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  • Rabbis of our Time

    Authorities of Judaism in the Religious and Political Ferment of Modern Times

    By Marek Cejka, Roman Koran

    The term ‘rabbi’ predominantly denotes Jewish men qualified to interpret the Torah and apply halacha, or those entrusted with the religious leadership of a Jewish community. However, the role of the rabbi has been understood differently across the Jewish world. While in Israel they control legally…

    Hardback – 2015-10-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • The Name of God in Jewish Thought

    A Philosophical Analysis of Mystical Traditions from Apocalyptic to Kabbalah

    By Michael T Miller

    One of the most powerful traditions of the Jewish fascination with language is that of the Name. Indeed, the Jewish mystical tradition would seem a two millennia long meditation on the nature of name in relation to object, and how name mediates between subject and object. Even within the tide of…

    Hardback – 2015-10-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • Rabbinic Judaism

    Space and Place

    By David Kraemer

    In the aftermath of the conquest of the Holy Land by the Romans and their destruction of the Jerusalem Temple in 70 CE, Jews were faced with a world in existential chaos—both they and their God were rendered homeless. In a religious tradition that had equated Divine approval with peaceful dwelling…

    Hardback – 2015-10-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • The Left, the Right and the Jews

    By W.D. Rubinstein

    First published in 1982, this book examines anti-semitism in the Western world. The author concludes that, fringe neo-Nazi groups notwithstanding, significant anti-semitism is largely a left-wing rather than a right-wing phenomenon. He finds that Jews have reacted to this change in their situation…

    Hardback – 2015-10-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions Racism and Fascism

  • The Politics of Race

    Edited by Ivor Crewe

    This volume, first published in 1975, is concerned with the politics of race relations; it is divided into theoretical, empirical and methodological studies together with an extensive bibliography. A key theme in this volume is to show how the study of race relations can advance beyond traditional…

    Hardback – 2015-10-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions Racism and Fascism

  • The National Front

    By Nigel Fielding

    The National Front was one of the most controversial political parties in Britain. This exploration, first published in 1981, of the NF ideology and its meaning for members is based on a participation observation study which involved the development of relations with its headquarters, and with…

    Hardback – 2015-10-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions Racism and Fascism

  • Fascism

    By Paul M. Hayes

    This book, first published in 1973, sets out to clear away many of the confused ideas and misconceptions concerning the origins and nature of fascism. The first section deals with the intellectual origins of fascism and examines the constituent strands and development of fascist theory, including…

    Hardback – 2015-10-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions Racism and Fascism

  • Fascism in Europe

    Edited by S.J. Woolf

    What was fascism, why did it gain support between the wars, and could it happen again? This collection of essays, published in 1981, by leading authorities on the subject, offers a comprehensive study of European fascism, with a detailed analysis of its roots, its extraordinary strength between the…

    Hardback – 2015-10-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions Racism and Fascism

  • The Social Basis of European Fascist Movements

    Edited by Detlef Mühlberger

    Between 1919 and 1945 most countries in Europe spawned some form of fascism. Some have become considerably more notorious than others: this book, first published in 1987, sets out to analyse the social forces that went into the making of the fascist parties of the major European countries and to…

    Hardback – 2015-10-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions Racism and Fascism

  • Boundaries, Identity and belonging in Modern Judaism

    Edited by Maria Diemling, Larry Ray

    The drawing of boundaries has always been a key part of the Jewish tradition and has served to maintain a distinctive Jewish identity. At the same time, these boundaries have consistently been subject to negotiation, transgression and contestation. The increasing fragmentation of Judaism into…

    Hardback – 2015-09-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • Jewish Migration and the Archive

    Edited by James Jordan, Lisa Leff, Joachim Schlör

    Migration is, and has always been, a disruptive experience. Freedom from oppression and hope for a better life are counter-balanced by feelings of loss – loss of family members, of a home, of personal belongings. Memories of the migration process itself often fade quickly away in view of the new…

    Hardback – 2015-08-24
    Routledge

  • Engaging with a Legacy: Nehemia Levtzion (1935-2003)

    Edited by E. Ann McDougall

    Engaging with a Legacy shows how Nehemia Levtzion shaped our understanding of Islam in Africa and influenced successive scholarly generations in their approach to Islamization, conversion and fundamentalism. The book illuminates his work, career and family life – including his own ‘life vision’ on…

    Paperback – 2015-07-23
    Routledge

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