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The Invention Of The Land Of Israel

ISBN 10 : 9781844679478
ISBN 13 : 1844679470

What is a homeland, and when does it become a national territory? Why have so many people been willing to die for them throughout the twentieth century? What is the essence of the ..


The Invention Of The Jewish People

ISBN 10 : 9781844676231
ISBN 13 : 1844676234

"Anyone interested in understanding the contemporary Middle East should read this book." Tony Judt --..


The Words And The Land

ISBN 10 : 1584350962
ISBN 13 : 9781584350965

How the work of Israeli writers today reflects the foundation myths of a Jewish state...


The Invention Of Ancient Israel

ISBN 10 : 9781317799160
ISBN 13 : 131779916X

Argues that ancient Israel has been invented by scholars in the image of a European nation state, influenced by the Israeli state created in 1948; Biblical scholars have contibuted..


The Invention Of Hebrew

ISBN 10 : 9780252078354
ISBN 13 : 0252078357

The Invention of Hebrewis the first book to approach the Bible in light of recent findings on the use of the Hebrew alphabet as a deliberate and meaningful choice. Seth L. Sanders ..


A History Of Palestine

ISBN 10 : 9780691150079
ISBN 13 : 0691150079

It is impossible to understand Palestine today without a careful reading of its distant and recent past. But until now there has been no single volume in English that tells the his..


How I Stopped Being A Jew

ISBN 10 : 178168698X
ISBN 13 : 9781781686980

Shlomo Sand was born in 1946, in a displaced person's camp in Austria, to Jewish parents; the family later migrated to Palestine. As a young man, Sand came to question his Jewish i..