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New Perspectives in American Jewish History A Documentary Tribute to Jonathan D. Sarna
ISBN: HB: 9781684580521, University of Chicago Press, Brandeis University Press, July 2021
328 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 10 halftones
Widely regarded as today's foremost American Jewish historian, Jonathan D. Sarna had a huge impact on the academy. Sarna's influence is perhaps nowhere more apparent than among his former doctoral students – a veritable "Sarna diaspora" of over three...
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£76,00
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Cultural Disjunctions Post-Traditional Jewish Identities
ISBN: HB: 9780226784861, University of Chicago Press, July 2021
144 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 1 halftone
The identity of contemporary Jews is multifaceted, no longer necessarily defined by an observance of the Torah and God's commandments. Indeed, the Jews of modernity are no longer exclusively Jewish. They are affiliated with a host of complementary an...
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£22,00
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Hermann Cohen Writings on Neo-Kantianism and Jewish Philosophy
ISBN: PB: 9781684580439, ISBN: HB: 9781684580422, University of Chicago Press, Brandeis University Press, July 2021
275 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
Hermann Cohen (1842-1918) was among the most accomplished Jewish philosophers of modern times – if not the single most significant. But his work has not yet received the attention it deserves. This newly translated collection of his writings – most o...
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£24,00
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£72,00
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Fragile Finitude A Jewish Hermeneutical Theology
ISBN: HB: 9780226764153, University of Chicago Press, April 2021
208 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
The world we engage with is a vibrant collage brought to consciousness by language and our creative imagination. It is in the symbolic forms of language that the human world of value is revealed, and it is there that religious scholar Michael Fishban...
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£28,00
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Hadassah An American Story
ISBN: HB: 9781684580378, University of Chicago Press, Brandeis University Press, April 2021
160 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 24 halftones
Born in Prague to Holocaust survivors, Hadassah Lieberman and her family immigrated in 1949 to the United States. She went on to earn a BA from Boston University in government and dramatics and an MA in international relations and American government...
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£23,00
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Sephardic Trajectories Archives, Objects, and the Ottoman Jewish Past in the United States
ISBN: PB: 9786057685360, University of Chicago Press, Koc University Press, April 2021
256 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 40 halftones
Sephardic Trajectories brings together scholars of Ottoman history and Jewish studies to discuss how family heirlooms, papers, and memorabilia help us conceptualize the complex process of migration from the Ottoman Empire to the United States. To con...
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£16,00
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Instant Pot Kosher Cookbook: 100 Recipes to Nourish Body and Soul
ISBN: PB: 9781454937531, GMC Group, Sterling, April 2021
224 pp., 22.9x20.3 cm, colour illus.
Welcome to the first Instant Pot cookbook to feature kosher food. Paula Shoyer has expertly developed a robust array of both traditional and contemporary kosher recipes for the king of all kitchen appliances: the Instant Pot! Jewish food and the Inst...
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£18,99
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Jewish Decadence Jews and the Aesthetics of Modernity
ISBN: PB: 9780226581088, ISBN: HB: 9780226580920, University of Chicago Press, March 2021
304 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 41 halftones
As Jewish writers, artists, and intellectuals made their way into Western European and Anglo-American cultural centers, they encountered a society obsessed with decadence. An avant-garde movement characterized by self-consciously artificial art and l...
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£24,00
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£76,00
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Vendulka Flight to Freedom
ISBN: PB: 9788024646534, University of Chicago Press, Karolinum Press, March 2021
200 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 36 halftones
Not for sale in the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic! So many lives were cut short by the Holocaust, many with no trace to leave behind for future generations to remember. Vendulka tells the story of a single scrap of remembrance – a candid p...
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£16,00
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Posen Library of Jewish Culture and Civilization, Volume 9 Catastrophe and Rebirth, 1939-1973
ISBN: HB: 9780300188530, Yale University Press, January 2021
1088 pp., 25.4x20.3 cm, 115 colour illus., 83 black&white illus.
Volume 9 of the Posen Library covers the years 1939 to 1973, a period that editors Kassow and Roskies call "one of the most tragic and dramatic in Jewish history". Organized geographically and then by genre, this book details Jewish cultural and inte...
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£150,00
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