Archive for December, 2011

New books from YU faculty

Friday, December 16th, 2011

Spies and Holy Wars: The Middle East in 20th Century Crime Fiction, by Reeva Spector Simon. University of Texas Press, 2010. Terrorist or sheik? In her new book, Reeva Spector Simon—Professor of History, Yeshiva University–shows how the Middle Eastern villain evolved from malleable victim before World War II to international, techno-savvy figure in today’s crime […]

New books from YU faculty

Friday, December 16th, 2011

War No More: The Antiwar Impulse in American Literature, 1861-1914, by Cynthia Wachtell.  Louisiana State University Press, 2010 Long before the twentieth century, the meaning of the battlefield was questioned. Exploring the span of American literature between the Civil War and World War I, Cynthia Wachtell—Professor of English, Stern College—reveals the diverse responses to war, […]

Jewish Studies Research Guides

Wednesday, December 14th, 2011

Two new research guides that focus on Jewish Studies were recently published by YU librarians. In “Finding an article for Jewish Studies,” Moshe Schapiro explains how to use the catalog and databases to identify articles on a Jewish Studies topic and how to find the texts of the articles.  Zvi Erenyi, in his guide, “Ancient […]