Routledge Companions: The Routledge Companion to Jewish History and Historiography

Editor: Bell, Dean Phillip
Publication Year: 2019
Publisher: Routledge

Single-User Purchase Price: $242.00
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ISBN: 978-1-13-819361-1
Category: Religion & Theology - Judaism
Image Count: 18
Book Status: Available
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The Routledge Companion to Jewish History and Historiography provides an overview of Jewish history from the biblical to the contemporary period, while simultaneously placing Jewish history into conversation with the most central historiographical methods and issues and some of the core source materials used by scholars within the field.

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Table of Contents

  • List of figures
  • Acknowledgements
  • List of contributors
  • Introduction - Dean Phillip Bell
  • Part I: Jewish histories
  • 1. The biblical period: society, culture, and demographics - Leonard J. Greenspoon
  • 2. The age of the Bible and Ancient Near East: intellectual developments and highlights - Jacqueline Vayntrub
  • 3. Comparative topics and emerging trends in biblical studies - Anne Knafl
  • 4. Society, culture, and demography of the Jews and Judaism in late antiquity - Gary G. Porton
  • 5. Politics and economics in the rabbinic period - Gary G. Porton
  • 6. The rabbinic period: intellectual developments and highlights - Gary G. Porton
  • 7. The rabbinic period: comparative topics and emerging trends - Gary G. Porton
  • 8. The Middle Ages: society, culture, demography - Katja Vehlow
  • 9. The Middle Ages: economics and politics - Katja Vehlow
  • 10. Medieval intellectual developments and highlights - Katja Vehlow
  • 11. Middle Ages: comparative topics and emerging trends - Katja Vehlow
  • 12. Jewish demography, society, and community in the early modern period - Dean Phillip Bell
  • 13. Early modern economics and politics - Dean Phillip Bell
  • 14. Early modern religious and intellectual developments - Dean Phillip Bell
  • 15. Early modern comparative topics and emerging trends - Dean Phillip Bell
  • 16. Modernity: intellectual developments and highlights - Alan Levenson
  • 17. Modern Jewish society, politics, and culture - Dean Phillip Bell
  • 18. Emerging and comparative trends in modern Jewish history: beyond exceptionalism - Michal Rose Friedman
  • 19. Contemporary Jewish demography, society, and culture: secularization and its discontents - Ellen LeVee
  • 20. A new moment in time: the unraveling of the contemporary Jewish civic enterprise—contexts and comparisons - Steven Windmueller
  • 21. Contemporary Jewish politics and historiography: the case of the BDS movement - Ellen Cannon
  • Part II: Sources for Jewish history
  • 22. Archaeology, papyri, inscriptions - Mary E. Buck
  • 23. Visual arts and Jewish historiography - Jodi Kornfeld
  • 24. Material culture - Laura Leibman
  • 25. Rabbinic writings - Vernon H. Kurtz
  • 26. The sources of Jewish philosophy - Aaron W. Hughes
  • 27. Polemics and apologetics - Katja Vehlow
  • 28. The Genizah as a source for Jewish history - Benjamin Outhwaite
  • 29. Inquisition records - Dean Phillip Bell
  • 30. Non-Jewish records - Dean Phillip Bell
  • 31. Literature as a source for Jewish history - Ross Brann
  • 32. Sermons - Vernon H. Kurtz
  • 33. Correspondence and letters - Asher Salah
  • 34. Autobiographies and memoirs - Tali Berner
  • 35. Memorybooks - Joshua Shanes
  • 36. Jewish press and periodicals - Joshua Shanes
  • Part III: Historiography
  • 37. Social and cultural history - Dean Phillip Bell
  • 38. Sociology and demography in modern Jewish history: toward a unified history - Amos Morris-Reich
  • 39. Women's and gender studies: historiographical trends - Judith R. Baskin
  • 40. Historical materialism and Marxist history - Leonid Grinin
  • 41. Economic history - Mark Koyama
  • 42. Jewish politics: history and historiographical implications - Simon Rabinovitch
  • 43. Zionism and new Israeli history - Rachel Fish
  • 44. Jewish history, intellectual history, and the history of ideas - Carsten Schapkow
  • 45. Postmodernism, Jewish history, and Jewish historiography - Dean Phillip Bell
  • 46. Communications and media history - Yoel Cohen
  • 47. Oral history: the case of Holocaust survivor testimonies - Elliot Lefkovitz
  • 48. Public history and Jewish history - Dean Phillip Bell
  • Part IV: Resources
  • Timeline
  • Glossary