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Elements of Ancient Jewish Nationalism


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September 2006

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

Does the collective identity asserted by the Jews in antiquity fits contemporary definitions of nationalism?


Inhaltsverzeichnis

1. Theoretical considerations: nationalism and ethnicity in antiquity; 2. Constructing Jewish nationalism: the role of scripture; 3. Constructing Jewish nationalism: the Hebrew language; 4. A kingdom of priests: the priestly component in ancient Jewish nationalism; 5. Israel nationalism; 6. Judah nationalism; 7. Zion nationalism; 8. Conclusions: Jewish nationalism - what rose and what fell?

Portrait

David Goodblatt is Professor of History at the University of California, San Diego where he holds the Endowed Chair in Judaic Studies. Previously he taught for over a decade in the Jewish History Department of the University of Haifa and was the Louis L. Kaplan Professor of Jewish History at the University of Maryland. He is the author of Rabbinic Instruction in Sasanian Babylonia and The Monarchic Principle: Studies in Jewish Self-government in Antiquity.

Pressestimmen

Review of the hardback: 'Elements of Ancient Jewish Nationalism is a thorough, balanced and well-presented work of scholarship ... Goodblatt's scholarship is excellent, and this book is an interesting, readable, and informative book that will contribute much to this field.' Doron Mendels, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
EAN: 9780521862028
ISBN: 0521862027
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: September 2006
Seitenanzahl: 260 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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