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Haskalah and History: The Emergence of a Modern Jewish Historical Consciousness

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Haskalah and History: The Emergence of a Modern Jewish Historical Consciousness - Feiner, Shmuel, and Silverston, Sondra (Translated by), and Naor, Chaya (Translated by)
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Shmuel Feiners innovative book recreates the historical consciousness that fired the Haskalahthe Jewish Enlightenment movement. The proponents of this movement advocated that Jews should capture the spirit of the future and take their place in wider society, but as Jewswithout denying their collective identity and without denying their past. Claiming historical legitimacy for their ideology and their vision of the future, they formulated an ethos of modernity that they projected on to the universal and the Jewish past alike ...

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Haskalah and History: The Emergence of a Modern Jewish Historical Consciousness 2004, Littman Library of Jewish Civilization in Association with Liverpool..., Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9781904113102

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Haskalah and History: The Emergence of a Modern Jewish Historical Consciousness 2001, Littman Library of Jewish Civilization in Association with Liverpool...

ISBN-13: 9781874774433

Hardcover