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Jews outside of Palestine

  • Czechs, Germans, Jews?by Č; Kateř apkovŠ; ina

    Berghahn Books 2012; US$ 34.95

    The phenomenon of national identities, always a key issue in the modern history of Bohemian Jewry, was particularly complex because of the marginal differences that existed between the available choices. Considerable overlap was evident in the programs of the various national movements and it was possible to change one's national identity or even... more...

  • Jewish Cultural Nationalismby David Aberbach

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95

    Jewish Cultural Nationalism explores the development of Jewish nationalism from the Bible to modern times, focusing on particular movements and places as well as texts which signified, or themselves brought about, change: the Bible (Hebrew prayer book), and the modern Hebrew literature, particularly in Tsarist Russia. While the influence of the... more...

  • The European Jews, Patriotism and the Liberal State 1789-1939by David Aberbach

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    The fragility of the liberal democratic state after 1789 is illustrated in the history of the European Jews from the French Revolution to the Holocaust. Emancipation and hope of emancipation amongst the European Jewish population created a plethora of Jewish identities and forms of patriotism. This book takes the original approach of studying European... more...

  • Caledonian Jewsby Nathan Abrams

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2009; US$ 45.00

    This is the first full history of the Jews in Scotland who lived outside Edinburgh and Glasgow. The work focuses on seven communities from the borders to the highlands: Aberdeen, Ayr, Dundee, Dunfermline, Falkirk, Greenock, and Inverness. Each of these communities was of sufficient size and affluence to form a congregation with a functional synagogue... more...

  • Saharan Jews and the Fate of French Algeriaby Sarah Abrevaya Stein

    University of Chicago Press 2014; US$ 85.00

    The history of Algerian Jews has thus far been viewed from the perspective of communities on the northern coast, who became, to some extent, beneficiaries of colonialism.  But to the south, in the Sahara, Jews faced a harsher colonial treatment. In Saharan Jews and the Fate of French Algeria , Sarah Abrevaya Stein asks why the Jews of Algeria?s... more...

  • The Genealogical Scienceby Nadia Abu El-Haj

    University of Chicago Press 2012; US$ 30.00

    The Genealogical Science  analyzes the scientific work and social implications of the flourishing field of genetic history. A biological discipline that relies on genetic data in order to reconstruct the geographic origins of contemporary populations?their histories of migration and genealogical connections to other present-day groups?this... more...

  • The Business of Identityby Phillip Ackerman-Lieberman

    Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 65.00

    The Cairo Geniza is the largest and richest store of documentary evidence for the medieval Islamic world. This book seeks to revolutionize the way scholars use that treasure trove. Phillip I. Ackerman-Lieberman draws on legal documents from the Geniza to reconceive of life in the medieval Islamic marketplace. In place of the shared practices broadly... more...

  • Jews and Gender in Liberation Franceby K. H. Adler

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 42.00 US$ 34.44

    A new look at France during and after the German occupation in World War II. more...

  • Jewish Emigration from the Yemen 1951-98by Reuben Ahroni

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    The Yemeni Jewish remnants have triggered so much interest on the part of so many western governments and humanitarian organizations, to an extent that is quite rare. The story of the Yemeni Jewish remnants is distinct from that of their brethren who emigrated to Israel during Operation Magic Carpet (1949-51). Before and during Operation Magic Carpet,... more...

  • Israeli Exceptionalismby M.Shahid Alam

    Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2009; US$ 90.00

    This book discusses the small band of European Zionists, who entered the world stage in late 19th century, determined to create a Jewish state and considers how, at that time in Europe, Jewish-Gentile frictions were local problems, whilst today in Israel they have come to form the pivot of global conflict. more...