Ancient Near East, Semitics and Judaica – November 2013
Ancient Near Eastern Civilizations
- Approaching rituals in ancient cultures: Questioni di Rito: Rituali come Fonte di Conoscenza delle Religioni e delle Concezioni del Mondo nelle Culture Antiche, proceedings of the conference, November 28-30, 2011, Roma / edited by Claus Ambos and Lorenzo Verderame.
- Frühe Götterdarstellungen in Mesopotamien / Eva Andrea Braun-Holzinger
- Die Wahrsagekunst im Alten Orient : Zeichen des Himmels und der Erde / Stefan M. Maul
- Etudes Ougaritiques III / [edited by] Valérie Matoïan and Michel Al-Maqdissi,
- The forgotten kingdom: the archaeology and history of Northern Israel / by Israel Finkelstein.
- Wisdom from the late Bronze Age / by Yoram Cohen ; edited by Andrew R. George.
- The Kingdoms of Israel and Judah in the eighth and seventh centuries B.C.E. / by Antoon Schoors ; translated by Michael Lesley.
- Discovering Gilgamesh: geology, narrative and the historical sublime in Victorian culture / Vybarr Cregan-Reid
- Royal Hittite instructions and related administrative texts / edited by Jared L. Miller.
Hebrew and other Semitic languages
- A medieval Karaite pedagogical grammar of Hebrew: a critical edition and English translation of Kitab al-Uqud fi Tasarif al-Luga al-‘Ibraniyya. . / Nadia Vidro.
- Sense of sight in rabbinic culture: Jewish ways of seeing in late antiquity / Rachel Neis
- The devil that never dies: the rise and threat of global antisemitism / Daniel Jonah Goldhagen.
- Jews and the military: a history / Derek J. Penslar.
Modern Israeli / Palestinian Studies
- Waltzing with Bashir: perpetrator trauma and cinema / Raya Morag.
- Citizen strangers: Palestinians and the birth of Israel’s liberal settler state / Shira Robinson.
- Palestine inside out: an everyday occupation / Saree Makdisi ; with a new foreword by Alice Walker.
- Violence, nonviolence, and the Palestinian national movement / Wendy Pearlman.
- Palestine and the Arab-Israeli conflict: a history with documents / Charles D. Smith. [8th edition, 2013]