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ISBN: 9780870718694 - The Jewish Oregon Story The Jewish Oregon Story
Ellen Eisenberg

ISBN10: 9780870718694  ISBN13: 9780870718694
Publisher: Oregon State University
Format: Paperback
Publication date: 30 Sep 2016
The Jewish Oregon Story traces the history of diverse Jewish Oregonians and their communities during a period of dramatic change. Drawing on archival sources, including a collection of over five hundred oral histories, the book explores how... More

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ISBN: 9780804798440 - Money, Power, and Influence in Eighteenth-Century Lithuania Money, Power, and Influence in Eighteenth-Century Lithuania
Adam Teller

ISBN10: 9780804798440  ISBN13: 9780804798440
Publisher: Stanford University Press
Format: Hardback
Publication date: 21 Sep 2016
"An earlier version of this work was published in Hebrew under the title Kesef, koaoh, ove-hashpaah." It has often been claimed that Jews have a penchant for capitalism and capitalist economic activity. With this book, Adam Teller challenges that... More

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ISBN: 9780691631158 - To the Other Shore To the Other Shore
Steven Cassedy

ISBN10: 9780691631158  ISBN13: 9780691631158
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Format: Hardback
Publication date: 21 Sep 2016
To the Other Shore tells the story of a small but influential group of Jewish intellectuals who immigrated to the United States from the Russian Empire between 1881 and the early 1920s--the era of "mass immigration." This pioneer group of Jewish... More

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ISBN: 9780691632520 - The Jewish Alchemists The Jewish Alchemists
Raphael Patai

ISBN10: 9780691632520  ISBN13: 9780691632520
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Format: Hardback
Publication date: 21 Sep 2016
In this monumental work, Raphael Patai opens up an entirely new field of cultural history by tracing Jewish alchemy from antiquity to the nineteenth century. Until now there has been little attention given to the significant role that Jews played... More

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ISBN: 9780691636061 - German Question/Jewish Question German Question/Jewish Question
Paul Lawrence Rose

ISBN10: 9780691636061  ISBN13: 9780691636061
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Format: Hardback
Publication date: 21 Sep 2016
In this compelling narrative of antisemitism in German thought, Paul Rose proposes a fresh view of the topic. Beginning with an examination of the attitudes of Martin Luther, he challenges distinctions between theologically derived (medieval) and... More

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ISBN: 9780805242461 - Where the Jews Aren't Where the Jews Aren't
Masha Gessen

ISBN10: 9780805242461  ISBN13: 9780805242461
Publisher: Schocken Books
Format: Hardback
Publication date: 15 Sep 2016

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ISBN: 9789652298904 - Sifting Through Ashes Sifting Through Ashes
Bruce Gendelman

ISBN10: 9789652298904  ISBN13: 9789652298904
Publisher: Gefen Publishing House
Format: Hardback
Publication date: 15 Sep 2016
In August 2015, Robert Miller and Bruce Gendelman toured sites of the Holocaust's atrocities. Led by the former Special Envoy to Combat and Monitor Anti-Semitism and a Catholic priest, and accompanied by survivors of the Holocaust, they met... More

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ISBN: 9781503600089 - Jewish Salonica Jewish Salonica
Devin Naar

ISBN10: 9781503600089  ISBN13: 9781503600089
Publisher: Stanford University Press
Format: Paperback
Publication date: 07 Sep 2016
Touted as the "Jerusalem of the Balkans," the Mediterranean port city of Salonica (Thessaloniki) was once home to the largest Sephardic Jewish community in the world. The collapse of the Ottoman Empire and the city's incorporation into Greece in... More

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ISBN: 9781906764944 - Hasidism and Politics Hasidism and Politics
Marcin Wodzinski

ISBN10: 9781906764944  ISBN13: 9781906764944
Publisher: The Littman Library of Jewish Civilization
Format: Paperback
Publication date: 01 Sep 2016
The book analyses the development of political relations between the Kingdom of Poland and the hasidic movement, and demonstrates the distinctively modern character of hasidic political activity. Analysing the political relations between the... More

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ISBN: 9780226368221 - Extraterritorial Dreams Extraterritorial Dreams
Sarah Abrevaya Stein

ISBN10: 9780226368221  ISBN13: 9780226368221
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Format: Paperback
Publication date: 19 Jul 2016
We tend to think of citizenship as something that is either offered or denied by a state. Modern history teaches otherwise. Reimagining citizenship as a legal spectrum along which individuals can travel, "Extraterritorial Dreams" explores the... More