History Bibliography

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Themes in Jewish History

Jewish Women in Historical Perspective, edited by Judith Baskin (Wayne State University Press, 1991).
A Historical Atlas of the Jewish People: From the Time of the Patriarchs to the Present, edited by Eli Barnavi (Schocken, 1992).
Jewish History and Jewish Memory, edited by Elisheva Carlebach et al (University Press of New England, 1998).
The Illustrated History of the Jewish People, edited by Nicholas DeLange (Harcourt Brace and Company, 1997).
Semites and Anti-Semites: An Inquiry into Conflict and Prejudice, edited by Bernard Lewis (W.W. Norton, 1986).
Ideas of Jewish History, edited by Michael Meyer (Wayne State University Press, 1987).
The Jewish Search for a Usable Past, by David G. Roskies (Indiana University Press, 1999).
Jewish People: Jewish Thought: The Jewish Experience in History, by Robert Seltzer (MacMillan, 1980).
Zakhor: Jewish History and Jewish Memory, by Yosef Hayim Yerushalami (Schocken, 1989).

Ancient & Medieval History

Essential Papers on Judaism and Christianity in Conflict: From Late Antiquity to the Reformation, edited by Jeremy Cohen (New York University, 1991).
From the Maccabees to the Mishnah, by Shaye D. Cohen, (Westminster, 1989).
“Women Like This,” New Perspectives on Jewish Women in the Greco-Roman World, edited by Amy Jill Levine (Scholars Press, 1991).
From Text to Tradition: A History of Second Temple and Rabbinic Judaism, by Lawrence Schiffman (KTAV, 1991).
Ancient Israel: A Short History from Abraham to the Roman Destruction of the Temple, by Herschel Shanks (Prentice Hall, 1988).
European Jewry and the First Crusade, by Robert Chazen (University of California, 1994).
Under Crescent and Cross: The Jews in the Middle Ages, by Mark Cohen (Princeton, 1994).
The Jews of Spain: A History of the Sephardic Experience, by Jane Gerber (The Free Press, 1992).
The Jew in the Medieval World: A Source Book, edited by Jacob Rader Marcus (Hebrew Union College Press, 1990).

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