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Studies in Contemporary Jewry

Volume X: Reshaping the Past: Jewish History and the Historians

Studies in Contemporary Jewry by Jonathan Frankel
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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 in terms of changing national and popular myths, folk memory, and historical consciousness of Jews in modern times. From essays dealing with the origins of Jewish historiography in the 19th century, to its contemporary perspectives and methodologies, this book provides a great overview and varied insights into the field.
Institute of Contemporary Jewry, Hebrew University of Jerusalem; December 1994
456 pages; ISBN 9780195357608
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Title: Studies in Contemporary Jewry
Author: Jonathan Frankel