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The Hebrew Republic

Jewish Sources and the Transformation of European Political Thought

  • Introduction
  • 1. “Talmudical Commonwealthsmen” and the Rise of Republican Exclusivism
  • 2. “For the Land Is Mine”: The Hebrew Commonwealth and the Rise of Redistribution
  • 3. Hebrew Theocracy and the Rise of Toleration
  • Epilogue
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Bibliography
  • Index

Awards & Accolades

  • 2012 Laura Shannon Prize, Nanovic Institute for European Studies at the University of Notre Dame
  • A Choice Outstanding Academic Title of 2010
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