By Stuart A. Cohen
By Stuart A. Cohen
By Tikva Honig-Parnass,Toufic Haddad
This thought-provoking analysis—edited through a Palestinian and an Israeli who collaborate to problem the dominant figuring out of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict—shows how the apartheid-like stipulations of Palestinians this day have deep roots within the Israeli colonial project.
Toufic Haddad is a Palestinian American activist who was once previously co-editor with Tikva Honig-Parnass of the Jerusalem-based journal Between the Lines.
Tikva Honig-Parnass is a Jewish Israeli lively in radical anti-occupation movements.
By Kenneth M. Pollack
By Alev Cinar
By Leonid Kogan
This quantity is the 1st of its variety to supply an in depth, monographic therapy of Semitic genealogical class. The creation describes the author's methodological framework and surveys the background of the subgrouping dialogue in Semitic linguistics, and the 1st bankruptcy offers an in depth description of the proto-Semitic simple vocabulary. each one of its seven major chapters bargains with one of many key problems with the Semitic subgrouping debate: the East/West dichotomy, the crucial Semitic speculation, the North West Semitic subgroup, the Canaanite association of Ugaritic, the old cohesion of Aramaic, and the diagnostic positive aspects of Ethiopian Semitic and of recent South Arabian.
The publication goals at a balanced account of all proof pertinent to the subgrouping dialogue, yet its major concentration is at the diagnostic lexical positive factors, seriously overlooked within the majority of prior experiences facing this topic. the writer attempts to evaluate the subgrouping power of the vocabulary utilizing quite a few tools of its diachronic stratification. the masses of etymological comparisons given through the publication may be comfortably accessed via special lexical indices.
By Alexa Sabine Bartelmus
Karduniaš, because the nation of the Kassites in Babylonia was once referred to as in precedent days, was once the neighbor and rival of serious powers resembling Egypt, the Hittites, and Assyria. yet whereas our wisdom of the latter kingdoms has made large growth within the final many years, the Kassites have until eventually lately been mostly neglected through glossy scholarship. lately a couple of students have launched into examine into varied facets of overdue Bronze Age Babylonia. the will to proportion the result of those new investigations ended in a global convention, which used to be held at Munich college in July 2011. The displays given at this assembly were revised for e-book within the present volume.
This ebook offers an summary of present examine at the Kassites and is the 1st higher survey in their tradition ever. a useful advent by means of Kassite professional Professor John A. Brinkman is by way of seventeen expert contributions investigating various points of the Kassites. those contain designated old, social, cultural, archaeological, and artwork ancient reports about the Kassites from their first arrival in Mesopotamia, throughout the interval whilst a Kassite Dynasty governed Babylonia (c. 1500-1550 BC), and within the next aftermath. targeting southern Mesopotamia the contributions additionally speak about Kassite family and presence in neighboring regions.
The e-book is done by way of a considerable bibliography and an in depth index.
By Ami Ayalon