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Indo-Judaic Studies in the Twenty-First Century

A View from the Margin

Editors: Katz, N., Chakravarti, R., Sinha, B., Weil, S. (Eds.)

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This collection analyzes the affinities and interactions between Indic and Judaic civilizations from ancient to contemporary times. The contributors propose a new, global understanding of commerce and culture, to reconfigure how we understand the way great cultures interact, and present a new constellation of diplomacy, literature, and geopolitics.

About the authors

NATHAN KATZ is Professor and Founding Chair of the Department of Religious Studies, Florida International University, USA.
RANABIR CHAKRAVARTI is Professor of Ancient History, Centre for Historical
Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, India.
BRAJ M. SINHA is Professor of Religious Studies, University of Saskatchewan, Canada.
SHALVA WEIL works as an anthropologist at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel. She is the founding Chairperson of the India-Israel Cultural Association.

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  • Indo-Judaic Studies in the Twenty-First Century: A Perspective from the Margin

    Katz, Nathan

    Pages 1-15

  • Reaching out to Distant Shores: Indo-Judaic Trade Contacts (Up to CE 1300)

    Chakravarti, Ranabir

    Pages 19-43

  • Traders and Ideas: Indians and Jews

    Weinstein, Brain

    Pages 44-56

  • Hindus and Hinduism in Medieval Jewish Literature

    Marks, Richard G.

    Pages 57-73

  • Beyond Hegemony: Hinduisms, Judaisms, and the Politics of Comparison

    Holdrege, Barbara A.

    Pages 77-92

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Indo-Judaic Studies in the Twenty-First Century
Book Subtitle
A View from the Margin
Editors
  • N. Katz
  • R. Chakravarti
  • B. Sinha
  • S. Weil
Copyright
2007
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan US
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc.
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-60362-2
DOI
10.1057/9780230603622
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-4039-7629-1
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-53700-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VI, 257
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