The Jewish Conundrum in World History
By (author) Alexander Militarev
Normal Price: $72.55
Your Price: $65.30 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $6.95 per order
You Save: $7.26! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $3.26 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available, ships in 8-11 days
Jewish Conundrum in World History by Alexander Militarev
Book DescriptionFollowing what may be conventionally called the Jewish ethno-cultural model and tracing its performance throughout history, Alexander Militarev's book is the first scholarly attempt to apply a synthetic, comprehensive approach to the Jewish phenomenon - an alternative to the metaphysical and religious ones - and to evaluate it in the comparative context. In highlighting the unique and disproportionately great Jewish contributions (and the recent Russian Jewish contribution, in particular) to the human civilisation, it poses as its main question: 'Why the Jews?' Militarev dedicates his book to the analysis of the Jewish phenomenon, its manifold reasons and consequences, couched as an essay replete with unexpected conclusions and debatable hypotheses. Laying bare the 'kitchen' of scholarly research, Militarev embarks on a scholarly adventure akin to a film-noir who-dunnit, complete with intrigue, the need for stringent self-control, inexorable doubts, the thrill of the chase after the enigma's solution.
Buy Jewish Conundrum in World History book by Alexander Militarev from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9781934843437
Classification: General & world history , Jewish studies
Format: Hardback (234mm x 156mm x 19mm)
Imprint: Academic Studies Press
Publisher: Academic Studies Press
Publish Date: 15-Jul-2010
Country of Publication: United States
You might also like...
Jewish Pasts, German Fictions by Jonathan Skolnik
This is a study of German historical novels about Jewish history from the 1800s through the Holocaust.
Anti-Semitism and its Metaphysical Origins by David Patterson
This book articulates a deeper understanding of the phenomenon of Jew hatred as a metaphysical aspect of the human soul.
Messianic Religious Zionism Confronts Israeli Territorial Compromises by Motti Inbari
The book discusses the ways in which the rabbinical elite of the Israeli West Bank settlers responded to Israeli territorial compromises.
Social Scientific Study of Jewry by Uzi Rebhun» View more books like these...
This volume of Studies in Contemporary Jewry directs its searchlight on the social scientific study of Jewry. Its symposium consists of 11 essays that discuss sources, approaches, and debates in different complementary fields of demography, sociology, economy, and geography.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Jewish Conundrum in World History book by Alexander Militarev and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Alexander Militarev
Alexander Militarev is a linguist, lecturer, University educator, and researcher in comparative Semitic and Afroasiatic linguistics, Jewish, Biblical, Near Eastern, African studies and the application of linguistic methods to ethno-cultural history. Militarev is the author of, among many publications, the Comparative and Historical Lexicon of Afroasiatic Languages and the Semitic Etymological Dictionary and a professor of History and Philology of the Ancient East at the Institute of Oriental and Classic Studies of the Russian State University for the Humanities and Head of the Center for Hebrew and Related Ethno-Linguistic Studies in the Institute of Linguistics of the same University. Since 2001, he has served as the head of the Semitic and Afroasiatic section of the American-Russian Project "Evolution of Human Languages" in The Santa Fe Institute (Santa Fe, NM); from 1994 to 2009 he was also President of the Jewish University in Moscow.
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
© 2003-2015. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.