Bibliography of Khazar Studies, 1901-Present
Compiled by Kevin Alan Brook

Section 2: Book Reviews


BOOK REVIEWS OF "THE WORLD OF THE KHAZARS" EDITED BY GOLDEN, SHAMMAI, AND RÓNA-TAS

In English:
        Makó, Gergõ. (review of "The World of the Khazars.") Acta Orientalia Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae 62:4 (2009): 469-473.
        Stepanov, Tsvetelin. (review of "The World of the Khazars.") Archivum Eurasiae Medii Aevi 16 (2008/2009): 263-?.

In French:
        Shatzmiller, Joseph. (review of "The World of the Khazars.") Le Moyen Âge 114:3 (Bruxelles, 2008): 720.

In Hungarian:
        Makó, Gergõ. (review of "The World of the Khazars.") Századok 143:6 (2009): 1503-1506.


BOOK REVIEWS OF BROOK'S "THE JEWS OF KHAZARIA" (2nd Edition)

In English:
        Bogursky, Jeff H. (review of Brook's "The Jews of Khazaria.") Jewish Book World 25:3 (Fall 2007): 70.
        Glanville, Mark. (review of Brook's "The Jews of Khazaria.") Jewish Quarterly No. 208 (Winter 2007).
        Golden, Mark. (joint review of Brook's "The Jews of Khazaria" and Maroney's "The Other Zions.") The Outlook: Canada's Progressive Jewish Magazine 48:5 (September-October 2010): 28-29.
        Howard-Johnston, James Douglas. (review of Brook's "The Jews of Khazaria.") Shofar: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Jewish Studies 27:2 (Winter 2009): 148-150.
        Krakowski, Eve Shalen. (review of Brook's "The Jews of Khazaria.") Journal of Near Eastern Studies 70:2 (October 2011): 359-360.
        Raffensperger, Christian. (review of Brook's "The Jews of Khazaria.") The Russian Review 67:1 (January 2008): 156-157.

In Russian:
        Khrapunov, Nikita. "Khazary i Khazariya: novye podkhody i starye problemy." Ab Imperio 2/2008 (August 2008): 100-111.


BOOK REVIEWS OF BROOK'S "THE JEWS OF KHAZARIA" (1st Edition)

In English:
        Ward, Seth. (review of Brook's "The Jews of Khazaria.") Jewish Quarterly Review 91:3-4 (January-April 2001): 523-525.

In French:
        Marcus, Claude-Gérard. "Présence des Khazars." L'Arche: le mensuel du judaïsme français No. 535 (September 2002): 138-139.

In German:
        Schreiner, Stefan. (review of Brook's "The Jews of Khazaria.") Judaica: Beiträge zum Verstehen des Judentums 57:2 (2001): 156-157.

In Russian:
        Lourie, Basil M. (review of Brook's "The Jews of Khazaria.") Khristianskii Vostok 2 (8) (May 2001): 436-441.


BOOK REVIEWS OF BROOK'S "HAZAR YAHUDİLERİ"

In Turkish:
        Kakinç, Halit. "Kökler." Star Gazete (June 5, 2005).
        Mizrahi, Albert. "Hazarlar: Bir Yahudi Türk İmparatorluğu." Şalom Gazetesi (October 20, 2010).
        Özalp, Hüseyin, and Gömeç, Saadettin. "Türklerle İsrailliler akraba mı?" Tempo No. 11/901 (March 16-22, 2005): 24-27.


BOOK REVIEWS OF ROTH'S "CHASAREN"

In German:
        Schreiner, Stefan. (review of Roth's "Chasaren. Das vergessene Großreich der Juden.") Zeitschrift für Religionswissenschaft 15:1 (2007).
        Tilly, Michael. (review of Roth's "Chasaren. Das vergessene Großreich der Juden.") Orientalistische Literaturzeitung 102:1 (January-February 2007): 64-?.


BOOK REVIEWS OF "L'EMPIRE KHAZAR" EDITED BY PIATIGORSKY AND SAPIR

In French:
        Garcin, Jérôme. (review of "L'Empire khazar.") Le Nouvel Observateur (April 14, 2005).


BOOK REVIEWS OF IRMUKHANOV'S "KHAZARY I KAZAKHI"

In English:
        Golden, Peter Benjamin. "The Khazars and the Kazakhs: New Perspectives." Archivum Eurasiae Medii Aevi 14 (2005): ?-?.


