reconstruction of jihad is essential for achievement of a just peace. more...
- ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 101.00
Blending an analysis of general political, diplomatic, and military trends with a description of how Zionist pioneers coped with ongoing social developments and challenges, Stein recounts the events that would ultimately lead to the formation of the State of Israel in May 1948. The study begins with the wave of Russian pogroms that erupted in 1882... more...
- Indiana University Press 2010; US$ 21.20
The Palestinian national movement reached a dead-end and came close to disintegration at the beginning of the present century. The struggle for power after the death of Yasser Arafat in 2004 signaled the end of a path toward statehood prepared by the Oslo Accords a decade before. The reasons for the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 48.95
The question of nationalism centres around the political, social, and cultural ways by which the concept and practice of a nation is constructed, and what it means to its various bearers. This book examines the issue of Jewish-Israeli nationalism, combining a sociological study of national culture with a detailed analysis of Israeli national discourse.... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 39.99
The history, religion, culture, and archeology that this rivalry has sparked between the Arabs and Israelis over the same piece of territory is traced in this book, which offers the essential details using neutral terms and thereby allowing readers to draw conclusions for themselves. more...
- Algora Publishing 2010; US$ 23.95
Books on the Palestinian conflict tend to focus on one historical period and blame one side or another for the Palestinians' predicament. This work fills the need for a source that tells a comprehensive story of the conflict since the nineteenth century, when Zionism was conceived in Europe and Palestine was home for Arab majority and very small... more...