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- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 145.00
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- University of Chicago Press 2012; US$ 27.50
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...
- 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...
- The Text Publishing Company 2010; US$ 27.95
She is a healthy seventy-one-year-old woman. He is a dying eighty-two-year-old man. This couple, who have been united through the horrors of twentieth-century Europe, and through the joys of love and family, cannot live up to the vows they made nearly fifty years ago to stay together 'until death do us part': they will die as one, never to be parted.... more...
- Wallstein Verlag 2012; US$ 28.62
Hauptbeschreibung Im Gegensatz zu der noch immer vertretenen Auffassung, Antisemitismus habe in der Selbstdarstellung und Wahrnehmung der NSDAP vor 1933 nur am Rande eine Rolle gespielt, zeigt Hannah Ahlheims Studie, wie die Nationalsozialisten auf regionaler Ebene bereits wšhrend der Weimarer Republik antisemitische Boykotte offen und selbstbewusst... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 190.00
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...