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Spooked in Seattle: : a haunted handbook, Ross Allison, (ebook)

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Spooked in Seattle: : a haunted handbook
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Spooked in Seattle:
Title remainder
a haunted handbook
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Ross Allison
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eng
Summary
The history of Judaism has for too long been dominated by the theme of antisemitism, reducing Judaism to the recurrent saga of persecution and the struggle for survival. The history of philosemitism provides a corrective to that abysmal view, a reminder of the venerable religion and people that have been an inspiration for non-Jews as well as Jews. There is a poetic justice or historic justice in the fact that England, the first country to expel the Jews in medieval times, has produced the richest literature of philosemitism in modern times. From Cromwell supporting the readmission of the Jews in the 17th century, to Macaulay arguing for the admission of Jews as Members of Parliament in the 19th century, to Churchill urging the recognition of the state of Israel in the 20th, some of England's most eminent writers and statesmen have paid tribute to Jews and Judaism. Their speeches and writing are powerfully resonant today. As are novels by Walter Scott, Disraeli, and George Eliot, which anticipate Zionism well before the emergence of that movement and look forward to the state of Israel, not as a refuge for the persecuted, but as a "homeland" rooted in Jewish history. A recent history of antisemitism in England regretfully observes that English philosemitism is "a past glory. " This book may recall England and not only England to that past glory and inspire other countries to emulate it. It may also reaffirm Jews in their own faith and aspirations
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Midwest
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Allison, Ross
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133.109797/772
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no index present
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
Series statement
America's Haunted Road Trip
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  • Ghosts
  • Haunted places
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adult
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Spooked in Seattle: : a haunted handbook, Ross Allison, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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9781594035715
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11816729
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remote
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11816729
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MWT11816729
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Spooked in Seattle: : a haunted handbook, Ross Allison, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781594035715
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11816729
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11816729
System control number
MWT11816729
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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