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    DescriptionThis book was a finalist in the 2009 Jewish Book Council Awards in the category of Anthologies and Collections. The twelve essays in this fascinating collection range broadly over time, covering the period from early modern era to the early twenty first century. Their geographical scope is also impressive, including Europe, north and south America, Australia, north and South Africa and the far east, the 'old' and the 'new' worlds. What unites these essays whether dealing with centre or periphery is the interrogation of place and (displacement) in the Jewish experience and in the construction of Jewish identities. These studies are given further complexity and unity of purpose by studying the relationship of history and memory in negotiating Jewish identities in relation to time and place. What emerges is a rich volume bringing together established academics and younger scholars. All the essays have a strong historical context but they provide insights informed by the fields of literary, cultural, geographical, anthropological, racial and ethnic and sociological studies. The dynamics between migration and settlement and the processes of racialisation run across this volume as a whole, adding to its multi-layered, challenging and ultimately exciting nature.


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    Title
    Place and Displacement in Jewish History and Memory
    Subtitle
    Zakor V'Makor
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by David Cesarani, Edited by Tony Kushner, Edited by Milton Shain
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 208
    Width: 155 mm
    Height: 231 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 340 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780853039402
    ISBN 10: 0853039402
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: SOC
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S3.2
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    BIC subject category V2: JFSR1, HBTZ1
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T General Subject: 750
    Ingram Subject Code: SO
    Libri: I-SO
    BISAC V2.8: HIS022000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25460
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 35
    BISAC V2.8: SOC015000
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 48
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: SOC049000
    DC22: 305.8924
    BISAC V2.8: SOC002010
    B&T Modifier: Continuations: 21
    LC subject heading: ,
    LC classification: DS143 .P59 2009
    Thema V1.0: NHTZ1, JBSR, NHWR7
    Thema geographical qualifier V1.0: 1D
    Thema time period qualifier V1.0: 3MPBL
    Thema interest age/special interest qualifier V1.0: 5PGJ
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    Vallentine Mitchell & Co Ltd
    Imprint name
    Vallentine Mitchell & Co Ltd
    Publication date
    30 April 2009
    Publication City/Country
    Ilford