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Jews of Khazaria
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Jews of Khazaria

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BookHardcover
330 pages
English
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Cover TextIn this thoroughly revised edition of a modern classic, The Jews of Khazaria explores many exciting new discoveries about the Khazars' religious life, economy, military, government, and culture. It builds upon new studies of the Khazars, evaluating and incorporating recent theories, along with new documentary and archaeological findings. The book gives a comprehensive accounting of the cities, towns, and fortresses of Khazaria, and features a timeline summarizing key events in Khazar history.
SummaryExplores various discoveries about the Khazars' religious life, economy, military, government, and culture. This book gives a comprehensive accounting of the cities, towns, and fortresses of Khazaria, and features a timeline summarizing key events in Khazar history.
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ISBN/GTIN978-0-7425-4981-4
Product TypeBook
BindingHardcover
Publishing year2006
Publishing date01/07/2006
Edition2. Auflage
Pages330 pages
LanguageEnglish
SizeWidth 162 mm, Height 232 mm, Thickness 30 mm
Weight640 g
Article no.3953796
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Table of ContentChapter 1 Acknowledgments Chapter 2 Introduction Chapter 3 1 The Origins of the Khazars Chapter 4 2 The Cities and Towns of the Khazars Chapter 5 3 The Structure of the Khazar Government Chapter 6 4 The Khazar Way of Life Chapter 7 5 Khazarian Trade Chapter 8 6 The Khazars' Conversion to Judaism Chapter 9 7 Relations between the Khazars and Other Peoples Chapter 10 8 The Decline ...more
CritiqueThis second, revised edition of Kevin Brook's well-received publication in 1999 of The Jews of Khazaria, integrates important new data culled from ongoing archaeological digs in southern Russia and the Crimea, genetic results of DNA processing, examination of formerly unknown or ignored coin hordes, and the continuing research of scholars around the world. It succeeds in elucidating controversial issues,...more

Author

Kevin Alan Brook is an historian who has researched the Khazars since 1993. He has contributed articles about the Khazars to The Encyclopaedia of Judaism Second Edition (Brill, 2005) and The Turks Vol. 1 (Yeni Turkiye, 2002). Since 1995, Brook has maintained the website of the American Center of Khazar Studies (Khazaria.com).