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Messianism, Secrecy and Mysticism: A New Interpretation of Early American Jewish Life Hardcover – May 23, 2012

ISBN-13: 978-0853038337 ISBN-10: 0853038333

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  • Hardcover: 416 pages
  • Publisher: Vallentine Mitchell (May 23, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0853038333
  • ISBN-13: 978-0853038337
  • Product Dimensions: 1.5 x 6.5 x 9.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.8 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
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Superbly researched and creative. Prof Leibman's ability to integrate her eye and her traditional research reminds me of Smon Schama in Landscape and Memory
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0 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Jay E. Berkelhamer on February 17, 2013
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This scholarly book is written clearly and insightfully by Professor Leibman who is an expert in her field of study.
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Laura Arnold Leibman is Professor of English and Humanities at Reed College. She was born in Ann Arbor Michigan into a family of distinguished scientists. Since leaving Michigan, she lived in California, Chicago, Seattle, Australia, Panama, and the Netherlands before settling in Portland, Oregon with her husband, children, and two cats. Her second book "Messianism, Secrecy and Mysticism" won a National Jewish Book Award, a Jordan Schnitzer Book Award, and was a Choice journal's Outstanding Academic Titles for 2013. In addition to her print publications she has served as the Academic Director for the multimedia television series "American Passages"(Annenberg/CPB 2003) and the Lead Advisor for the multimedia series "Artifacts and Fictions" (Annenberg/CPB 2003).