Zakhor

Zakhor

by Yosef Hayim Yerushalmi
     
 

ISBN-10: 0295975199

ISBN-13: 9780295975191

Pub. Date: 12/13/2005

Publisher: University of Washington Press

"Mr. Yerushalmi’s previous writings... established him as one of the Jewish community’s most important historians. His latest book should establish him as one of its most important critics. Zakhor is historical thinking of a very high order - mature speculation based on massive scholarship." - New York Times Book Review

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"Mr. Yerushalmi’s previous writings... established him as one of the Jewish community’s most important historians. His latest book should establish him as one of its most important critics. Zakhor is historical thinking of a very high order - mature speculation based on massive scholarship." - New York Times Book Review

University of Washington Press

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780295975191
Publisher:
University of Washington Press
Publication date:
12/13/2005
Series:
Samuel and Althea Stroum Lectures in Jewish Studies Series
Edition description:
REISSUE
Pages:
192
Sales rank:
983,265
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.44(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Foreword by Harold BloomPreface to the 1996 EditionPreface to the 1989 EditionPrologue to the Original Edition

1. Biblical and Rabbinic Foundations - Meaning in History, Memory, and the Writing of History2. The Middle Ages - Vessels and Vehicles of Jewish Memory3. In the Wake of the Spanish Expulsion4. Modern Dilemas - Historiography and Its Discontents

Postscript - Reflections on Forgetting

NotesIndex

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