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The Resource Cultures of the Jews : a new history, edited by David Biale

Cultures of the Jews : a new history, edited by David Biale

Label
Cultures of the Jews : a new history
Title
Cultures of the Jews
Title remainder
a new history
Statement of responsibility
edited by David Biale
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A collection of essays by twenty-three international scholars sheds new light on the history of the Jews from biblical times to the modern day and explores the fundamental question of Jewish culture and identity at each period in history, in three chronological sections--Mediterranean Origins, Diversities of Diaspora, and Modern Encounters
Action
Committed to retain
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
DS102.95
LC item number
.C85 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1949-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Biale, David
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  • Jews
  • Jews
  • Judaism
  • Joden
  • Cultuur
  • Judentum
  • Kultur
  • Juden
  • Jews
  • Jews
  • Judaism
Label
Cultures of the Jews : a new history, edited by David Biale
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Volume 1 (Mediterranean Origins): Imagining the birth of ancient Israel: national metaphors in the Bible / Ilana Pardes -- Israel among the nations: biblical culture in the ancient Near East / Ronald S. Hendel -- Hellenistic Judaism / Erich S. Gruen -- Jewish culture in Greco-Roman Palestine / Eric M. Meyers -- Confronting a Christian empire: Jewish culture in the world of Byzantium / Oded Irshai -- Babylonian Rabbinic culture / Isaiah Gafni -- Jewish culture in the formative period of Islam / Reuven Firestone
  • Volume 2 (Diversities of Diaspora): Merchants and intellectuals, rabbis and poets: Judeo-Arabic culture in the golden age of Islam / Raymond P. Scheindlin -- A letter to a wayward teacher: the transformations of Sephardic culture in Christian Iberia / Benjamin R. Gampel -- A Jewish-Christian symbiosis: the culture of early Ashkenaz / Ivan G. Marcus -- Innovative tradition: Jewish culture in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth / Moshe Rosman -- Families and their fortunes: the Jews of early modern Italy / Elliott Horowitz -- Bom Judesmo: the Western Sephardic Diaspora / Yosef Kaplan -- Childbirth and magic: Jewish Folklore and material culture / Shalom Sabar
  • Volume 3 (Modern Encounters): Urban visibility and biblical visions: Jewish culture in Western and Central Europe in the modern age / Richard I. Cohen -- A journey between worlds: East European Jewish culture from the partitions of Poland to the Holocaust / David Biale -- The Ottoman Diaspora: the rise and fall of Ladino literary culture / Aron Rodrigue -- Multicultural visions: the cultural tapestry of the Jews of North Africa / Lucette Valensi -- Challenges to tradition: Jewish cultures in Yemen, Iraq, Iran, Afghanistan, and Bukhara / Yosef Tobi -- Religious interplay on an African stage: Ethiopian Jews in Christian Ethiopia / Hagar Salamon -- Locus and language: Hebrew culture in Israel, 1890-1990 / Ariel Hirschfeld -- The "other" Israel: folk cultures in the Modern state of Israel / Eli Yassif -- Declarations on independence: American Jewish culture in the twentieth century / Stephen J. Whitfield
Control code
49226067
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed
Extent
xxxiii, 1196 p.
Isbn
9780805241310
Lccn
2002023008
Other physical details
ill
System control number
(OCoLC)49226067
Label
Cultures of the Jews : a new history, edited by David Biale
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Volume 1 (Mediterranean Origins): Imagining the birth of ancient Israel: national metaphors in the Bible / Ilana Pardes -- Israel among the nations: biblical culture in the ancient Near East / Ronald S. Hendel -- Hellenistic Judaism / Erich S. Gruen -- Jewish culture in Greco-Roman Palestine / Eric M. Meyers -- Confronting a Christian empire: Jewish culture in the world of Byzantium / Oded Irshai -- Babylonian Rabbinic culture / Isaiah Gafni -- Jewish culture in the formative period of Islam / Reuven Firestone
  • Volume 2 (Diversities of Diaspora): Merchants and intellectuals, rabbis and poets: Judeo-Arabic culture in the golden age of Islam / Raymond P. Scheindlin -- A letter to a wayward teacher: the transformations of Sephardic culture in Christian Iberia / Benjamin R. Gampel -- A Jewish-Christian symbiosis: the culture of early Ashkenaz / Ivan G. Marcus -- Innovative tradition: Jewish culture in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth / Moshe Rosman -- Families and their fortunes: the Jews of early modern Italy / Elliott Horowitz -- Bom Judesmo: the Western Sephardic Diaspora / Yosef Kaplan -- Childbirth and magic: Jewish Folklore and material culture / Shalom Sabar
  • Volume 3 (Modern Encounters): Urban visibility and biblical visions: Jewish culture in Western and Central Europe in the modern age / Richard I. Cohen -- A journey between worlds: East European Jewish culture from the partitions of Poland to the Holocaust / David Biale -- The Ottoman Diaspora: the rise and fall of Ladino literary culture / Aron Rodrigue -- Multicultural visions: the cultural tapestry of the Jews of North Africa / Lucette Valensi -- Challenges to tradition: Jewish cultures in Yemen, Iraq, Iran, Afghanistan, and Bukhara / Yosef Tobi -- Religious interplay on an African stage: Ethiopian Jews in Christian Ethiopia / Hagar Salamon -- Locus and language: Hebrew culture in Israel, 1890-1990 / Ariel Hirschfeld -- The "other" Israel: folk cultures in the Modern state of Israel / Eli Yassif -- Declarations on independence: American Jewish culture in the twentieth century / Stephen J. Whitfield
Control code
49226067
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed
Extent
xxxiii, 1196 p.
Isbn
9780805241310
Lccn
2002023008
Other physical details
ill
System control number
(OCoLC)49226067

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