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The Origin of the Jews The Quest for Roots in a Rootless Age.

Author: Steven Weitzman
Publisher: Princeton Princeton University Press 2017
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- CONTENTS -- List of Illustrations -- Introduction -- CHAPTER 1 Genealogical Bewilderment: Lost Ancestors and Elusive Lineages -- CHAPTER 2 Roots and Rootlessness: Paleolinguistics and the Prehistory of the Jews -- CHAPTER 3 Histories Natural and Unnatural: The Documentary Hypothesis and Other Developmental Theories -- CHAPTER 4 A Thrice- Told Tel: The Archaeology of  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Print version
Weitzman, Steven
The Origin of the Jews : The Quest for Roots in a Rootless Age
Princeton : Princeton University Press,c2017
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Steven Weitzman
ISBN: 9781400884933 1400884934
OCLC Number: 1021105077
Accession No: (DE-627)889943419 (DE-576)9889943417 (DE-599)GBV889943419 (OCoLC)1021105077 (EBC)EBC4865495 (EBR)ebr11389990 (RPAM)MIL1006020 (EBL)EBL4865495 (EBP)035978457
Description: 1 Online-Ressource (408 pages)
Contents: List of Illustrations ix Introduction 1 1 Genealogical Bewilderment: Lost Ancestors and Elusive Lineages 25 2 Roots and Rootlessness: Paleolinguistics and the Prehistory of the Jews 63 3 Histories Natural and Unnatural: The Documentary Hypothesis and Other Developmental Theories 101 4 A Thrice-Told Tel: The Archaeology of Ethnogenesis 139 5 Thought Fossils: Psychoanalytic Approaches 174 6 Hellenism and Hybridity: Did the Jews Learn How to be Jewish from the Greeks? 207 7 Disruptive Innovation: The Jewish People as a Modern Invention 245 8 Source Codes: The Genetic Search for Founders 274 Conclusion 317 Acknowledgments 329 Bibliographical Commentary 333 Index 383

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Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- CONTENTS -- List of Illustrations -- Introduction -- CHAPTER 1 Genealogical Bewilderment: Lost Ancestors and Elusive Lineages -- CHAPTER 2 Roots and Rootlessness: Paleolinguistics and the Prehistory of the Jews -- CHAPTER 3 Histories Natural and Unnatural: The Documentary Hypothesis and Other Developmental Theories -- CHAPTER 4 A Thrice- Told Tel: The Archaeology of Ethnogenesis -- CHAPTER 5 Thought Fossils: Psychoanalytic Approaches -- CHAPTER 6 Hellenism and Hybridity: Did the Jews Learn How to be Jewish from the Greeks? -- CHAPTER 7 Disruptive Innovation: The Jewish People as a Modern Invention -- CHAPTER 8 Source Codes: The Genetic Search for Founders -- Conclusion -- Acknowledgments -- Bibliographical Commentary -- Index.

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