Belonging: The Story of the Jews 1492–1900 (Story of the Jews Vol 2) (English Edition)

Belonging: The Story of the Jews 1492–1900 (Story of the Jews Vol 2) (English Edition) al mejor precio Descripcion:A passionate history of Judaism; a world unfolding across many continents and five centuries by one of our greatest and internationally bestselling historians.Belonging is a magnificent cultural history abundantly alive with energy, character and colour. From the Jews’ expulsion from Spain in 1492 it tells the stories not just of rabbis and philosophers but of a poetess in the ghetto...

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The Myth of the Andalusian Paradise: Muslims, Christians, and Jews Under Islamic Rule in Medieval Spain (English Edition)

The Myth of the Andalusian Paradise: Muslims, Christians, and Jews Under Islamic Rule in Medieval Spain (English Edition) al mejor precio Descripcion:Scholars, journalists, and politicians uphold Muslim-ruled medieval Spain—“al-Andalus”—as a multicultural paradise, a place where Muslims, Christians, and Jews lived in harmony.   There is only one problem with this widely accepted account: it is a myth.   In this groundbreaking book, Northwestern University scholar Darío Fernández-Morera tells the full story of Islamic Spain. The Myth of the...

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Jews and Converts in Late Medieval Castile: Breaking with the Past (Studies in Medieval History and Culture)

Jews and Converts in Late Medieval Castile: Breaking with the Past (Studies in Medieval History and Culture) al mejor precio Descripcion: Jews and Converts in Late Medieval Castile examines the ways in which Jewish-Christian relations evolved in Castile, taking account of social, cultural, and religious factors that affected the two communities throughout the fourteenth and early fifteenth centuries. The territorial expansion of the Christian kingdoms in Iberia that followed the reconquests of the mid-thirteenth century presented new military...

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Spanish National Identity, Colonial Power, and the Portrayal of Muslims and Jews during the Rif War (1909-27) (Monografías A Book 394) (English Edition)

Spanish National Identity, Colonial Power, and the Portrayal of Muslims and Jews during the Rif War (1909-27) (Monografías A Book 394) (English Edition) al mejor precio Descripcion: Runner-up for the 2017-18 AHGBI-Spanish Embassy Publication Prize This book examines how anxieties about colonial power and national identity are reflected in Spanish literature, journalism, and photography of Moroccan Muslim and Jewish cultures during the Spanish colonisation of Northern Morocco from 1909...

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Secret Jews: The Complex Identity of Crypto-Jews and Crypto-Judaism

Secret Jews: The Complex Identity of Crypto-Jews and Crypto-Judaism al mejor precio Descripcion:This book reviews types of Iberian Conversos (i.e. primarily forced but also voluntary Jewish converts to Christianity) from the late 14th to the 17th centuries and surveys the Christian and Jewish attitudes towards them. The book begins with a brief history of Jewish life in the Iberian Peninsula noting critical events such as the forced conversions of Jews under the Visigoths and the Almohades. The direct...

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Jews, God And History: 2nd Edition

Jews, God And History: 2nd Edition al mejor precio Descripcion:This updated account of the rich four-thousand-year history of the Jewish people stretches from ancient Palestine, through Europe and the Orient, to America and the birth of Israel, tracing the relationship between Jews and their God and the reasons for Jewish survival over the course of four thousand years. Reprint. Numero de Serie: 0451529405 Historial de Precios: [Precio actualizado]

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When Christians Were Jews: The First Generation

When Christians Were Jews: The First Generation al mejor precio Descripcion: A compelling account of Christianity’s Jewish beginnings, from one of the world’s leading scholars of ancient religion How did a group of charismatic, apocalyptic Jewish missionaries, working to prepare their world for the impending realization of God’s promises...

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Robbing the Jews: The Confiscation of Jewish Property in the Holocaust, 1933-1945

Robbing the Jews: The Confiscation of Jewish Property in the Holocaust, 1933-1945 al mejor precio Descripcion:Robbing the Jews reveals the mechanisms by which the Nazis and their allies confiscated Jewish property; the book demonstrates the close relationship between robbery and the Holocaust. The spoliation evolved in intensifying steps. The Anschluss and Kristallnacht in 1938 reveal a dynamic tension between pressure from below and state-directed measures. In Western Europe, the economic persecution of the Jews took the form of...

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Inquisitorial Inquiries: Brief Lives of Secret Jews and Other Heretics (English Edition)

Inquisitorial Inquiries: Brief Lives of Secret Jews and Other Heretics (English Edition) al mejor precio Descripcion: On the first day of Francisco de San Antonio's trial before the Spanish Inquisition in Toledo in 1625, his interrogators asked him about his parentage. His real name, he stated, was Abram Rubén, and he had been born in Fez of Jewish parents. How then, Inquisitors wanted to know, had he become a Christian...

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Belonging. The Story Of The Jews. 1492 – 1900 (Story of the Jews Vol 2)

Belonging. The Story Of The Jews. 1492 - 1900 (Story of the Jews Vol 2) al mejor precio Descripcion: A passionate history of Judaism; a world unfolding across many continents and five centuries by one of our greatest and internationally bestselling historians.Belonging is a magnificent cultural history abundantly alive with energy, character and colour. From the Jews’ expulsion from Spain in 1492 it tells the stories not just of rabbis...

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