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AMERICAN JEWISH NON-FICTION BOOKS
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Urban civilization in pre-Crusade Europe: a study of organ-
ized town-life in Northwestern Europe during the tenth and eleventh
centuries based on responsa literature. New York, Yeshiva University,
1965. 2 vols.
A
llegro
, J
o h n
M
ar co
.
The Shapira affair. Garden City, Doubleday, 1965.
139 p.
An inquiry into the discovery, transactions and sale of purportedly
ancient Hebrew manuscripts by Moses Shapira, Jerusalem-born traveller
and dealer in antiquities! and manuscripts in the 1880’s.
A
re n d t
, H
a n n a h
.
Eichmann in Jerusalem. New York, Viking, 1965. 312 p.
A revised and enlarged edition of the events leading to the trial of
Adolf Eichmann in the Supreme Court of Israel with a personal inter-
pretation of the legal and sociological background.
A
t la s
, S
a m u e l
.
From critical to speculative idealism. Hague, Martinus
Nijhoff, 1964. 335 p.
An analysis of the philosophy of Solomon Maimon, contemporary
of Kant and Moses Mendelssohn.
A
u su b e l
, N
a t h a n
.
The book of Jewish knowledge. New York, Crown, 1964.
560 p.
A handbook and illustrated guide to Jewish history, literature and
folklore.
B
a e c k
, L
e o
.
The people Israel: the meaning of Jewish existence. Trans, by
Albert H. Friedlander. Philadelphia, Jewish Publication Society; New
York, Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1965. 403 p.
The spiritual history of the Jewish people and the philosophy and
mysticism of medieval Judaism as it influenced the modern Jewish
spirit in Europe.
B
ar ack
, N
a t h a n
A. A history of the Sabbath. New York, Jonathan David,
1965. 202 p.
The biblical and rabbinic laws of the Sabbath and its observance
in modern times.
B
a r o n
, S
a lo
W. History and Jewish historians. Philadelphia, Jewish Pub-
lication Society, 1964. 504 p.
Essays and addresses on Jewish historiography by the eminent Jewish
historian, compiled by Leon Feldman and Arthur Hertzberg.
-------. The Russian Jew under the Tsars and Soviets. New York, Macmillan,
1964. 427 p.
A comprehensive history of Jews in Russia.