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publishers’ Eastern and Central European representation

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Disraeli The Novel Politician
ISBN: HB: 9780300137514, Yale University Press, April 2019
288 pp., 21x14.6 cm, 1 black&white illus.
Lauded as a "great Jew", excoriated by antisemites, and one of Britain's most renowned prime ministers, Benjamin Disraeli has been widely celebrated for his role in Jewish history. But is the perception of him as a Jewish hero accurate? In what ways...
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£16,00
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Refugees or Migrants Pre-Modern Jewish Population Movement
ISBN: HB: 9780300218572, Yale University Press, February 2019
256 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
For millennia, Jews and non-Jews alike have viewed forced population movement as a core aspect of the Jewish experience. This involuntary Jewish wandering has been explained as the result of divine punishment, or as a response to maltreatment of Jews...
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£30,00
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Beyond the Nation-State The Zionist Political Imagination from Pinsker to Ben-Gurion
ISBN: HB: 9780300230130, Yale University Press, January 2019
320 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
The Jewish nation-state has often been thought of as Zionism's end goal. In this bracing history of the idea of the Jewish state in modern Zionism, from its beginnings in the late nineteenth century until the establishment of the state of Israel, Dmi...
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£30,00
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Specter Haunting Europe The Myth of Judeo-Bolshevism
ISBN: HB: 9780674047686, Harvard University Press, November 2018
368 pp., 21x14 cm
The first comprehensive account of the evolution and exploitation of the Judeo-Bolshevik myth, from its origins to the present day. For much of the twentieth century, Europe was haunted by a threat of its own imagining: Judeo-Bolshevism. This myth –...
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£21,00
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When Christians Were Jews The First Generation
ISBN: HB: 9780300190519, Yale University Press, October 2018
272 pp., 21x14 cm, 2 black&white illus.
How did a group of charismatic, apocalyptic Jewish missionaries, working to prepare their world for the impending realization of God's promises to Israel, end up inaugurating a movement that would grow into the gentile church? Committed to Jesus's pr...
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£20,00
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T. G. Masaryk and the Jewish Question
ISBN: PB: 9788024638799, Karolinum Press, October 2018
300 pp., 20.3x12.7 cm, 25 halftones
Not for sale in the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic! In this book, Milos Pojar traces the development and transformation of the opinions about Jews and Judaism of the first Czechoslovak president, T. G. Masaryk. Pojar describes the key event...
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£17,00
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Jerome Robbins A Life in Dance
ISBN: HB: 9780300197594, Yale University Press, October 2018
216 pp., 21x14.6 cm, 1 black&white illus.
Jerome Robbins (1918-1998) was born Jerome Wilson Rabinowitz and grew up in Weehawken, New Jersey, where his Russian-Jewish immigrant parents owned the Comfort Corset Company. Robbins, who was drawn to dance at a young age, resisted the idea of joini...
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Our American Israel The Story of an Entangled Alliance
ISBN: HB: 9780674737624, Harvard University Press, October 2018
368 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 19 photos
An essential account of America's most controversial alliance that reveals how the United States came to see Israel as an extension of itself, and how that strong and divisive partnership plays out in our own time. "Our American Israel" tells the st...
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£21,00
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Menasseh ben Israel Rabbi of Amsterdam
ISBN: HB: 9780300224108, Yale University Press, August 2018
312 pp., 21x14.6 cm, 1 black&white illus.
Menasseh ben Israel (1604-1657) was among the most accomplished and cosmopolitan rabbis of his time, and a pivotal intellectual figure in early modern Jewish history. He was one of the three rabbis of the "Portuguese Nation" in Amsterdam, a community...
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Moses Mendelssohn's Hebrew Writings
ISBN: HB: 9780300229028, Yale University Press, July 2018
560 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
German Jewish philosopher Moses Mendelssohn (1729-1786) was one of the most influential thinkers of the Enlightenment. Until now, attention was focused on Mendelssohn's German works – such as his groundbreaking "Jerusalem" – which have been duly tran...
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£35,00
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