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Lupovitch, Howard N
Jews and Judaism in world history / Howard N. Lupovitch
1st ed
London ; New York : Routledge, c2010
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  DS117 .L87 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Jews -- History
Judaism -- History
Physical Description 258 p. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [244]-247) and index
Contents Dimensions of Jewish history -- The world of the Hebrew Bible -- The challenge of Hellenism -- The rise of Rabbinic Judaism -- The Jews of Islam -- The Jews of medieval Christendom -- World Jewry in flux, 1450-1750 -- The age of enlightenment and emancipation, 1750-1880 -- Anti-Semitism and Jewish responses, 1870-1914 -- From renewal to devastation, 1914-1945 -- Jews in the postwar world
Review "This book is a survey of the history of the Jewish people from biblical antiquity to the present, spanning nearly 2,500 years and traversing five continents. Opening with a broad introduction which addresses key questions of terminology and definition, the book's ten chapters then go on to explore Jewish history in both its religious and non-religious dimensions. The book explores the social, political and cultural aspects of Jewish history, and examines the changes and continuities across the whole of the Jewish world throughout its long and varied history."--BOOK JACKET
Series Themes in world history

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