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Dirty Jokes and Bawdy Songs: The Uncensored Life of Gershon Legman

Susan G. Davis

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042614
eISBN:
9780252051456
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042614.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Born into a poor Jewish family, folklorist Gershon Legman (1917-99) made an independent career for himself in the study of erotic literature and obscene folklore. The book is the first full biography ... More


No Family Is an Island: Cultural Expertise among Samoans in Diaspora

Ilana Gershon

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450785
eISBN:
9780801464027
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450785.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Government bureaucracies across the globe have become increasingly attuned in recent years to cultural diversity within their populations. Using culture as a category to process people and dispense ... More


The Quantum Matrix: Henry Bar's Perilous Struggle for Quantum Coherence

Gershon Kurizki and Goren Gordon

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198787464
eISBN:
9780191829512
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198787464.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

“Meet Henry Bar, a physicist and … quantum superhero.” The title The Quantum Matrix refers to a central concept in quantum physics, but also (allegorically) to our enigmatic world. In this book, ... More


Jewish Theology for a Postmodern Age

Miriam Feldmann Kaye

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906764685
eISBN:
9781800343337
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764685.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

In the postmodern, relativist world-view with its refutation of a single, objective, and ultimate truth, it has become difficult if not impossible to argue in favour of one's own beliefs as ... More


Sourcebook in the Mathematics of Medieval Europe and North Africa

Victor J. Katz, Menso Folkerts, Barnabas Hughes, Roi Wagner, and J. Lennart Berggren (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691156859
eISBN:
9781400883202
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691156859.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, History of Mathematics

Medieval Europe was a meeting place for the Christian, Jewish, and Islamic civilizations, and the fertile intellectual exchange of these cultures can be seen in the mathematical developments of the ... More


Studies in Contemporary Jewry: XI: Values, Interests, and Identity: Jews and Politics in a Changing World

Peter Y. Medding (ed.)

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195103311
eISBN:
9780199854585
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195103311.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This collection of original articles addresses the often conflicting roles of values, interests, and identity in contemporary Jewish politics. The book focuses particularly on the interplay of ... More


Studies in Contemporary Jewry an Annual XV 1999

Ezra Mendelsohn (ed.)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195134681
eISBN:
9780199848652
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195134681.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

The Jews have been an urban people par excellence, and their influence on the urban landscape is unmistakable. Who can imagine modern Vienna, Berlin, Warsaw, or New York, to name just a few examples, ... More


Memory and Law

Lynn Nadel and Walter P. Sinnott-Armstrong (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199920754
eISBN:
9780199950133
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199920754.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Forensic Psychology

The legal system depends upon memory function in a number of critical ways, including the memories of victims; the memories of individuals who witness crimes or other critical events; the memories of ... More


Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 10: Jews in Early Modern Poland

Gershon David Hundert (ed.)

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774310
eISBN:
9781800340671
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774310.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Jewish society in Poland–Lithuania in the second half of the eighteenth century was by no means insular: Jews numbered about 750,000, and comprised about half the urban population of the country. The ... More


Hasidism Reappraised

Ada Rapoport-Albert (ed.)

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774204
eISBN:
9781800340787
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774204.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Hasidism has been a seminal force and source of controversy in the Jewish world since its inception in the second half of the eighteenth century. Indeed, almost every ideological trend that has made ... More


Rethinking European Jewish History

Jeremy Cohen and Moshe Rosman (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113560
eISBN:
9781800342651
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113560.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Europe has changed greatly in the last century. The political boundaries between nations and states, along with the very concepts of 'nation' and 'boundary', have changed significantly, and the ... More


Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 12: Focusing on Galicia: Jews, Poles and Ukrainians 1772-1918

Israel Bartal and Antony Polonsky (eds)

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774594
eISBN:
9781800340695
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774594.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

From 1772 to 1918 Jews were concentrated more densely in Galicia than in any other area in Europe. This book explores the Jewish community in Galicia and its relationship with the Poles, Ukranians, ... More


Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 11: Focusing on Aspects and Experiences of Religion

Antony Polonsky (ed.)

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774051
eISBN:
9781800340688
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774051.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Addressing various aspects of Jewish life and religion, particularly in the last two centuries, this book examines different aspects of the Hasidic tradition; present-day contacts between Bobower ... More


Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 15: Focusing on Jewish Religious Life, 1500-1900

Antony Polonsky

Antony Polonsky (ed.)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774716
eISBN:
9781800340725
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774716.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This book highlights new research on Jewish spiritual and religious life in Poland before modern political ideas began to transform the Jewish world. It covers a range of topics. Three articles deal ... More


Debt Markets and Investments

H. Kent Baker, Greg Filbeck, and Andrew C. Spieler (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190877439
eISBN:
9780190877460
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190877439.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This book provides an objective look into the dynamic world of debt markets, products, valuation, and analysis. It also provides an in-depth understanding about this subject from experts in the ... More


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