Stanford Studies in Jewish History and Culture

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  1. A History of the Grandparents I Never Had
    Ivan Jablonka's grandparents' lives ended long before his began: although Matès and Idesa Jablonka were his family, they were perfect strangers. When he set out to uncover their story, Jablonka had little to work with. Neither... Learn More
    Published: 11th May 2016
    Hardback | £14.99
  2. Clepsydra
    A study of the emergence of unified dating, calculation of elapsed time to establish an era from the creation of the world, this book is a historical challenge to the prejudice saying that Jews dismissed history after the destruction... Learn More
    Published: 13th April 2016
    Hardback | £65.00
  3. Suddenly, the Sight of War
    The book explores the drama of the Hebrew poetry coping with the violence of the Holocaust and the Israel-Arab war.... Learn More
    Published: 24th February 2016
    Hardback | £60.00
  4. The Full Severity of Compassion
    The Full Severity of Compassion is both a modular retrospective of Yehuda Amichai's poetric project and a reassessment–by attending closely to the theory embedded in the poetry–of major issues in contemporary literary studies,... Learn More
    Published: 9th December 2015
    Hardback | £56.00
  5. Yosef Haim Brenner
    Based on previously unexploited primary sources, this is the first comprehensive biography of Yosef Haim Brenner, one of the pioneers of Modern Hebrew literature. Born in 1881 to a poor Jewish family in Russia, Brenner published... Learn More
    Published: 17th December 2014
    Hardback | £69.00
  6. The Jews and the Bible
    Despite its deceptively simple title, this book ponders the thorny issue of the place of the Bible in Jewish religion and culture. By thoroughly examining the complex link that the Jews have formed with the Bible, Jewish scholar... Learn More
    Published: 26th November 2014
    Hardback | £69.00
    Paperback | £19.99
  7. An Early Self
    What role has Jewish intellectual culture played in the development of modern Romance literature? Susanne Zepp seeks to answer this question through an examination of five influential early modern texts written between 1499 and... Learn More
    Published: 19th November 2014
    Hardback | £60.00
  8. Jewish Rights, National Rites
    In its full-color poster for elections to the All-Russian Jewish Congress in 1917, the Jewish People's Party depicted a variety of Jews in seeking to enlist the support of the broadest possible segment of Russia's Jewish population.... Learn More
    Published: 29th October 2014
    Hardback | £90.00
    Paperback | £28.99
  9. Emissaries from the Holy Land
    For Jews in every corner of the world, the Holy Land has always been central. But that conviction was put to the test in the eighteenth century when Jewish leaders in Palestine and their allies in Istanbul sent rabbinic emissaries... Learn More
    Published: 1st October 2014
    Hardback | £60.00
  10. Memoirs of a Grandmother
    This is the second volume of an unabridged, critical edition of Pauline Wengeroff's Memoirs of a Grandmother, the only full-scale memoir by a woman to chronicle Russian Jewish society's shift from traditionalism to modernity through... Learn More
    Published: 17th September 2014
    Hardback | £56.00
  11. Sephardi Lives
    This ground-breaking documentary history contains over 150 primary sources originally written in 15 languages by or about Sephardi Jews. Designed for use in the classroom, these documents offer students an intimate view of how... Learn More
    Published: 27th August 2014
    Hardback | £77.00
    Paperback | £24.99
  12. A Question of Tradition
    The first comprehensive, comparative study of women poets in Yiddish, A Question of Tradition shows the important role that women Yiddish poets played in the creation of Jewish literary tradition.... Learn More
    Published: 23rd July 2014
    Hardback | £60.00
  13. Mediterranean Enlightenment
    This study of Jewish responses to Enlightenment ideals and political reforms, focused on the prominent Mediterranean community of Livorno, illuminates dynamics of integration and separation that complicate narratives about the... Learn More
    Published: 18th June 2014
    Hardback | £60.00
  14. An Unpromising Land
    Promised Land questions the prevailing assumption that Eastern European Jews were motivated by Zionism to immigrate to Palestine in the early twentieth century.... Learn More
    Published: 11th June 2014
    Hardback | £60.00
  15. Jewish Spain
    Hardback | £60.00
  16. Jewish Pasts, German Fictions
    This is a study of German historical novels about Jewish history from the 1800s through the Holocaust.... Learn More
    Published: 19th March 2014
    Hardback | £60.00
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