Book Talk by David Myers, UCLA, with comments by Amir Eshel, Stanford University and Gabriel Piterberg, UCLA, Reception and Signing to Follow
David N. Myers received his A.B. from Yale College in 1982, and undertook graduate studies at Tel-Aviv and Harvard Universities before completing his doctorate at Columbia in 1991. He has written extensively in the fields of modern Jewish intellectual and cultural history, with a particular interest in the history of Jewish historiography. He has authored Re-Inventing the Jewish Past: European Jewish Intellectuals and the Zionist Return to History (Oxford: 1995), Resisting History: Historicism and its Discontents in German-Jewish Thought (Princeton, 2003), and Between Jew and Arab: The Lost Voice of Simon Rawidowicz (Brandeis University Press, 2008). Myers has edited six books, including The Jewish Past Revisited and Enlightenment and Diaspora: The Armenian and Jewish Cases.
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