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Buddhist Studies beyond the Nation-State  

Richard K. Payne

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Jun 2016
This essay examines a variety of dysfunctional consequences of employing modern nation-states as the default organizing category for Buddhist studies regardless of the period being ... More

Eastern European Jewry in the Modern Period: 1750–1939  

Michael Stanislawski

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Dec 2004
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Sep 2009
This article notes that the study of the modern history of East European Jews is not a field driven at present by deep conceptual or ideological divides or abiding scholarly or ... More

European Jewry in the Early Modern Period: 1492–1750  

Elisheva Carlebach

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Dec 2004
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Sep 2009
This article describes conceptions of the early modern period in Jewish historiography, the Italian Renaissance, intellectual history, the Jews of Central Europe in the early modern ... More

Other Diaspora Jewish Literatures Since 1492  

Ilan Stavans

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Dec 2004
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Sep 2009
Since their expulsion from the Iberian Peninsula in 1492, the dissemination of the Jews in Europe, northern Africa, Asia, the Middle East, and the Americas has resulted not only in the ... More

Sephardi and Middle Eastern Jewries since 1492  

Sarah Abrevaya Stein

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Dec 2004
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Sep 2009
Despite significant achievements, certain challenges still confront the student of Sephardi and Middle Eastern Jewries. This article delineates four such challenges. First, the conceptual ... More

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