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Gershom Scholem: An Intellectual Biography

Amir Engel

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226428635
eISBN:
9780226428772
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226428772.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This book discusses the life and work of the best-known Israeli scholar, the Kabbalah historian of German Jewish descent, Gershom Scholem (1897 – 1982). It offers a new perspective on this seminal ... More


The Full Severity of Compassion: The Poetry of Yehuda Amichai

Chana Kronfeld

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804782951
eISBN:
9780804797214
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804782951.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

Yehuda Amichai (1924-2000) was the foremost Israeli poet of the 20th century and an internationally influential literary figure. The Full Severity of Compassion is a modular retrospective of ... More


Double Agency: Amichai and the Problematics of Generational Literary Historiography

Chana Kronfeld

in The Full Severity of Compassion: The Poetry of Yehuda Amichai

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804782951
eISBN:
9780804797214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804782951.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

Amichai extols the poet's freedom to oscillate between generational trends and poetic styles, while cherishing his outsider role and calling into question the underlying assumptions behind the ... More


Introduction A history of immigration to modern Britain and Germany: national and local perspectives

Sarah Hackett

in Foreigners, minorities and integration: The Muslim immigrant experience in Britain and Germany

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719083174
eISBN:
9781781706251
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083174.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter provides an insight into both Britain and Germany's immigration policies in the post-war era. It stresses the vast differences in the thinking behind Britain's relatively liberal (albeit ... More


Conclusion: comparing communities, challenging conceptions

Sarah Hackett

in Foreigners, minorities and integration: The Muslim immigrant experience in Britain and Germany

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719083174
eISBN:
9781781706251
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083174.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter addresses the key arguments, debates and themes that run throughout the book. It asserts that Muslim immigrants in Newcastle and Bremen have historically performed better in the ... More


Introduction

Louise Settle

in Sex for Sale in Scotland: Prostitution in Edinburgh and Glasgow, 1900-1939

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474400008
eISBN:
9781474422543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474400008.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter introduces the reader to the key theoretical and methodological concepts and provides an overview of the historical context. Key historiographical trends are discussed and the new ... More


Visions of History: Looking Back at the Algerian War

Edward Welch and Joseph McGonagle

in Contesting Views: The Visual Economy of France and Algeria

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846318849
eISBN:
9781846317958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318849.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter explores how the events of the Algerian War have been constructed and remembered visually in France post-1962, and the role this process has played in turning the War into a historical ... More


Chapter One: Pictorial Preface

Lamia Balafrej

in The Making of the Artist in Late Timurid Painting

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474437431
eISBN:
9781474464918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474437431.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The introduction presents the book’s main arguments, its methodological principles, its objects of study and the social and artistic context of the late Timurid period. While most scholarship on ... More


Introduction

Nina Macaraig

in Cemberlitas Hamami in Istanbul: The Biographical Memoir of a Turkish Bath

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474434102
eISBN:
9781474460262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474434102.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Do monuments have lives that justify writing their biographies? And if they do, are their lives punctuated by events and structured by relationships, similar to human lives? Do they have an identity ... More


Introduction

Roger Davidson

in Illicit and Unnatural Practices: The Law, Sex and Society in Scotland since 1900

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474441193
eISBN:
9781474459877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474441193.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

The introductory chapter fulfils three objectives. First, it locates this study within the existing, somewhat disparate, historiography relating to sexuality and sexual practices in twentieth-century ... More


‘There’s the Man who Shifts the Babies’: Abortion in the Scottish High Court 1900–30

Roger Davidson

in Illicit and Unnatural Practices: The Law, Sex and Society in Scotland since 1900

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474441193
eISBN:
9781474459877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474441193.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

Based on a detailed analysis of every prosecution heard in the Scottish High Court in the period 1900−30 involving a charge of abortion or attempted abortion, Chapter 5 provides a comprehensive ... More


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