Jewish Studies Products

  • Sociological Knowledge and Collective Identity

    S. N. Eisenstadt and Israeli Society, 1st Edition

    By Stavit Sinai

    Sociology, emerging in the 19th century as the study of national societies, is the intellectual product of its time, power relations and social imaginaries. As a discursive practice that was enmeshed in the meta-narratives of modernity, the discipline of sociology bears the inherent capacity to…

    Hardback – 2019-04-16 
    Routledge
    International Library of Sociology

  • The Jews

    A History, 3rd Edition

    By John Efron, Steven Weitzman, Matthias Lehmann

    The Jews: A History is a comprehensive and accessible text that explores the religious, cultural, social, and economic diversity of the Jewish people and their faith. Placing Jewish history within its wider cultural context, the book covers a broad time span, stretching from ancient Israel to…

    Paperback – 2018-12-03
    Routledge

  • Comic Books, Graphic Novels and the Holocaust

    Beyond Maus, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ewa Stańczyk

    This book analyses the portrayals of the Holocaust in newspaper cartoons, educational pamphlets, short stories and graphic novels. Focusing on recognised and lesser-known illustrators from Europe and beyond, the volume looks at autobiographical and fictional accounts and seeks to paint a broader…

    Hardback – 2018-09-25
    Routledge

  • Cinematic Reflections on The Legacy of the Holocaust

    Psychoanalytic Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Diana Diamond, Bruce Sklarew

    An international group of psychoanalysts and film scholars address the enduring emotional legacy of the Holocaust in Cinematic Reflections on the Legacy of the Holocaust: Psychoanalytic Perspectives. Particular focus is given to how second and third generation survivors have explored and confronted…

    Paperback – 2018-08-07
    Routledge
    Psychoanalytic Inquiry Book Series

  • Feminist Interrogations of Women's Head Hair

    Crown of Glory and Shame, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sigal Barak-Brandes, Amit Kama

    Feminist scholarship has looked extensively at the perception of the body as a flexible construction of cultural and social dictates, but head hair has been often overlooked. Feminist Interrogations of Women's Head Hair brings new focus to this underrepresented topic through its intersections with…

    Hardback – 2018-06-14
    Routledge

  • Jewish Identities in Contemporary Europe

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge

  • Holocaust Education

    Promise, Practice, Power and Potential, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge

  • Jewish Property After 1945

    Cultures and Economies of Ownership, Loss, Recovery, and Transfer, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jacob Ari Labendz

    Questions arose after 1945, and have persisted, about the ownership of properties which had belonged to Jewish communities before the Second World War, to Holocaust victims and survivors, and to Jewish expellees from the Middle East and North Africa. Studies of these properties have often focused…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31
    Routledge

  • Jewish Migration and the Archive

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2017-05-16
    Routledge

  • Digital Judaism

    Jewish Negotiations with Digital Media and Culture, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2017-03-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion and Digital Culture

  • Jews and Jazz

    Improvising Ethnicity, 1st Edition

    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

    1st Edition

    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

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