Stanford Studies in Jewish History and Culture

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  1. The Modernity of Others
    The book traces how German and French Jews employed anti-Catholic polemics to create their own visions of modernity, national belonging, and proper religiosity from the Enlightenment to the early twentieth century.... Learn More
    Published: 6th November 2013
    Hardback | £60.00
  2. Mixing Musics
    This book traces the mixing of musical styles across 20th and 21st-century Istanbul and argues that the Turkish and Ottoman Jewry formed a single genre.... Learn More
    Published: 24th July 2013
    Hardback | £77.00
    Paperback | £22.99
  3. Nineteenth-Century Jewish Literature
    This volume opens our eyes to a dynamic world of Jewish literature in nineteenth-century Europe.... Learn More
    Published: 15th May 2013
    Hardback | £87.00
    Paperback | £25.99
  4. A Jewish Life on Three Continents
    An annotated edition of a memoir that relates a fascinating life story and contains a wealth of historical information about late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century Jewish life in Eastern Europe, America, and Israel.... Learn More
    Published: 8th May 2013
    Hardback | £60.00
  5. Nathan Birnbaum and Jewish Modernity
    A pioneering biography of Nathan Birnbaum, one of the central but largely forgotten founders of Zionism, leader in Jewish nationalism, and theoretician of Orthodox political activism.... Learn More
    Published: 9th January 2013
    Hardback | £65.00
  6. The Jews of Pinsk, 1881 to 1941
    The story of the turbulent final sixty years of an important, and in many ways representative, Eastern European Jewish community.... Learn More
    Published: 9th January 2013
    Hardback | £69.00
  7. A Goy Who Speaks Yiddish
    The book explores the Christian interest in and engagement with the Yiddish language and literature in early modern Germany (ca. 1500–1750).... Learn More
    Published: 7th November 2012
    Hardback | £60.00
  8. No Justice in Germany
    The diaries of Willy Cohn chronicle the progressive constriction and eventual destruction of Jewish life in Breslau, Germany, under the Nazis.... Learn More
    Published: 10th October 2012
    Hardback | £69.00
  9. In History's Grip
    In History's Grip is a study of three novels by Philip Roth—American Pastoral, I Married a Communist, and The Human Stain—showing that they are built upon the notion of history as disruptive for individuals, cities, and nations... Learn More
    Published: 15th August 2012
    Hardback | £47.00
  10. Barricades and Banners
    This book examines the impact of the Revolution of 1905 on the nature and contours of community and self among Jews (and Poles) in Warsaw, Europe's largest Jewish center at the turn of the century.... Learn More
    Published: 8th August 2012
    Hardback | £65.00
  11. Sephardism
    Arguing that the Sephardic experience played a much more vital role in the development of modern nationalism and literary history than has been generally acknowledged, this book demonstrates how modern writers from Europe, the... Learn More
    Published: 11th April 2012
    Hardback | £47.00
  12. Pledges of Jewish Allegiance
    This book examines legal opinions from nineteenth- and twentieth-century Orthodox rabbis on what constitutes legitimate conversion to Judaism and argues that the array of disparate views indicates that these rabbis were not only... Learn More
    Published: 18th January 2012
    Hardback | £33.00
  13. A Jewish Voice from Ottoman Salonica
    Hardback | £82.00
    Paperback | £25.99
  14. Sanctuary in the Wilderness
    The effort to create a serious Hebrew literature in the United States in the years around World War I is one of the best kept secrets of American Jewish history. Hebrew had been revived as a modern literary language in nineteenth-century... Learn More
    Published: 14th December 2011
    Hardback | £64.00
  15. How Strange the Change
    This is a revolutionary work in the study of Yiddish literature and post-colonial theory, offering a new methodology for comparative research, a new definition of literary modernism, and an unprecedented juxtaposition of Jewish... Learn More
    Published: 14th September 2011
    Hardback | £56.00
  16. Music from a Speeding Train
    Music from a Speeding Train challenges the view that there was no Jewish culture in the Soviet Union by exploring over one hundred Russian and Yiddish works from the 1920s to the turn of the 21st century.... Learn More
    Published: 15th August 2011
    Hardback | £56.00
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