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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 43 new and published books in the subject of Jewish Studies — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Cosmopolitanism, Nationalism and the Jews of East Central Europe

    Edited by Michael L. Miller, Scott Ury

    Since ancient times, Jews have had a long and tangled relationship to cosmopolitanism. Torn between a longstanding commitment to other Jews and the pressure to integrate into various host societies, many Jews have sought a third, seemingly neutral option, that of becoming citizens of the world:...

    Published July 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Jewish World in the Time of Jesus

    By Charles Guignebert

    Originally published between 1920-70,The History of Civilization was a landmark in early twentieth century publishing. It was published at a formative time within the social sciences, and during a period of decisive historical discovery. The aim of the general editor, C.K. Ogden, was to summarize...

    Published October 30th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Jewish Blood

    Reality and metaphor in history, religion and culture

    Edited by Mitchell Hart

    Series: Routledge Jewish Studies Series

    This book deals with the Jewish engagement with blood: animal and human, real and metaphorical. Concentrating on the meaning or significance of blood in Judaism, the book moves this highly controversial subject away from its traditional focus, exploring how Jews themselves engage with blood and its...

    Published February 26th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Revisiting Jewish Spain in the Modern Era

    Edited by Daniela Flesler, Tabea Alexa Linhard, Adrián Pérez Melgosa

    This innovative volume offers fresh perspectives and directions on the intersection of Hispanic and Jewish studies. It shows how 'Jewishness' has played a crucial role in Spanish political, social, and cultural developments in the modern era, exploring the effects of the multiple material and...

    Published February 12th 2013 by Routledge

  5. The Quest for Jewish Assimilation in Modern Social Science

    By Amos Morris-Reich

    Series: Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

    The transformation of the human sciences into the social sciences in the third part of the 19th century was closely related to attempts to develop and implement methods for dealing with social tensions and the rationalization of society. This book studies the connections between academic...

    Published March 12th 2012 by Routledge

  6. The Politics of Loss and Trauma in Contemporary Israeli Cinema

    By Raz Yosef

    Series: Routledge Advances in Film Studies

    The last decade has marked the growing visibility and worldwide interest in Israeli cinema. Films such as Walk on Water, Or, My Treasure, Beaufort and Waltz with Bashir have been commercially and critically successful both in Europe and the United States and have won a number of prestigious...

    Published May 5th 2011 by Routledge

  7. The Jews of Ethiopia

    The Birth of an Elite

    Edited by Tudor Parfitt, Emanuela Trevisan Semi

    Series: Routledge Jewish Studies Series

    This book offers the results of the most recent research carried out in European and Israeli universities on Ethiopian Jews. With a special focus on Europe and the role played by German, English and Italian Jewish communities in creating a new Jewish Ethiopian identity, it investigates such...

    Published July 28th 2010 by Routledge

  8. The Image of the Black in Jewish Culture

    A History of the Other

    By Abraham Melamed

    Series: Routledge Jewish Studies Series

    The evolving image of the Black in the history of Jewish culture is being traced here in the conceptual framework of recent post-modern theories of the 'other'. The study focuses on the mechanisms by which an ethno-religious minority group considered by the dominant majority to be the inferior '...

    Published July 19th 2010 by Routledge

  9. Art in Zion

    The Genesis of Modern National Art in Jewish Palestine

    By Dalia Manor

    Series: Routledge Jewish Studies Series

    Art in Zion deals with the link between art and national ideology and specifically between the artistic activity that emerged in Jewish Palestine in the first decades of the twentieth century and the Zionist movement. In order to examine the development of national art in Jewish Palestine, the...

    Published June 24th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Jewishness and Masculinity from the Modern to the Postmodern

    By Neil R. Davison

    Series: Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

    This study examines the impact of racial, gender, and religious constructs of Jewish masculinity on a select group of male writers including George Du Maurier, Theodor Herzl, Ernest Hemingway, James Joyce, and Philip Roth during the Modernist and Postmodern eras. In reading the work of these...

    Published June 23rd 2010 by Routledge