Studies in Contemporary Jewry: Volume X: Reshaping the Past: Jewish History and the Historians
Institute of Contemporary Jewry, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Dec 29, 1994 - History - 464 pages
Published annually by the Institute of Contemporary Jewry at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, this acclaimed series includes symposia, articles, book reviews, and lists of recent dissertations by major scholars of Jewish history from around the world. This brilliant collection of essays examines the dialogue between Jewish history and historiography in terms of changing national and popular myths, folk memory, and historical consciousness of Jews in modern times. From essays dealing with the origins of Jewish historiography in the 19th century, to its contemporary perspectives and methodologies, this book provides a great overview and varied insights into the field.
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Recently Completed Doctoral Dissertations
Contents for Volume XI
Note on Editorial Policy
Other editions - View all
Alphonse to London American Jewish antisemitism Arab argues assimilation Baron Alphonse Ben-Gurion British central Cohen context critical David David Ben-Gurion diaspora Dinur Dubnow East European elite emancipation essays ethnic Europe example fact French Fuenn Gershom Scholem ghetto Graetz groups Hasidism Haskalah Hebrew University historians historiography Holocaust ibid idem ideological immigrants Institute intellectual Israeli issue Jabotinsky Jerusalem Jewish community Jewish historiography Jewish history Jewish identity Jewish national Jewish politics Jewish Studies Jewry Jews Judaism Kasztner Kibbutz Krochmal Land of Israel leaders leadership literature Mapai maskilic maskilim modern Jewish movement myth Nazi Nazism nineteenth century organization Orthodox Palestine Paris percent period Polish published question Rabbi Rapoport religious Revisionist role Rothschilds Russian sabras scholars scholarship Scholem secular shel Shmuel Shmuel Tamir social society Soviet Tel-Aviv tion Torah traditional Vilna Vyshnegradskii Wissenschaft des Judentums women writing Yiddish Yishuv York Yosef Zion Zionist