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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 34.95
Conflict between the Israelis and the Palestinians has been ongoing since the creation of the state of Israel, a conflict revolving around land-ownership, water politics, human rights, and religious rights. 'Shalom/Salaam/Peace' examines the realities of life in contemporary Israel/Palestine, with its politics, wars, security wall, settlements and... 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...
- University of California Press 2012; US$ 34.95
Too often, the study of Israel/Palestine has focused on elite actors and major events. Struggle and Survival in Palestine/Israel takes advantage of new sources about everyday life and the texture of changes on the ground to put more than two dozen human faces on the past and present of the region. With contributions from a leading cast of scholars... more...
- Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 134.99
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...
- Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 114.99
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$ 129.99
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 1998; US$ 144.99
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...
- 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...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 22.99
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...