From Mesopotamia to modernity : ten introductions to Jewish history and literature / edited by Burton L. Visotzky and David E. Fishman.

From Mesopotamia to Modernity is a one volume introduction to both Jewish history and literature from its earliest times up to the present. Leading experts in each field of Jewish history and literature contribute original and comprehensive essays introducing their subjects. Beginning readers will l...

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Visotzky, Burton L., Fishman, David E., 1957-
Format: Book
Published: Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, 1999.
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Table of Contents:
  • The Hebrew Bible / Ora Horn Prouser
  • Jewish history and culture in the Hellenistic Period / Albert I. Baumgarten
  • Judaism under Roman domination: from the Hasmoneans through the destruction of the second temple / Shaye J.D. Cohen
  • The literature of the rabbis / Burton L. Visotzky
  • The history of medieval Jewry / Robert Chazan
  • Medieval Jewish literature / Raymond P. Scheindlin
  • Medieval Jewish philosophy / Warren Zev Harvey
  • Modern Jewish history / David E. Fishman
  • History of Soviet Jewry / Zvi Gitelman
  • Modern Jewish literature / David G. Roskies.