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  • Jewishness and Masculinity from the Modern to the Postmodern

    1st Edition

    By Neil R. Davison

    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…

    Hardback – 2010-06-24
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2010-06-09
    Routledge Critical Studies in Discourse

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2010-03-31
    Jewish Law Annual

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2009-12-21
    Routledge Studies on the Arab-Israeli Conflict

  • Political Theologies in the Holy Land

    Israeli Messianism and its Critics, 1st Edition

    By David Ohana

    This book examines the role of messianism in Zionist ideology, from the birth of the Zionist movement through to the present. Is shows how messianism is not just a religious or philosophical term but a very tangible political practice and theology which has shaped Israeli identity. The author…

    Hardback – 2009-10-15
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2009-10-13
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

  • Communism, Nationalism and Ethnicity in Poland, 1944-1950

    1st Edition

    By Michael Fleming

    This book fills a significant gap in the study of the establishment of communist rule in Poland in the key period of 1944–1950. It shows that nationalism and nationality policy were fundamentally important in the consolidation of communist rule, acting as a crucial nexus through which different…

    Hardback – 2009-08-19
    BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

  • Jews and Judaism in Modern China

    1st Edition

    By M. Avrum Ehrlich

    Jews and Judaism in Modern China explores and compares the dynamics at work in two of the oldest, intact and starkly contrasting civilizations on earth; Jewish and Chinese. The book studies how they interact in modernity and how each civilization views the other, and analyses areas of cooperation…

    Hardback – 2009-08-11
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • Politics and Violence in Israel/Palestine

    Democracy versus Military Rule, 1st Edition

    By Lev Luis Grinberg

    The Israeli regime is a paradox. Considered a democracy, it has no recognized borders and controls the majority of Palestinians by military rule, while the resistance of non-citizen Palestinians exerts major influence over politics and policies. Drawing on detailed academic research and a broad…

    Hardback – 2009-07-22
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

  • Jewish Blood

    Reality and metaphor in history, religion and culture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mitchell Hart

    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…

    Hardback – 2009-05-26
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • Jewish Education and History

    Continuity, crisis and change, 1st Edition

    By Moshe Aberbach

    Moshe Aberbach (1924-2007) was a leading educator and scholar in Jewish studies, specialising in the field of Jewish education in the talmudic period. This book draws on a representative selection of his writings over a fifty year period, and includes essays on Saadia Gaon and Maimonides, coverage…

    Hardback – 2009-05-26
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • 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 -…

    Hardback – 2008-12-23
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

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