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Renaissance Philosophy in Jewish Garb

        Giuseppe Veltri, Renaissance Philosophy in Jewish Garb. Foundations and Challenges in Judaism on the Eve of Modernity, Brill Academic Publishers, 2008 Based on several years of…

Acculturation and its Discontents

        David H. Myers, Massimo Ciavolella, Peter Hanns Reill, Geoffrey Symcox (Eds.), Acculturation and its Discontents, University of Toronto Press, 2008 Exploring the fascinating cross-cultural influences between…

Songbook: Umberto Saba

      Umberto Saba, George Hochfield and Leonard Nathan (translators), Songbook: The Selected Poems, Yale University Press, 2009 Umberto Saba’s reputation in Italy and Europe has steadily grown since…

Augusto Segre’s Memoir

        Augusto Segre (Translator: Steve Siporin), Memories of a Jewish Life, University of Nebraska Press, 2008 In this lyrical memoir, translated for the first time into English,…

The Jews in Sicily

        Shlomo Simonsohn, The Jews in Sicily. Notaries of Palermo and Trapani, Brill Academic Publishers, 2008 This volume of the Documentary History of the Jews in Italy…

The Familiarity of Strangers

        Francesca Trivellato, The Familiarity of Strangers: The Sephardic Diaspora, Livorno, and Cross-Cultural Trade in the Early Modern Period, Yale University Press, 2009 Taking a new approach…