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Edited By Jaehn, Tomas
Against a backdrop of European unrest, immigration to America flourished in the nineteenth century for European Jews as for other groups. Two waves of immigration brought Jews to New Mexico, the first largely of German men in the 1840s and 1850s and the second of Eastern Europeans with the coming of the railroad to New Mexico in the 1880s. This book lights the drama that unfolded for these young Jewish merchants, tradesmen, in cases labourers, who were linked in their homeland through a complex web of intermarriage and who built quite successfully on their cultural and social relationships to become among New Mexico's most prominent, productive citizens. 100pp.
Museum of New Mexico Press, 2003, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: New. First Edition. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 0890134669
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Inventory #19986
Price: £ 18.00 GBP ($ 23.76 approx. - € 20.88 approx.)
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Toews, J. A.
Previous owner's signature on ffep.513pp.Some chipping to d/j edges.
Board of Christian Literature, 1975, Cloth, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: Good. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN:
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Inventory #25119
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.80 approx. - € 17.40 approx.)
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Driedger, Leo
Previous owner's signature on ffep.Volume 19 in the Studies in Religion and Society Series.N.B.Some slight annotation.237pp.
The Edwin Mellen Press, 1988, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No Jacket. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0889468559
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Inventory #25143
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 16.50 approx. - € 14.50 approx.)
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Ben-Zion, Sigalit
Tiny tear on bottom of d/j spine.The challenge of this book has been to rethink prevailing ideas about the social map of Jewish society during the rabbinic period in Israel. New insights were made possible by using anthropological theories and tools. The book explores the rich and complex relationships among the sages, priests, and laymen who competed in social, cultural, and political arenas for hegemony. It demonstrates that this struggle was not a simple case of displacement of the priestly elite by a new scholarly elite.In the process of constituting a counter-hegemony of the sages, there was a complex push-pull process: attraction-rejection, imitation-denial, and co-operation-confrontation. They undermined the old order by using the old hegemonic priestly discourse. Whereas the sages proposed a new order based on intellectual achievement, they nevertheless created on top of the earlier hegemonic order a new order of group nepotism, endogamy, ritual purity, and secret knowledge and education provided only to the proper social classes. Ben-Zion concludes that even in the process of resistance and disengagement from the priestly hegemony, the sages could not free themselves from the bondage of the priestly discourse and praxis. 349pp.N.B.Quarter inch closed tear to base of d/j spine.
Academic Studies Press, 2009, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: As New. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9781934843147
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Inventory #19960
Price: £ 30.00 GBP ($ 39.60 approx. - € 34.80 approx.)
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Ferguson, Duncan S.
A comprehensive survey, Biblical Hermeneutics covers the field with an openness of perspective. Ferguson's well-organized introduction is an impressive resource for understanding and performing the task of biblical interpretation. 220pp. N.B. Head and tail of spine slightly rubbed. Fading to spine and spine edge of covers. Corners slightly bumped.
SCM Press, 1987, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First British Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0334019060
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Inventory #29276
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.90 approx. - € 8.70 approx.)
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