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ISBN: 9781781680834 - The Invention of the Land of Israel The Invention of the Land of Israel
Shlomo Sand

ISBN10: 1781680833  ISBN13: 9781781680834
Publisher: Verso Books
Edition: 2nd Revised edition
Format: Paperback
Publication date: 25 Mar 2014
Groundbreaking new work from the controversial author of The Invention of the Jewish People What is a homeland? When does it become a national territory? Why have so many people been willing to die for such places throughout the twentieth century? More

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ISBN: 9780871407405 - The Short, Strange Life of Herschel Grynszpan The Short, Strange Life of Herschel Grynszpan
Jonathan Kirsch

ISBN10: 087140740X  ISBN13: 9780871407405
Publisher: W W Norton & Co Ltd Liveright Publishing Corporation
Format: Paperback
Publication date: 11 Mar 2014
On the 75th anniversary of Kristallnacht comes this untold story of a teenager whose act of defiance would have dire international consequences. On the morning of November 7, 1938, Herschel Grynszpan, a desperate seventeen-year-old Jewish refugee... More

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ISBN: 9780674281387 - The Ambiguity of Virtue Bestseller The Ambiguity of Virtue
Bernard Wasserstein

ISBN10: 0674281381  ISBN13: 9780674281387
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Format: Hardback
Publication date: 07 Mar 2014
Working with the Nazi-appointed Jewish Council in Amsterdam, Gertrude van Tijn helped many Jews escape. But she faced difficult moral choices. Some called her a heroine; others, a collaborator. Bernard Wasserstein's haunting narrative draws... More

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ISBN: 9781906764548 - Rethinking European Jewish History Rethinking European Jewish History
Jeremy Cohen, Moshe Rosman

ISBN10: 1906764549  ISBN13: 9781906764548
Publisher: The Littman Library of Jewish Civilization
Format: Paperback
Publication date: 06 Mar 2014
This timely volume suggests a new framework for the study of Jewish history and helps to contextualize it within the mainstream of historical scholarship. Europe has changed greatly in the last century. Political, social, and ideological... More

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ISBN: 9780300205848 - Jews and Words Jews and Words
Amos Oz, Fania Oz-Salzberger

ISBN10: 0300205848  ISBN13: 9780300205848
Publisher: Yale University Press
Format: Paperback
Publication date: 04 Mar 2014
Why are words so important to Jews? The authors roams the gamut of Jewish history to explain the integral relationship of Jews and words. Framing the discussion within such topics as continuity, women, timelessness and individualism... More

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ISBN: 9781922247339 - Emancipation Emancipation
Michael Goldfarb

ISBN10: 1922247332  ISBN13: 9781922247339
Publisher: Scribe Publications
Format: Paperback
Publication date: 06 Feb 2014
For almost 500 years, the Jews of Europe were kept apart, confined to ghettos or tiny villages in the countryside. Then, in one extraordinary moment in the French Revolution, the Jews of France were emancipated. Soon the ghetto gates were opened... More

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ISBN: 9781107634152 - Russians, Jews, and the Pogroms of 1881-1882 Russians, Jews, and the Pogroms of 1881-1882
John Doyle Klier

ISBN10: 1107634156  ISBN13: 9781107634152
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Format: Paperback
Publication date: 30 Jan 2014
Comprehensive new history of the anti-Jewish pogrom crisis in the Russian Empire of 1881-2 by a leading authority in the field. Anti-Jewish pogroms rocked the Russian Empire in 1881-2, plunging both the Jewish community and the imperial... More

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ISBN: 9780814770689 - An Unusual Relationship An Unusual Relationship
Yaakov Ariel

ISBN10: 0814770681  ISBN13: 9780814770689
Publisher: New York University Press
Format: Hardback
Publication date: 14 Jan 2014
Offers a fascinating, comprehensive analysis of the roots, manifestations, and consequences of evangelical Christians' interest in the Jews It is generally accepted that Jews and evangelical Christians have little in common. Yet special alliances... More

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ISBN: 9780226061689 - Dreamland of Humanists Dreamland of Humanists
Emily J Levine

ISBN10: 022606168X  ISBN13: 9780226061689
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press University of Chicago Press
Format: Hardback
Publication date: 10 Jan 2014
Called by Heinrich Heine a city of dull and culturally limited merchants where poets only go to die, Hamburg would seem an improbable setting for a major new intellectual movement. This title clarifies the social, political, and economic pressures... More

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ISBN: 9780199334094 - Mendoza the Jew Mendoza the Jew
Ronald Schechter, Liz Clarke

ISBN10: 0199334099  ISBN13: 9780199334094
Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
Format: Paperback
Publication date: 09 Jan 2014
"Mendoza the Jew combines graphic history with primary documentation and contextual information to analyze and explore issues of nationalism, identity, culture, and historical methodology through the life story of Daniel Mendoza, a poor Sephardic... More