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Orientalism and the Jews

Author: Ivan Davidson Kalmar; Derek Jonathan Penslar
Publisher: Waltham, Mass. : Brandeis University Press ; Hanover : University Press of New England, 2005.
Series: Tauber Institute for the Study of European Jewry series (Unnumbered)
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In spite of growing globalization there remains in the world a split between the West and the rest. Kalmar and Penslar argue that "orientalism" is based on the Christian West's attempts to understand  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Orientalism and the Jews.
Waltham, Mass. : Brandeis University Press ; Hanover : University Press of New England, 2005
(OCoLC)636127373
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ivan Davidson Kalmar; Derek Jonathan Penslar
ISBN: 1584654104 9781584654100 1584654112 9781584654117
OCLC Number: 56058110
Description: xl, 285 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Orientalism and the Jews : an introduction / Ivan Davidson Kalmar and Derek J. Penslar --
Jesus did not wear a turban : Orientalism, the Jews, and Christian art / Ivan Davidson Kalmar --
Placing the Jews in late medieval English literature / --
Suzanne Conklin Akbari --
The use of the Jew in colonial discourse / Tudor Parfitt --
The "Kaifeng Jew" hoax : constructing the "Chinese Jew" / Zhou Xun --
Orientalism and the Jewish historical gaze / John M. Efron --
To pray like a dervish : Orientalist discourse in Arnold Zweig's The face of East European Jewry / Noah Isenberg --
Rejecting Zion, embracing the Orient : the life and death of Jacob Israel De Haan / Michael Berkowitz --
Between East and West : Zionist revisionism as a Mediterranean ideology / Eran Kaplan --
Orientalism and Jewish national art : the case of Bezalel / Dalia Manor --
The Zionist return to the West and the Mizrahi Jewish perspective / Amnon Raz-Krakotzkin --
Broadcast Orientalism : representations of Mizrahi Jewry in Israeli radio, 1948-1967 / Derek J. Penslar --
"We're not Jews" : imagining Jewish history and Jewish bodies in contemporary multicultural literature / Sander L. Gilman.
Series Title: Tauber Institute for the Study of European Jewry series (Unnumbered)
Responsibility: edited by Ivan Davidson Kalmar and Derek J. Penslar.
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