Across Legal Lines

Author: Jessica M. Marglin
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300225083
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Drawing on a broad range of archival documents, Marglin expands our understanding of contemporary relations between Jews and Muslims and changes the way we think about Jewish history, the Middle East, and the nature of legal pluralism.

The Music Libel Against The Jews

Author: Ruth HaCohen
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300177992
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Ruth HaCohen focuses her study on a "musical libel"--a variation on the Passion story that recurs in various forms and cultures in which an innocent Christian boy is killed by a Jew in order to silence his "harmonious musicality.

Memories Of Absence

Author: Aomar Boum
Publisher: Stanford University Press
ISBN: 0804788510
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Memories of Absence investigates how four successive generations remember the lost Jewish community.

Religious Pluralism And Islamic Law

Author: Anver M. Emon
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191637742
Size: 31.32 MB
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This book addresses the problem of the concept of 'tolerance' for understanding the significance of the dhimmi rules that governed and regulated non-Muslim permanent residents in Islamic lands.

Black Morocco

Author: Chouki El Hamel
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 110702577X
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Chronicles the experiences, identity, agency and achievements of enslaved black people in Morocco from the sixteenth century to the beginning of the twentieth century.

Muslims And Jews In France

Author: Maud S. Mandel
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 140084858X
Size: 22.68 MB
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This book traces the global, national, and local origins of the conflict between Muslims and Jews in France, challenging the belief that rising anti-Semitism in France is rooted solely in the unfolding crisis in Israel and Palestine.

Making Morocco

Author: Jonathan Wyrtzen
Publisher: Cornell University Press
ISBN: 1501704249
Size: 79.39 MB
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Jonathan Wyrtzen demonstrates how, during the Protectorate period, interactions among a wide range of European and local actors indelibly politicized four key dimensions of Moroccan identity: religion, ethnicity, territory, and the role of ...

Stolen Words

Author: Mark Glickman
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press
ISBN: 0827612087
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"Published by the University of Nebraska Press as a Jewish Publication Society book"-Title page verso.

The Sense Of Sight In Rabbinic Culture

Author: Rachel Neis
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107032512
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This book explores the power of sight for ancient rabbis across the realms of divinity, sexuality, idolatry and rabbinic subjectivity.

The Slumbering Masses

Author: Matthew J. Wolf-Meyer
Publisher: U of Minnesota Press
ISBN: 0816674744
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Addresses the phenomenon of sleep and sleeplessness in the United States, tracing the influence of medicine and industrial capitalism on the sleeping habits of Americans from the 19th century to the present