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A traveling homeland : the Babylonian Talmud as diaspora

Author: Daniel Boyarin
Publisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2015] ©2015
Series: Divinations.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In A Traveling Homeland, Daniel Boyarin makes the case that the Babylonian Talmud is a diasporist manifesto producing and defining the practices that constitute Jewish diasporic identity in the form of textual, interpretive communities built around talmudic study.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Electronic reproduction of (manifestation):
Boyarin, Daniel.
Traveling homeland.
Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2015]
(DLC) 2015005397
(OCoLC)893455545
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Boyarin
ISBN: 9780812247244 0812247248 9780812291391 0812291395
OCLC Number: 910558465
Language Note: In English.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Frontmatter --
Contents --
Prelude. A Different Diaspora --
Chapter 1. Diaspora and the Jewish Diasporas --
Chapter 2. At Home in Babylonia: The Talmud as Diasporist Manifesto --
Chapter 3. In the Land of Talmud: The Textual Making of a Diasporic Folk --
Chapter 4. Looking for Our Routes; or, the Talmud and the Making of Diasporas: Sefarad and Ashkenaz --
Notes --
Bibliography --
Index of Names and Subjects --
Index of Ancient Texts --
Acknowledgments.
Series Title: Divinations.
Responsibility: Daniel Boyarin.
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