Elias Bickerman as a historian of the Jews : a twentieth century tale (Book, 2010) [WorldCat.org]
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Elias Bickerman as a historian of the Jews : a twentieth century tale

Author: Albert I Baumgarten
Publisher: Tübingen : Mohr Siebeck, cop. 2010.
Series: Texte und Studien zum antiken Judentum, 131.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Albert Baumgarten presents the biography of one of the most distinguished historians of the Jews in antiquity that demonstrates the important connections between his scholarship, life and times. The events of the twentieth century provide the context for the analysis of Bickerman's scholarly production." --Back cover.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: E J Bickerman; E J Bickerman; Elias J Bickerman; E J Bickerman; Elias J Bickerman
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Albert I Baumgarten
ISBN: 9783161501715 3161501713
OCLC Number: 527702765
Description: x, 377 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: An historian's past --
Father and son --
Becoming a historian --
The Nazi era: 1933-1942 --
From Life to Work --
The chain of scholarly tradition: Scaliger, Bernays, and the Philosophies --
The jury of his peers: Täubler, Tcherikover, Momigliano, and Smith --
The Jews who got it wrong: the Hellenizing reformers --
The Jews who got it right: Maccabees, Pharisees, Rabbis and Diaspora Jews --
Conclusion: the "captive child" returns home.
Series Title: Texte und Studien zum antiken Judentum, 131.
Responsibility: Albert I. Baumgarten.
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"Albert Baumgarten presents the biography of one of the most distinguished historians of the Jews in antiquity that demonstrates the important connections between his scholarship, life and times. The events of the twentieth century provide the context for the analysis of Bickerman's scholarly production." --Back cover.

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