Imperialisms in Jewish History, From Pre- to Postmodern
Publication Date: January 2005
Series: AJS Perspectives: The Newsletter of the Association for Jewish Studies, Fall 2005, pp.8-10.
Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive
Keywords: Academic Research; History; Theory; International Relations
The author explores how various new approaches to "empire" as an analytical category have reinvigorated the academic study of ancient Jewish society and culture, focusing on studies of Jewry under Roman and Byzantine rule from the first to the seventh century CE.