E-books: Jewish Studies

  • Women in the Hebrew Bible: A Reader book cover

    Women in the Hebrew Bible

    A Reader, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alice Bach

    Women in the Hebrew Bible presents the first one-volume overview covering the interpretation of women's place in man's world within the Hebrew Bible or Old Testament. Written by the major scholars in the field of biblical studies and literary theory, these essays examine attitudes toward women and…

    eBook – 2013-10-31

  • Folklare Of The Jews book cover

    Folklare Of The Jews

    1st Edition

    By Rappoport

    First published in 2007. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    eBook – 2013-10-28

  • American Jewish Life, 1920-1990: American Jewish History book cover

    American Jewish Life, 1920-1990

    American Jewish History, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jeffrey S. Gurock

    First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    eBook – 2013-10-23
    American Jewish History

  • Refugees and Cultural Transfer to Britain book cover

    Refugees and Cultural Transfer to Britain

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stefan Manz, Panikos Panayi

    This book is the first to focus specifically upon the relationship between refugees and intercultural transfer over an extensive period of time. Since circa 1830, a series of groups have made their way to Britain, beginning with exiles from the failed European revolutions of the mid-nineteenth…

    eBook – 2013-10-18

  • Studies of the Holocaust: Lessons in Survivorship book cover

    Studies of the Holocaust

    Lessons in Survivorship, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roberta R Greene

    It has been more than sixty years since the end of World War II and the liberation of the survivors of the Holocaust. Since then, many rich personal and historical accounts have been written of the horrific events of those times. Mental health workers have strived to give survivors solace for their…

    eBook – 2013-10-18

  • Multiculturalism and the Jews book cover

    Multiculturalism and the Jews

    1st Edition

    By Sander Gilman

    In this powerful and wide-ranging study, Sander Gilman explores the idea of 'the multicultural' in the contemporary world, a question he frames as the question of the relationship between Jews and Muslims. How do Jews define themselves, and how are they in turn defined, within the global struggles…

    eBook – 2013-10-14

  • Religion and Democratizations book cover

    Religion and Democratizations

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jeffrey Haynes

    This book examines key debates on religion and democratization from three main perspectives: Religious traditions have core elements which are more or less conducive to democratization and democracy; Religious traditions may be multi-vocal – but at any moment there may be dominant voices more or…

    eBook – 2013-09-13
    Democratization Special Issues

  • Islamic Attitudes to Israel book cover

    Islamic Attitudes to Israel

    1st Edition

    Edited by Efraim Karsh, P.R. Kumaraswamy

    This book draws on the research of some of the leading scholars in the fields of Jewish-Islamic relations, the Israeli-Arab conflict and political Islam. These highly topical essays examine the relationship between Israel and the Islamic world from both a thematic and geo-strategic perspective.…

    eBook – 2013-09-13

  • A Minyan of Women: Family Dynamics, Jewish Identity and Psychotherapy Practice book cover

    A Minyan of Women

    Family Dynamics, Jewish Identity and Psychotherapy Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Beverly A. Greene, Dorith Brodbar

    This book explores the diverse manner in which family dynamics shaped Jewish identities in ways that were unique and directly connected to their experiences within their families of origin. Highlighted is the diversity of experience of ethnic identity within members of a group of women who are…

    eBook – 2013-09-13

  • Zionism book cover


    1st Edition

    By David Engel

    Zionism is an international political movement that was originally dedicated to the resettlement of Jewish people in the Promised Land, and is now synonymous with support for the modern state of Israel. This addition to the Short Histories of Big Ideas series looks at the controversial and topical…

    eBook – 2013-09-13
    Short Histories of Big Ideas

  • Philosophy and Rabbinic Culture: Jewish Interpretation and Controversy in Medieval Languedoc book cover

    Philosophy and Rabbinic Culture

    Jewish Interpretation and Controversy in Medieval Languedoc, 1st Edition

    By Gregg Stern

    Philosophy and Rabbinic Culture is a study of the great, and curiously underappreciated, engagement of a Medieval European Jewish community with the philosophic tradition. This lucid description of the Languedocian Jewish community's multigenerational cultivation of - and acculturation to -…

    eBook – 2013-09-05
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • The Social Life of the Hebrews (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    The Social Life of the Hebrews (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Edward Day

    First published in 1901, this study of the social life of the Hebrews considers both the time of the judges and the time of the monarchy. Written in a popularly scientific style, designed to appeal to students of ancient Middle East and biblical history as well as the general reader, this work…

    eBook – 2013-09-05
    Routledge Revivals

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