Yaacov Shavit

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Yaacov Shavit is a professor at the Department of Jewish History, Tel Aviv University. His main fields of study are the history of modern Israel and modern Jewish intellectual and cultural history.[1] Shavit has also written about the Afrocentrism movement in the African American community.

Published works[edit]

  • 1987, The New Hebrew Nation: A Study in Israeli Heresy and Fantasy, Routledge, ISBN 978-0714633022.
  • 1988, Jabotinsky and the Revisionist Movement, 1925-1948, Routledge, ISBN 978-0-7146-3325-1.
  • 1997, with Chaya Naor, Niki Werner, Athens in Jerusalem: Classical Antiquity and Hellenism in the Making of the Modern Secular Jew, Oxford (Paperback edition, 1999, Taylor & Francis, ISBN 978-1874774365).
  • 2001, History in Black: African Americans in Search of an Ancient Past, London., Routledge, ISBN 978-0714682167.
  • 2006, with Jehuda Reinharz, Glorious, Accursed Europe: An Essay on the Jews, Europe and Western Culture, ISBN 978-1584658436.
  • 2007, with Chaya Naor and Mordechai Eran, The Hebrew Bible Reborn: From Holy Scripture to the Book of Books, Berlin, Walter de Gruyter, ISBN 978-3110191417.


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