The Resource Abraham : the world's first (but certainly not last) Jewish lawyer, Alan M. Dershowitz

Abraham : the world's first (but certainly not last) Jewish lawyer, Alan M. Dershowitz

Label
Abraham : the world's first (but certainly not last) Jewish lawyer
Title
Abraham
Title remainder
the world's first (but certainly not last) Jewish lawyer
Statement of responsibility
Alan M. Dershowitz
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The best-selling author of Taking the Stand presents a no-holds-barred history of Jewish lawyers to profile influential figures from the biblical Abraham and Louis Brandeis through Max Hirschberg and Ruth Bader Ginsburg, "--Novelist
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Dershowitz, Alan M
Index
index present
LC call number
K3242
LC item number
.D47 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Jewish encounters
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jews
  • Jewish lawyers
  • Abraham
  • Abraham
  • Jewish lawyers
  • Jews
Label
Abraham : the world's first (but certainly not last) Jewish lawyer, Alan M. Dershowitz
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: The Jewish lawyer -- Part I. The biblical narrative : the lawyer Abraham. God meets Abram : and so do we -- God tests Abraham and Abraham passes : at least the first test -- Abraham refuses to argue with God and with his wife over the lives of his children : failing God's next test -- Abraham negotiates to buy a burial cave for Sarah -- Part II. In the footsteps of Abraham : Jews on trial, as defendants and defenders. The trial of Jesus, the conviction of the Jews, and the blood libel -- Alfred Dreyfus, Leo Frank, Rudolf Slansky, Anatoly Sharansky, and the nation-state of the Jewish people on trial -- The Jewish lawyer as Abrahamic idol smasher, advocate, collaborator, rescuer, and deal maker -- Epilogue: The future of Abraham's descendants
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xv, 187 pages
Isbn
9780805242935
Lccn
##2015004649
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)902854303
  • (OCoLC)ocn902854303
Label
Abraham : the world's first (but certainly not last) Jewish lawyer, Alan M. Dershowitz
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: The Jewish lawyer -- Part I. The biblical narrative : the lawyer Abraham. God meets Abram : and so do we -- God tests Abraham and Abraham passes : at least the first test -- Abraham refuses to argue with God and with his wife over the lives of his children : failing God's next test -- Abraham negotiates to buy a burial cave for Sarah -- Part II. In the footsteps of Abraham : Jews on trial, as defendants and defenders. The trial of Jesus, the conviction of the Jews, and the blood libel -- Alfred Dreyfus, Leo Frank, Rudolf Slansky, Anatoly Sharansky, and the nation-state of the Jewish people on trial -- The Jewish lawyer as Abrahamic idol smasher, advocate, collaborator, rescuer, and deal maker -- Epilogue: The future of Abraham's descendants
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xv, 187 pages
Isbn
9780805242935
Lccn
##2015004649
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)902854303
  • (OCoLC)ocn902854303

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