The Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Jewish Cultures

The Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Jewish Cultures

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The Routledge Handbook to Contemporary Jewish Cultures explores the diversity of Jewish cultures and ways of investigating them, presenting the different methodologies, arguments and challenges within the discipline. Divided into themed sections, this book considers in turn: How the individual terms qJewishq and qcultureq are defined, looking at perspectives from Anthropology, Music, Literary Studies, Sociology, Religious Studies, History, Art History, and Film, Television, and New Media Studies. How Jewish cultures are theorized, looking at key themes regarding power, textuality, religion/secularity, memory, bodies, space and place, and networks. Case studies in contemporary Jewish cultures. With essays by leading scholars in Jewish culture, this book offers a clear overview of the field and offers exciting new directions for the future.Notes 1 This chapter contains parts of a prior essay written by the author entitled ArTo Play or Pray? Shawn ... Said prior material is included herein with the permission of Purdue University Press; http://www.thepress.purdue.edu. This essayanbsp;...


Title:The Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Jewish Cultures
Author: Nadia Valman, Laurence Roth
Publisher:Routledge - 2014-09-19
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