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Gender and Jewish History, Paperback / softback Book

Gender and Jewish History Paperback / softback

Edited by Marion A. Kaplan, Deborah Dash Moore

Part of the The Modern Jewish Experience series

Description

By revealing the importance of gender in interpreting the Jewish past, this collection of original essays highlights the profound influence that feminist scholarship has had on the study of Jewish history since the 1970s.

Gender and Jewish History considers the impact of gender on Jewish religious practices and political behavior, educational accomplishments and communal structures, acculturation and choice of occupations.

The book stimulates conversations on such topics as Jewish women's creativity and spirituality, violence against women, Jews' reactions to persecution in the Holocaust, and Judaism as lived religion and culture.

Honoring Paula Hyman, one of the founders of Jewish gender studies, this volume shows gender to be an eye-opening entry into realms of Jewish history previously untouched by it.

Information

  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 428 pages, 13 b&w illus.
  • Publisher: Indiana University Press
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Social & cultural history
  • ISBN: 9780253222633

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