The Jews of Khazaria (2nd Revised edition)

The Jews of Khazaria (2nd Revised edition)

By: Kevin Alan Brook (author)Hardback

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In this thoroughly revised edition of a modern classic, The Jews of Khazaria explores many exciting new discoveries about the Khazars' religious life, economy, military, government, and culture. It builds upon new studies of the Khazars, evaluating and incorporating recent theories, along with new documentary and archaeological findings. The book gives a comprehensive accounting of the cities, towns, and fortresses of Khazaria, and features a timeline summarizing key events in Khazar history.

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About Author

Kevin Alan Brook is an historian who has researched the Khazars since 1993. He has contributed articles about the Khazars to The Encyclopaedia of Judaism Second Edition (Brill, 2005) and The Turks Vol. 1 (Yeni Turkiye, 2002). Since 1995, Brook has maintained the website of the American Center of Khazar Studies (Khazaria.com).

Contents

Chapter 1 Acknowledgments Chapter 2 Introduction Chapter 3 The Origins of the Khazars Chapter 4 The Cities and Towns of the Khazars Chapter 5 The Structure of the Khazar Government Chapter 6 The Khazar Way of Life Chapter 7 Khazarian Trade Chapter 8 The Khazars' Conversion to Judaism Chapter 9 Relations between the Khazars and Other Peoples Chapter 10 The Decline and Fall of the Khazar Empire Chapter 11 The Diaspora of the Khazars Chapter 12 Eastern and Central European Jews after the Tenth Century Chapter 13 Appendix A: Timeline of Khazar History Chapter 14 Appendix B: Glossary Chapter 15 Appendix C: Native Khazar Personal Names Chapter 16 Appendix D: Other Instances of Conversion to Judaism in History Chapter 17 Bibliography Chapter 18 Index Chapter 19 About the Author

Product Details

  • publication date: 27/09/2006
  • ISBN13: 9780742549814
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 352
  • ID: 9780742549814
  • weight: 603
  • ISBN10: 074254981X
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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