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Third Walpurgis Night The Complete Text
ISBN: HB: 9780300236002, Yale University Press, August 2020
320 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 1 black&white illus.
Now available in English for the first time, Austrian satirist and polemicist Karl Kraus's "Third Walpurgis Night" was written in immediate response to the Nazi seizure of power in 1933 but withheld from publication for fear of reprisals against Jews...
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Jewish Christianity The Making of the Christianity-Judaism Divide
ISBN: HB: 9780300180138, Yale University Press, August 2020
320 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm
In this provocative work, Matt Jackson-McCabe argues that the concept of Jewish Christianity represents an enduring legacy of Christian apologetics. Freethinkers of the English Enlightenment created the category of Jewish Christianity as a means of i...
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Jews of Eighteenth-Century Jamaica A Testamentary History of a Diaspora in Transition
ISBN: HB: 9780300238815, Yale University Press, August 2020
312 pp., 21.6x13.9 cm
Based on last wills and testaments composed by Jamaican Jews between 1673 and 1815, this book explores the social and familial experiences of one of the most critical yet understudied nodes of the Atlantic Portuguese Jewish Diaspora. Stanley Mirvis e...
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Lions' Den Zionism and the Left from Hannah Arendt to Noam Chomsky
ISBN: PB: 9780300251845, ISBN: HB: 9780300222982, Yale University Press, July 2020
400 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
In this lively intellectual history of the political Left, cultural critic Susie Linfield investigates how eight prominent twentieth-century intellectuals struggled with the philosophy of Zionism, and then with Israel and its conflicts with the Arab...
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Stan Lee A Life in Comics
ISBN: HB: 9780300230345, Yale University Press, June 2020
224 pp., 21x14.6 cm, 36 black&white illus.
Few artists have had as much of an impact on American popular culture as Stan Lee. The characters he created – Spider-Man and Iron Man, the X-Men and the Fantastic Four – occupy Hollywood's imagination and production schedules, generate billions at t...
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Christians Who Became Jews Acts of the Apostles and Ethnicity in the Roman City
ISBN: HB: 9780300247893, Yale University Press, June 2020
240 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm
When considering Jewish identity in Acts of the Apostles, scholars have often emphasized Jewish and Christian religious difference, an emphasis that masks the intersections of civic, ethnic, and religious identifications in antiquity. Christopher Str...
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Jews and the Reformation
ISBN: HB: 9780300186291, Yale University Press, June 2020
288 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm, 16 black&white illus.
In this rich, wide-ranging, and meticulously researched account, Kenneth Austin examines the attitudes of various Christian groups in the Protestant and Catholic Reformations towards Jews, the Hebrew language, and Jewish learning. Martin Luther's wri...
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Houdini The Elusive American
ISBN: HB: 9780300230796, Yale University Press, May 2020
232 pp., 21x14.6 cm, 27 black&white illus.
In 1916, the war in Europe having prevented a tour abroad, Harry Houdini wrote a film treatment for a rollicking motion picture. Though the movie was never made, its title, "The Marvelous Adventures of Houdini: The Justly Celebrated Elusive American"...
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Posen Library of Jewish Culture and Civilization Volume 8: Crisis and Creativity between World Wars, 1918-1939
ISBN: HB: 9780300135527, Yale University Press, May 2020
1392 pp., 25.4x20.3 cm, 67 colour illus., 37 black&white illus.
An anthology of Jewish culture between the world wars, the editors' selections convey the variety, breadth, and depth of Jewish creativity in those tempestuous decades. Despite – or perhaps because of – external threats, Jews vigorously fought over r...
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Theodor Herzl The Charismatic Leader
ISBN: HB: 9780300180404, Yale University Press, April 2020
256 pp., 21x14.6 cm, 1 black&white illus.
The life of Theodor Herzl (1860-1904) was as puzzling as it was brief. How did this cosmopolitan and assimilated European Jew become the leader of the Zionist movement? How could he be both an artist and a statesman, a rationalist and an aesthete, a...
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