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A Jew's best friend? the image of the dog throughout Jewish history /

A discussion on the specific cultural manifestations of the relationship between dogs and Jews, from ancient times to the present, this work covers a geographical range extending from the Middle East through Europe and to North America, while the contributors-all of whom are senior university scholars specializing in various disciplines-provide a unique cross-cultural, trans-national, diachronic perspective. An important theme is the constant tension between domination/control and partnership that underpins the relationship of humans to animals.

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  • "A discussion on the specific cultural manifestations of the relationship between dogs and Jews, from ancient times to the present, this work covers a geographical range extending from the Middle East through Europe and to North America, while the contributors-all of whom are senior university scholars specializing in various disciplines-provide a unique cross-cultural, trans-national, diachronic perspective. An important theme is the constant tension between domination/control and partnership that underpins the relationship of humans to animals."@en
  • "A discussion on the specific cultural manifestations of the relationship between dogs and Jews, from ancient times to the present, this work covers a geographical range extending from the Middle East through Europe and to North America, while the contributorsall of whom are senior university scholars specializing in various disciplinesprovide a unique cross-cultural, trans-national, diachronic perspective. An important theme is the constant tension between domination/control and partnership that underpins the relationship of humans to animals, as well as the connection between Jewish societies and their broader host cultures. A public increasingly interested in cultural history in general and Jewish history in particular will benefit from the diverse perspectives provided herein."@en

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  • "Criticism, interpretation, etc."@en
  • "Criticism, interpretation, etc."
  • "Aufsatzsammlung."
  • "Electronic books."@en

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  • "A Jew's best friend? : the image of the dog throughout Jewish history /"
  • "Jew's best friend? : the image of the dog throughout Jewish history /"
  • "A Jew's best friend? the image of the dog throughout Jewish history /"@en
  • "A Jew's Best Friend? the Image of the Dog Throughout Jewish History."@en