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  • Population and Revenue in the Towns of Palestine in the Sixteenth Centuryby Bernard Lewis; Amnon Cohen

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 32.95 US$ 29.98

    Surveying the population and revenue of six Palestinian cities?Jerusalem, Hebron, Gaza, Ramie, Nabulus, and Safed?in the sixteenth-century, Amnon Cohen and Bernard Lewis consider the numbers, composition, and distribution of the Muslim, Christian, and Jewish population, and discuss the different headings of revenue, the manner of assessment and collection,... more...

  • The Art of the Possibleby M. Reisman

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 29.95 US$ 27.25

    The Art of the Possible takes a hard look at the present play of forces in the Middle East. In full awareness of the historical, political, social, and psychological dimensions of the enmities of the region?and its most critical flashpoint, the Arab- Israeli conflict?it seeks realistic answers to the question "What can be done?" For each of the... more...

  • Politics and Society in Modern Israelby Adam Garfinkle

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    With full coverage of recent dramatic events in Israeli politics from the Rabin assassination through the May 1996 elections, this work provides an up-to-date introduction to Israeli politics and society. It seeks to convey a strong sense of everyday life in Israel, the nuances and contradictions of Israeli identity, the ethnic composition and institutional... more...

  • Aaronsohn's Mapsby Patricia Goldstone

    Counterpoint 2015; US$ 15.99

    Aaron Aaronsohn was one of the most extraordinary figures in the early struggle to create a homeland for the Jewish people. Brought to Palestine at age five, as a young man Aaronsohn was a rugged adventurer who became convinced during years of solo explorations that water should govern the region's fate. He compiled both the area?s first detailed... more...

  • The Modern Jewish Experienceby Jack Wertheimer

    NYU Press 1993; US$ 27.00

    The pace of scholarly research and academic publication in fields of Judaica has quickened dramatically in the second half of the twentieth century. The major consumers and producers of this new scholarship are found in Jewish Studies programs that have proliferated at institutions of higher learning around the world since the 1960s. From the vantage... more...

  • H V Evatt and the Establishment of Israelby Daniel Mandel

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 67.95

    The Minister for External Affairs, and the dominant force in the formation of Australian foreign policy for a crucial decade in the battle over Palestine (1941-1949), Herbert Vere Evatt played a central role in the Australian political response to Zionism and the conflict in Palestine. This book, which uses a variety of primary sources from Australia,... more...

  • Studies in Contemporary Jewryby Jonathan Frankel

    Institute of Contemporary Jewry, Hebrew University of Jerusalem 1994; US$ 169.99

    Published annually by the Institute of Contemporary Jewry at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, this acclaimed series includes symposia, articles, book reviews, and lists of recent dissertations by major scholars of Jewish history from around the world. This brilliant collection of essays examines the dialogue between Jewish history and historiography... more...

  • Life of Josephusby S.N. Mason

    BRILL 2003; US$ 85.00

    Mason, a specialist on Josephus (he teaches classics and religious studies at York U. in Toronto, Canada), produced a magisterial translation of the historian's autobiography, first published by Brill in 2001. This paperback edition reprints the cloth original, in which the translation is accompanied by Mason's extensive commentary presented in the more...

  • The place of the law in the religion of ancient Israelby M. Weinfeld

    BRILL 2004; US$ 92.00

    Over a hundred years ago, Wellhausen attempted to prove that the Priestly legal sections of the Pentateuch reflect postexilic Judaism and must be considered a deviation from the prophetic religion preceding it. In this study, Weinfeld points out the fallacies in Wellhausen's thesis, making a case for the antiquity of the Priestly Code. Particular a more...

  • Scars of War, Wounds of Peaceby Shlomo Ben-Ami

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 15.99

    An insightful and thorough account of the Arab-Israeli conflict ranges from the birth of Israel to the present day, told from firsthand knowledge of the major characters and events, written by a former high-ranking Israeli official. more...