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- Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 124.99
This volume of the annual 'Studies in Contemporary Jewry' series presents essays on the origins of the Holocaust. 'The Fate of the European Jews', 1933-1945 provides multiple perspectives on the question of whether the Holocaust can best be explained as an inevitable result of Europe's anti-Semitic history, or as a tragic historical mutation. more...
- Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 97.99
Like others in the series, this book presents current scholarship in the form of a symposium, essays, and book reviews by distinguished experts in Jewish studies from around the world. It is published annually by the Avraham Harman Institute of Contemporary Jewry at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. more...
- Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 109.99
Bringing together contributions from scholars as well as younger academics, Volume XVII of 'Studies in Contemporary Jewry' considers the ways in which theological writings, sweeping social changes, individual or small-group needs, and intra-communal diversity have re-energised Judaism even amidst secular trends in America and Israel. more...
- Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 109.99
Volume XVIII of 'Studies in Contemporary Jewry' offers a view of Jews and violence. It construes violence broadly, including deviance and crime, verbal threat and incitement, coercion, force and the resort to arms in individual, collective and communal, and state contexts. The essays span events in Israel, Russia, Germany, and the United States. more...
- The Floating Press 1900; US$ 3.95
The autobiographical text The Life of Josephus is a text written by Flavius Josephus around 94 to 99 BC. The commander of a Jewish insurgency who was captured by the Roman in 67 BC he won his liberty by ingratiating himself with the Roman victors. The Life of Josephus is both a retelling of the events of this War and a justification by Josephus of... more...
- Chicago Review Press 2003; US$ 13.99
Children can try their hand at re-creating ancient Israelite culture—along with the cultures of their neighbors, the Philistines and Phoenicians—in a way that will provide perspective on current events. The book covers a key period from the Israelites? settlement in Canaan in 1200 B.C.E. to their return from exile in Babylonia in 538 B.C.E. This part... more...
- BRILL 2008; US$ 269.00
Deals with a period of enormous consequence: from King Herod's death (4 BCE) to the first phase of the war against Rome (66 CE). This work covers: the succession struggle, the governments of Herod's sons, Judea's incorporation as a Roman province, some notable governors, Kings Agrippa I and II, and preparations for war in Judea and Galilee. more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2010; US$ 54.99
Volume XXIV of the distinguished annual Studies in Contemporary Jewry explores relations between Jews and Protestants in modern times. Far from monolithic, Protestantism has innumerable groupings within it, from the loosely organized Religious Society of Friends to the conservative Evangelicals of the Bible Belt, all of which hold a range of views... more...
- Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2004; US$ 50.00
The papers analyze how such intra-Asian flows (re)produce or challenge socio-cultural formations of Western modernity, with relation to gender, sexuality, ethnicity, race and class in Asia, and play a part in constructing national/cultural identities in Asia and in articulating the discursive category of 'Asia'. more...