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M a r c u s , J a c o b R a d e r .
The American Jew, 1585-1990: a History.
New York: Carlson, 1996. 475 p.
A fine one-volume history.
M e e k , H a r o l d .
The Synagogue.
New York: Chronicle, 1995. 240
p.
Explores Jewish history through the medium of the history ofJewish places of
worship, from Solomon’sTemple through modem synagogues in the United States.
M e l t z e r , M i l t o n .
A History ofJewish Life from Eastern Europe to
America.
Northvale, NJ: Aronson, 1996. 336 p. Bibliog., index.
M o d r z e j e w s k i , J o s e p h M e l e z e .
TheJews ofEgypt:from Ramses II
toEmperorHadrian.
Tr. by Robert Cornman with a foreword by Shaye
J.D. Cohen. 1st English ed. Philadelphia: Jewish Publication Society,
1995. 279 p. Bibliog., index.
Recommended for public and academic libraries.
N e t a n y a h u , B . ( B e n z i o n ) .
The Origins ofthe Inquisition in Fifteenth
Century Spain.
1st ed. New York: Random House, 1995. 1384 p. Bib­
liog., index.
Arguably the finest study ever o f the Inquisition.
N e u s n e r , J a c o b .
AncientJudaism: Debates and Disputes: Fourth Series.
Atlanta: Scholars Press, 1996. 194 p. (South Florida Studies in the His­
tory of Judaism, no. 132) Bibliog.
N e u s n e r , J a c o b .
Judaism after the Death of “The Death ofGod”.
Atlan­
ta: Scholars Press, 1995. 187 p. (South Florida Studies in the History
o f Judaism, no. 109) Bibliog., index.
P a t a i , R a p h a e l .
TheJews ofHungary: History, Culture, Psychology.
De­
troit: Wayne State Univ. Press, 1996. 730 p. Bibliog., index.
Paths ofEmancipation:Jews, State, and Citizenship.
Ed. by Pierre Birnbaum
and Ira Katznelson. Princeton, NJ: Princeton Univ. Press, 1995. 308 p.
Bibliog., index.
R e z n i c k , L e i b e l .
The Mystery ofBar Kokhba: an Historical and Theo­
logical Investigation ofthe Last King oftheJews.
Northvale, NJ: Aronson,
1996. 186 p. Bibliog., index.
R o t h , N o r m a n .
Conversos, Inquisition
,
and the Expulsion oftheJewsfrom
Spain.
Madison, WI: Univ. ofWisconsin Press, 1995.429 p. Bibliog., index.
R u d e r m a n , D a v i d
B.
Jewish Thought and Scientific Discovery in Early
ModemEurope.
New Haven: Yale Univ. Press, 1995. 392 p. Bibliog., index.
R u t g e r , L e o n a r d V i c t o r .
TheJews in Late Ancient Rome: Evidence
ofCultural Interaction in theRoman Diaspora.
New York: Brill, 1995. 283
p. (Religions in the Graeco-Roman World, vol. 126) Bibliog., index.
S e g e l , B i n j a m i n W .
A Lie and a Libel: the History ofthe Protocols ofthe
Elders ofZion.
Ed. and tr. from the German by Richard S. Levy. Lin­
coln, NE: Univ. o f Nebraska Press, 1995. 148 p.