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Ben-Yehuda’s vision of a modern Hebrew eventually came to animate a large part of the Jewish world, and gave new confidence and pride to Jewish youth during the most difficult period of modern history, infusing Zionism with a dynamic cultural content. This book examines the many changes that occurred in the transition to Modern Hebrew, acquainting new students of the language with its role as ... read more
Denmark, the southernmost Nordic nation, remains little-known to many citizens of the world. Too often conflated with its Scandinavian neighbors to the north, it is a land of generally flat terrain, with an inviting temperate climate. The land of the Danes has much to offer visitors, and this guide to Danish society, culture, and history offers an inside look, with details on Denmark’s substan... read more
This study evaluates the importance of language in achieving a sense of national solidarity, considering factors such as territory, religion, race, historical continuity, and memory. It investigates the historical experiences of countries and ethnic or regional minorities according to how their political leadership, intellectual elite, or independence movements answered the question, “Who are ... read more
The purpose of this book is threefold: 1. To further document cases in both the United States and abroad that verify Jonah Goldberg’s thesis that a considerable segment of the American public is misled by the use of the terms “RIGHT vs. LEFT,” which are cliché ridden, and often erroneous in their presentation of the most essential relevant facts and the conclusions drawn. 2. To demonstrate tha... read more
This book is for those foreigners who feel the need to relate to what they see and hear around them every day in Spain. Not an encyclopedia or text book on Spanish culture, it presents 34 topics of interest in a readable way-giving an inside look into the country's politics, history, arts, traditions, cuisine and folklore.
Considered one of the most difficult border questions in 19th century European history, the short 40 mile boundary between Denmark and Germany rose to prominence again after both world wars. The resolution of the border issue was accomplished without a boundary change by guaranteeing full minority rights. From being a Danish ''irredenta'', Schleswig has been transformed into a ''heimat'' commo... read more
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