The Jewish Body

The Jewish Body

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An encyclopedic survey of the Jewish body as it has existed and as it has been imagined from biblical times to the present

That the human body can be the object not only of biological study but also of historical consideration and cultural criticism is now widely accepted. But why, Robert Jütte asks, should a historian bother with the Jewish body in particular? And is the "Jewish body" as much a concept constructed over the course of centuries by Jews and non-Jews… (more)

Book Details  

Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press (November 27, 2020)

Collection: Jewish Culture and Contexts

Format: EPUB

Page count: 416 pages

File size: 6 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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