E-books: Jewish Studies

  • The Global Impact of the Protocols of the Elders of Zion: A Century-Old Myth book cover

    The Global Impact of the Protocols of the Elders of Zion

    A Century-Old Myth, 1st Edition

    Edited by Esther Webman

    The Protocols of the Elders of Zion has attracted the interest of politicians and academicians, and generated extensive research, since the tract first appeared in the early twentieth century. Despite having repeatedly been discredited as a historical document, and in spite of the fact that it…

    eBook – 2012-03-29
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • War and Peace in Jewish Tradition: From the Biblical World to the Present book cover

    War and Peace in Jewish Tradition

    From the Biblical World to the Present, 1st Edition

    Edited by Yigal Levin, Amnon Shapira

    The transition between the reality of war and a hope for peace has accompanied the Jewish people since biblical times. However, the ways in which both concepts are understood have changed many times over the ages, and both have different implications for an independent nation in its own land than…

    eBook – 2012-03-15
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • Jesus among the Jews: Representation and Thought book cover

    Jesus among the Jews

    Representation and Thought, 1st Edition

    Edited by Neta Stahl

    For almost two thousand years, various images of Jesus accompanied Jewish thought and imagination: a flesh-and-blood Jew, a demon, a spoiled student, an idol, a brother, a (failed) Messiah, a nationalist rebel, a Greek god in Jewish garb, and more. This volume charts for the first time the…

    eBook – 2012-02-23
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • After the Holocaust: Challenging the Myth of Silence book cover

    After the Holocaust

    Challenging the Myth of Silence, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Cesarani, Eric J. Sundquist

    For the last decade scholars have been questioning the idea that the Holocaust was not talked about in any way until well into the 1970s. After the Holocaust: Challenging the Myth of Silence is the first collection of authoritative, original scholarship to expose a serious misreading of the past on…

    eBook – 2011-09-29

  • Landscapes of Holocaust Postmemory book cover

    Landscapes of Holocaust Postmemory

    1st Edition

    By Brett Ashley Kaplan

    How do the spaces of the past stay with us through representations—whether literary or photographic? How has the Holocaust registered in our increasingly globally connected consciousness? What does it mean that this European event is often used as an interpretive or representational touchstone for…

    eBook – 2011-01-13
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • The Routledge History of the Holocaust book cover

    The Routledge History of the Holocaust

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jonathan C. Friedman

    The genocide of Jewish and non-Jewish civilians perpetrated by the German regime during World War Two continues to confront scholars with elusive questions even after nearly seventy years and hundreds of studies. This multi-contributory work is a landmark publication that sees experts renowned in…

    eBook – 2010-12-15
    Routledge Histories

  • Collaboration with the Nazis: Public Discourse after the Holocaust book cover

    Collaboration with the Nazis

    Public Discourse after the Holocaust, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roni Stauber

    This book examines the changes in representing collaboration, during the Holocaust, especially in the destruction of European Jewry, in the public discourse and the historiography of various countries in Europe that were occupied by the Germans, or were considered, at least during part of the war,…

    eBook – 2010-09-13
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • Metaphor, Nation and the Holocaust: The Concept of the Body Politic book cover

    Metaphor, Nation and the Holocaust

    The Concept of the Body Politic, 1st Edition

    By Andreas Musolff

    This book is the first to provide a cognitive analysis of the function of biological/medical metaphors in National Socialist racist ideology and their background in historical traditions of Western political theory. Its main arguments are that the metaphor of the German nation as a body that needed…

    eBook – 2010-08-13
    Routledge Critical Studies in Discourse

  • The Jewish Law Annual Volume 18 book cover

    The Jewish Law Annual Volume 18

    1st Edition

    Edited by Berachyahu Lifshitz

    Volume 18 of The Jewish Law Annual contains six comprehensive articles on various aspects of Jewish law. Three articles address family law. One addresses the painful issue of the plight of the wife whose husband withholds conjugal relations. In a marriage where relations are withheld, the wife may…

    eBook – 2010-04-05
    Jewish Law Annual

  • The Political Right in Israel: Different Faces of Jewish Populism book cover

    The Political Right in Israel

    Different Faces of Jewish Populism, 1st Edition

    By Dani Filc

    This book takes a fresh look at the trajectories of Israeli politics since the election of Likud in 1977, examining how right wing parties have adopted populist policies in order to carve out an identity and win support at the polls. As such it demonstrates how populism has become a hugely…

    eBook – 2009-12-18
    Routledge Studies on the Arab-Israeli Conflict

  • Plurality and Citizenship in Israel: Moving Beyond the Jewish/Palestinian Civil Divide book cover

    Plurality and Citizenship in Israel

    Moving Beyond the Jewish/Palestinian Civil Divide, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dan Avnon, Yotam Benziman

    Israel's political process is too often framed in terms of a dichotomy between Jewish and Arab/Palestinian citizens of the state, a framing which perpetuates political inequality and consequent injustices. This book focuses on the conflict within Israel and the role played by modern states in…

    eBook – 2009-12-17
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

  • Intra-Jewish Conflict in Israel: White Jews, Black Jews book cover

    Intra-Jewish Conflict in Israel

    White Jews, Black Jews, 1st Edition

    By Sami Shalom Chetrit

    This is the first book in English to examine the Mizrahi Jews (Jews from the Muslim world) in Israel, focussing in particular on social and political movements such as the Black Panthers and SHAS. The book analyses the ongoing cultural encounter between Zionism and Israel on one side and Mizrahi…

    eBook – 2009-10-16
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

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