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  • Inheriting the Holocaustby Paula S. Fass

    Rutgers University Press 2008; US$ 28.95

    In Inheriting the Holocaust , Paula S. Fass explores her own past as the daughter of Holocaust survivors to reflect on the nature of history and memory. Her journey through time and relationships begins when she travels to Poland and locates birth certificates of the murdered siblings she never knew. Recovering her family’s story provides Fass with... more...

  • On Modern Jewish Politicsby Ezra Mendelsohn

    Oxford University Press, USA 1993; US$ 49.99

    This book is a concise guide to and analysis of the complexities of modern Jewish politics in the interwar European and American diaspora. "Jewish politics" refers to the different and opposing visions of the Jewish future as formulated by various Jewish political parties and organizations and their efforts to implement their programs and... more...

  • Anne Frankby David Colbert

    Aladdin 2009; US$ 7.99

    Bestselling author David Colbert creates a new form of biography as he examines the life of Anne Frank by looking at the ten most important days of her life. You're about to be an eyewitness to ten crucial days in Anne Frank's life, including: A wrenching decision to flee Germany A chilling letter that sent her family into hiding The gift of... more...

  • The A to Z of Zionismby Rafael Medoff; Chaim I. Waxman

    Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 41.50

    Although 60 years have now passed since the establishment of Israel, many of the political and religious factions that made up the Zionist movement in the pre-state era remain active. The A to Z of Zionism_through its chronology, maps, introductory essay, bibliography, and over 200 cross-referenced dictionary entries on crucial persons, organizations,... more...

  • Historical Dictionary of the Gulf Arab Statesby Malcolm C. Peck

    Scarecrow Press 2007; US$ 133.00

    The second edition of the Historical Dictionary of the Gulf Arab States comes at a time when the world's attention is riveted on the Middle East. The small states covered in this volume_Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE)_possess about 20 percent of the world's total oil reserves. Beyond the strategic and economic importance... more...

  • The Lure of Anti-Semitismby Michel Wieviorka

    BRILL 2007; US$ 70.00

    This book is the first scientific study of present-day French anti-Semitism. As from the beginning of the 21st century France has been witness to a renewal of anti-Semitism which owes as much to internal developments in French society as to global factors and in particular to the conflict in the Middle East. more...

  • Achaemenid Culture and Local traditions in Anatolia, Southern Caucasus and Iranby Askold Ivantchik; Vakhtang Licheli

    BRILL 2007; US$ 130.00

    This book contains articles concerning relationship between the ‘imperial’ culture of the Achaemenids and local traditions, including a publication of the unique painting from Tatarl? in Western Anatolia and the results of recent excavations in the Southern Caucasus and Iran. Originally published as issue 3-4 of Volume 13 (2007) of Brill's journal... more...

  • The Origin of the Indo-Iraniansby Elena E. Kuz'mina; J.P. Mallory

    BRILL 2007; US$ 212.00

    Here then is the fruit of Elena Kuz'mina's life-long quest for the Indo-Iranians. Already its predecessor (Otkuda prishli indoarii, published in 1994) was considered the most comprehensive analysis of the origins of the Indo-Iranians ever published, but in this new, significantly expanded edition (edited by J.P. Mallory) we find an encyclopaedic account... more...

  • Mekka in the Latter Part of the 19th Centuryby C. Snouck Hurgronje; J.H. Monahan

    BRILL 2006; US$ 105.00

    From 1884-1885, Christiaan Snouck Hurgronje stayed in Mecca. He became intimately acquainted with the daily life of the Meccans and the thousands of pilgrims from all over the world. more...

  • Jewish Identity in the Greco-Roman Worldby Jörg Frey; Daniel R. Schwartz

    BRILL 2007; US$ 196.00

    The book addresses critical issues of the formation and development of Jewish identity in the late Second Temple period. How could Jewish identity be defined? What about the status of women and the image of ‘others’? And what about its ongoing influence in early Christianity? more...