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Claude Jutra: Filmmaker

Jim Leach - Biography & Autobiography - 1999 - 306 pages
Although Claude Jutra has been widely acclaimed, there has been surprisingly little critical literature about his work. Best known as the director of Mon oncle Antoine, often ...
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The Jews of Medieval Islam: Community, Society, and Identity : Proceedings ...

Daniel H. Frank, Institute of Jewish Studies (London, England) - History - 1995 - 357 pages
A collection of fifteen articles on the communal, social, and intellectual life of medieval Jewry in Islamic lands. This volume depicts a civilization unified in its languages ...
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Judaea and Mediterranean Politics: 219 to 161 B.C.E.

Dov Gera - History - 1998 - 362 pages
This book analyzes the antecedents to the Maccabean revolt and the initial phases of the rebellion against the background of contemporary Hellenistic and Roman history. This ...
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The Road to Redemption: The Jews of the Yemen, 1900-1950

Tudor Parfitt - History - 1996 - 299 pages
This book examines new and fascinating archive material on the Jews of Yemen 1900-50. Oppressed by Islamic law and by new political resentments they were persuaded by push and ...
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Karaite Marriage Documents from the Cairo Geniza: Legal Tradition and ...

Judith Olszowy-Schlanger - Social Science - 1998 - 522 pages
The edition and linguistic, palaeographic and legal analysis of 65 marriage documents preserved in the Cairo Geniza shed a unique light on the socio-economic and intellectual ...
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A History of Jewish Gynaecological Texts in the Middle Ages

Rn Barqy - History - 1998 - 241 pages
This study fills a major gap in the history of medicine, namely the history of medieval Hebrew medicine, in particular of Jewish women's medicine. A general introduction to the ...
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Jewish Economy in the Medieval Crown of Aragon, 1213-1327: Money and Power

Yom Tov Assis - History - 1997 - 261 pages
This is a seminal study of the economic history of the Jewish community of Aragon, covering a period of about 125 years from the beginning of the thirteenth century until 1327 ...
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