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The Jews of Khazaria

The Jews of Khazaria
 

Explores various discoveries about the Khazars' religious life, economy, military, government, and culture. This 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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ISBN 9780742549814
Published 27 September 2006 by Rowman & Littlefield
Format Hardback, 2nd Revised edition
Author(s) By Brook, Kevin Alan

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ISBN-13 9780742549814
ISBN-10 074254981X
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; usually ships 2-3 weeks
Publisher Rowman & Littlefield
Imprint Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Publication Date 27 September 2006
Publication Country United States United States
Format Hardback, 2nd Revised edition
Edition 2nd Revised edition
Author(s) By Brook, Kevin Alan
Category Non-Fiction (Child / Teen)
Jewish studies
Interest Age 19+ years
Reading Age 19+ years
Library of Congress Jews - Russia - History, Russia - Ethnic relations, Khazars, Russia, Russia
NBS Text Social Sciences: Textbooks & Study Guides
ONIX Text College/higher education
Number of Pages 352
Dimensions Width: 164mm
Height: 238mm
Spine: 28mm
Weight 603g
Dewey Code 947.01088296
Catalogue Code Not specified

Description of this Book

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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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review This second, revised edition of Kevin Brook's well-received publication in 1999 of The Jews of Khazaria, integrates important new data culled from ongoing archaeological digs in southern Russia and the Crimea, genetic results of DNA processing, examination of formerly unknown or ignored coin hordes, and the continuing research of scholars around the world. It succeeds in elucidating controversial issues, while contextualizing the Khazar polity within the competitive 9th-11th-century world of Byzantium, the Arab Caliphate, and two regional upstarts: the Dnepr-based aggregate of Nordic, Slavic, and Turkic peoples known as Rus', and the Turkic-Islamic kaganate of Bulgar flourishing in the middle and upper Volga territory. As a full exploration in English of the history and culture of the Khazars, this volume is without equal, and would be quite useful reading in courses focused on the Kievan period of Russian history, as well as broader ones treating the dynamics of Central Eurasian histo

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Author's Bio

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).

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