Jewish Studies: A Theoretical Introduction

Jewish Studies: A Theoretical Introduction

by Andrew Bush
     
 

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Jewish Studies, the first volume in a groundbreaking new series, Key Words in Jewish Studies, introduces the basic approach of the series by organizing discussion around key concepts in the field that have emerged over the last two centuries: history and science, race and religion, self and community, identity and memory. The book is oriented by

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Jewish Studies, the first volume in a groundbreaking new series, Key Words in Jewish Studies, introduces the basic approach of the series by organizing discussion around key concepts in the field that have emerged over the last two centuries: history and science, race and religion, self and community, identity and memory. The book is oriented by contemporary critical theory, especially feminist and postcolonial studies, and the multidisciplinary approaches of cultural studies.

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Jewish Book World

"This short book is a highly theoretical exploration of how to engage in original and erudite Jewish studies. It encourages the reader to seek new avenues for source material and develop innovative analytical models to better understand the Jewish experience."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813554204
Publisher:
Rutgers University Press
Publication date:
02/28/2013
Series:
Key Words in Jewish Studies Series, #1
Edition description:
First Paperback Edition
Pages:
166
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

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