ISBN-10:
0231102089
ISBN-13:
9780231102087
Pub. Date:
04/28/1996
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
The Jews: History, Memory, and the Present (European Perspectives: A Series in Social Thought and Cultural Criticism)

The Jews: History, Memory, and the Present (European Perspectives: A Series in Social Thought and Cultural Criticism)

by Pierre Vidal-Naquet, David A. Curtis

Hardcover

Current price is , Original price is $36.5. You

Temporarily Out of Stock Online

Please check back later for updated availability.

Item is available through our marketplace sellers.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780231102087
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 04/28/1996
Series: European Perspectives: A Series in Social Thought and Cultural Criticism
Pages: 337
Product dimensions: 6.29(w) x 9.22(h) x 1.12(d)

Table of Contents

Translator's Note
Foreward by Paul Berman
Preface to the English-Language Edition
Part One: Origins and History
1. Forms of Political Activity in the Jewish World, Principally Around the First Century C.E.
2. Flavius Josephus and Masada
3. Flavius Josephus and the Prophets
4. Apropos of Zakhor
Part Two: Emancipation and History
5. The Privilege of Liberty
6. Dreyfus in the Affair and in History
7. Jewish Prism, Marxist Prism
Part Three: Destruction, Memory, and the Present
8. The Hero, the Historian, and Choice
9. The Historian and the Test of Murder
10. The Shoah's Challenge to History
11. On an Interpretation of the Great Massacre: Arno Mayer and the 'Final Solution'
12. And by the Power of a Word...
13. A Wonderful School...
14. The Harmonics of Szymon Laks
15. Presentation of a Document: The Journal of Attorney Lucien Vidal-Naquet
Part Four: History, Memory, and the Present
16. Reflections at the Margins of a Tragedy
17. Return to Israel
18. 'Inquiry into a Massacre'; Amnon Kapeliouk
19. The Anti-Peace Colonists
Part Five: Conclusion
20. Recollections of a Witness: Protestants and Jews During the Second World War in France
Notes
Index

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See All Customer Reviews