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Makers of Jewish Modernity: Thinkers, Artists, Leaders, and the World They Made

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ISBN-10: 0691164231

ISBN-13: 9780691164236

Edition: 2016

Authors: Jacques Picard, Jacques Revel, Michael P. Steinberg, Idith Zertal

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This superb collection presents more than forty incisive portraits of leading Jewish thinkers, artists, scientists, and other public figures of the last hundred years who, in their own unique ways, engaged with and helped shape the modern world.Makers of Jewish Modernity features entries on political figures such as Walther Rathenau, Rosa Luxemburg, and David Ben-Gurion; philosophers and critics such as Walter Benjamin, Hannah Arendt, Isaiah Berlin, Jacques Derrida, and Judith Butler; and artists such as Mark Rothko. The book provides fresh insights into the lives and careers of novelists like Franz Kafka, Saul Bellow, and Philip Roth; the filmmakers Joel and Ethan Coen; social scientists…    
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Book details

List price: $39.50
Copyright year: 2016
Publisher: Princeton Univ Pr
Binding: Cloth Text 
Pages: 600
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 3.080
Language: English