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  • Early Medieval Jewish Policy in Western Europeby Bernard S. Bachrach

    University of Minnesota Press 1977; US$ 67.50

    This is the first study of early medieval Jewish policy in the West which examines the nature of this policy from the perspective and aims of its formulators. As the author points out, most specialists in Jewish history have been dominated by what the historian Salo Baron has called the ?lachrymose conception,? a view which emphasized persecution and... more...

  • Israelby Donald J. Zeigler; Charles F. Gritzner

    Infobase Publishing 2006; US$ 30.00

    Since the establishment of the state of Israel in 1948 by a United Nations mandate, the Middle East has been a flashpoint of conflict between the world's only Jewish state and the Palestinians, who lost their land because of the UN partition. This volume helps students explore the culture, geography, economy, and government of the state of Israel. more...

  • Complete Works of Josephus, Flaviusby MobileReference 2008; US$ 9.99

    Complete interlinked edition. Includes contemporary maps, timelines, family trees, coinage, and units of measure, as well as modern view of history and analysis of Josephus works. Josephus fought the Romans in the First Jewish-Roman War as a Jewish military leader in Galilee. After the the Romans invaded, killing thousands, Josephus and one of his... more...

  • Zionist Israel and Apartheid South Africaby Amneh Badran

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95

    This book is a comparison of two ethnic-national "apartheid" states ? South Africa and Israel ? which have been in conflict, and how internal dissent has developed. In particular it examines the evolution of effective white protest in South Africa and explores the reasons why comparably powerful movements have not emerged in Israel. The book reveals... more...

  • Studies in Josephus and the Varieties of Ancient Judaismby Joshua J. Schwartz; Shaye J.D. Cohen

    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...

  • Modern Judaism and Historical Consciousnessby Andreas Gotzmann; Christian Wiese

    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...

  • Making Historyby Zuleika Rodgers

    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...

  • History Upside Downby David Meir-Levi

    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...

  • Reconstructing Jihad amid Competing International Normsby Halim Rane

    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...

  • Hope Fulfilled, The: The Rise of Modern Israelby Leslie Stein

    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...