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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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Comparative Dictionary of Raute and Rawat Tibeto-Burman Languages of the Central Himalayas
ISBN: HB: 9780674984349, Harvard University Press, January 2019
295 pp., 25.4x17.8 cm, 24 colour illus., 64 line lliustrations, 7 maps
Raute and Rawat are endangered languages belonging to the Raji-Raute language cluster within the large Sino-Tibetan family of languages spoken across Asia. The Raute and Rawat people are forest foragers in the central Himalayan region, living by hunt...
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Guardian of a Dying Flame Sariputra (c. 1335-1426) and the End of Late Indian Buddhism
ISBN: HB: 9780674984356, Harvard University Press, January 2019
450 pp., 25.4x17.8 cm,
Arthur McKeown presents the first full-length analysis of the continuation of Buddhism in India after the thirteenth century. This study describes later Indian Buddhism through a detailed examination of the life of Œariputra (c. 1335-1426), the last...
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Word Embodied The Jeweled Pagoda Mandalas in Japanese Buddhist Art
ISBN: HB: 9780674983861, Harvard University Press, July 2018
300 pp., 25.4x17.8 cm, 90 colour illus.
In this study of the Japanese jeweled pagoda mandalas, Halle O'Neal reveals the entangled realms of sacred body, beauty, and salvation. Much of the previous scholarship on these paintings concentrates on formal analysis and iconographic study of thei...
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£54,00
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Radical Love Teachings from the Islamic Mystical Tradition
ISBN: HB: 9780300225815, Yale University Press, July 2018
336 pp., 19.7x12.7 cm,
At a time when the association of Islam with violence dominates headlines, this beautiful collection offers us a chance to see a radically different face of the Islamic tradition. It traces a soaring, poetic, popular tradition that celebrates love fo...
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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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Justice and Leadership in Early Islamic Courts
ISBN: HB: 9780674984219, Harvard University Press, July 2018
260 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 2 colour illus., 1 line illus., 1 map
This book presents an in-depth exploration of the administration of justice during Islam's founding period, 632-1250 CE. Inspired by the scholarship of Roy Parviz Mottahedeh and composed in his honor, this volume brings together ten leading scholars...
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£32,00
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Burned Alive Bruno, Galileo and the Inquisition
ISBN: HB: 9781780238968, Reaktion Books, June 2018
304 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 21 illus.
In 1600 the Catholic Inquisition condemned the philosopher Giordano Bruno for his heretical beliefs. He was then burned alive in a public place in Rome. Historians, scientists and teachers usually deny that Bruno was condemned for his beliefs about t...
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People's Zion Southern Africa, the United States, and a Transatlantic Faith-Healing Movement
ISBN: HB: 9780674737785, Harvard University Press, June 2018
368 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 16 halftones, 2 maps
In "The People's Zion", Joel Cabrita tells the transatlantic story of Southern Africa's largest popular religious movement, Zionism. It began in Zion City, a utopian community established in 1900 just north of Chicago. The Zionist church, which promo...
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