Jewish Studies Products

  • Jews and Jazz

    Improvising Ethnicity

    By Charles B Hersch

    Jews and Jazz: Improvising Ethnicity explores the meaning of Jewish involvement in the world of American jazz. It focuses on the ways prominent jazz musicians like Stan Getz, Benny Goodman, Artie Shaw, Lee Konitz, Dave Liebman, Michael Brecker, and Red Rodney have engaged with jazz in order to…

    Paperback – 2016-10-07
    Routledge
    Transnational Studies in Jazz

  • Seafaring and the Jews

    Edited by Nadav Kashtan

    This collection studies Jewish involvement in seafaring from Biblical, through Greco-Roman, Medieval and Early Modern periods to the present. This broad historical perspective allows a closer look at various attitudes of Jews to maritime activities, especially as shipowners and traders in the…

    Paperback – 2016-06-20
    Routledge

  • The Jewish Law Annual Volume 14

    By The Institute of Jewish Law, Boston University of Law

    The volume contains ten articles, including a penetrating analysis of the application of Jewish price fraud law to the workings of the present-day marketplace. Diverse in their scope and focus, the articles address legal, historical, textual, comparative and conceptual questions.The volume…

    Paperback – 2016-05-26
    Routledge
    Jewish Law Annual

  • The Jung-Kirsch Letters

    The Correspondence of C.G. Jung and James Kirsch, 2nd Edition

    By Ann Conrad Lammers

    This book charts Carl Gustav Jung’s 33-year (1928-61) correspondence with James Kirsch, adding depth and complexity to the previously published record of the early Jungian movement. Kirsch was a German-Jewish psychiatrist, a first-generation follower of Jung, who founded Jungian communities in…

    Paperback – 2016-03-01
    Routledge

  • Documents on Ukrainian-Jewish Identity and Emigration, 1944-1990

    By Vladimir Khanin

    This volume provides a unique perspective on the social, cultural and political situation of the Jewish population in postwar Soviet Ukraine. It is based on declassified collections of documents from the Ukrainian central and regional archives.…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge

  • Jewish Identities in Contemporary Europe

    Edited by Andrea Reiter, Lucille Cairns

    Providing an assessment of Jewish identity, this volume presents critical engagements with a number of Jewish writers and filmmakers from a variety of European countries, including Austria, France, Germany, Poland, and the UK. The novels and films discussed explore the meaning of being Jewish in…

    Hardback – 2015-11-30
    Routledge

  • Holocaust Education

    Promise, Practice, Power and Potential

    Edited by E. Doyle Stevick, Deborah L. Michaels

    Holocaust Education: Promise, Practice, Power and Potential provides timely studies of some of the most pressing issues in teaching and learning about the Holocaust around the world. Europe is experiencing both anti-Semitic attacks, many by radicals claiming the banner of Islam, and the resurgence…

    Hardback – 2015-11-30
    Routledge

  • 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

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2015-08-14
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Loss and Trauma in Contemporary Israeli Cinema

    By Raz Yosef

    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…

    Paperback – 2015-06-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • Jewishness and Masculinity from the Modern to the Postmodern

    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…

    Paperback – 2015-04-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

  • Digital Judaism

    Jewish Negotiations with Digital Media and Culture

    Edited by Heidi A Campbell

    In this volume, contributors consider the ways that Jewish communities and users of new media negotiate their uses of digital technologies in light of issues related to religious identity, community and authority. Digital Judaism presents a broad analysis of how and why various Jewish groups…

    Hardback – 2015-04-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion and Digital Culture

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