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Levenson, Alan T.

The Wiley-Blackwell History of Jews and Judaism

Levenson, Alan T. - The Wiley-Blackwell History of Jews and Judaism, ebook

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In The Wiley-Blackwell History of Jews and Judaism, a team of internationally-renowned scholars offer a comprehensive and authoritative overview of Jewish life and culture, from the biblical period to contemporary times.
  • Provides a comprehensive and authoritative overview of the main periods and themes of Jewish history, from Biblical Israel, through medieval and early modern periods, to Judaism since the Holocaust, the Arab-Israeli conflict, and Judaism today
  • Brings together an international team of established and emerging scholars across a range of disciplines
  • Discusses how to present Judaism - to both non-Jews and Jews - as a religious system on its own terms and with its own unique vocabulary
  • Explores the latest scholarship on a range of issues, including folk practices, politics, economic structure, the relationship of Judaism to Christianity, and the nature of Zionism diaspora and its implications for contemporary Israel
  • Considers Jewish historiography and the lives of ordinary people, the achievements of Jewish women, and the sustained interaction of Jews within the environments they inhabited
  • Edited by a leading scholar in Jewish studies and history

Keywords: Judaism, Zionism, diaspora, Hebrew, Bible, Israel, culture, Holocaust, historiography, Jewish Studies, women, Arab

Author(s)
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2012
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
The Wiley-Blackwell Histories of Religion
Page amount
712 pages
Category
Religions
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781118232910
Printed ISBN
9781405196376

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