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How Jewish is Jewish History?

Moshe Rosman

Abstract

This book treats the key questions that postmodernism raises for the writing of Jewish history. What is the relationship between Jewish culture and history and those of the non-Jews among whom Jews live? Can we — in the light of postmodernist thought — speak of a continuous, coherent Jewish People, with a distinct culture and history? What in fact is Jewish cultural history, and how can it be written? How does gender transform the Jewish historical narrative? How does Jewish history fit into the multicultural paradigm? Has Jewish history entered a postmodern phase? How can Jewish history utili ... More

Keywords: Jewish history, Jewish culture, Jewish People, Jewish cultural history, postmodernism, reformed positivism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2007 Print ISBN-13: 9781904113348
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: February 2021 DOI:10.3828/liverpool/9781904113348.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Moshe Rosman, author