BOOK REVIEWS OF PLETNYOVA'S "OCHERKI KHAZARSKOY ARKHEOLOGII"

In Russian:
        Joffe, Dennis. "Uzkii vzglyad. Kriticheskiie zametki po povodu nedavnei knigi S. A. Pletnyovoi 'Ocherki Khazarskoy arkeologii.'" Kaleidoskop (cultural supplement to Vremia) No. 440 (Tel Aviv, August 26, 1999): 7-8.


BOOK REVIEWS OF PLETNYOVA'S "SARKEL I 'SHIOLKOVYI' PUT'"

In English:
        Kovalev, Roman K. (review of Pletnyova's "Sarkel i 'Shiolkovyi' Put'.") Archivum Eurasiae Medii Aevi 10 (1998-1999): 245-254.


BOOK REVIEWS OF GOLB AND PRITSAK'S "KHAZARSKO-YEVREISKIE DOKUMENTY X VEKA"

In German:
        Angermann, Norbert. (review of Golb and Pritsak's "Khazarsko-yevreiskie dokumenty X veka.") Hansische Geschichtsblätter 119 (1999): 288-289.

In Russian:
        Shapira, Dan D. Y. "Otmstit' Nerazumnym Khazaram." Okna, Weekly Literary Supplement to VESTI, Israeli Newspaper in Russian (December 18, 1997): 22-23 and (December 25, 1997): 36-47.


BOOK REVIEWS OF GOLB AND PRITSAK'S "KHAZARIAN HEBREW DOCUMENTS OF THE TENTH CENTURY"

In English:
        Bowman, Steven. (review of Golb and Pritsak's "Khazarian Hebrew Documents of the Tenth Century.") Speculum 59 (April 1984): 474-475.
        Dewey, Horace William. (review of Golb and Pritsak's "Khazarian Hebrew Documents of the Tenth Century.") The American Historical Review 88:5 (December 1983): 1260-1261.
        Ettinger, Samuel. (review of Golb and Pritsak's "Khazarian Hebrew Documents of the Tenth Century.") The Russian Review 43:4 (October 1984): 436-438.
        Gil, Moshe. (review of Golb and Pritsak's "Khazarian Hebrew Documents of the Tenth Century.") Journal of Near Eastern Studies 46:2 (April 1987): 145-146.
        Golden, Peter Benjamin. "A New Discovery: Khazarian Hebrew Documents of the Tenth Century." Harvard Ukrainian Studies 8:3-4 (December 1984): 474-486.
        Moreen, Vera Basch. "Golb-Pritsak's Khazarian Documents." Jewish Quarterly Review 73:4 (April 1983): 404-405.
        Robinson, Ira. (review of Golb and Pritsak's "Khazarian Hebrew Documents of the Tenth Century.") Journal of the American Academy of Religion 52:2 (1984): 397-398.
        Schwartzfuchs, Simon. (review of Golb and Pritsak's "Khazarian Hebrew Documents of the Tenth Century.") Revue de l'Histoire des Religions 201 (1984): 433-434.
        Stanislawski, Michael. (review of Golb and Pritsak's "Khazarian Hebrew Documents of the Tenth Century.") Slavic Review 43 (Spring 1984): 92-93.
        Ward, Seth. (review of Golb and Pritsak's "Khazarian Hebrew Documents of the Tenth Century.") Judaica Book News 14:2 (1984): 16.
        Wexler, Paul. (review of Golb and Pritsak's "Khazarian Hebrew Documents of the Tenth Century.") Mediterranean Language Review 3 (1987): 136-139.

In French:
        Nahon, Gérard. (review of Golb and Pritsak's "Khazarian Hebrew Documents of the Tenth Century." Revue des études juives 145 (1986): 193-194.

In Russian:
        Tolochko, A. P. (review of Golb and Pritsak's "Khazarian Hebrew Documents of the Tenth Century." Voprosy istorii (December 1987) No. 12: 144-146.


BOOK REVIEWS OF GOLDEN'S "KHAZAR STUDIES"

In English:
        Bosworth, Clifford Edmund. (review of Peter B. Golden's "Khazar Studies.") Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies 45:1 (London, 1982): 179.
        Nagrodzka-Majchrzyk, Teresa. (review of Peter B. Golden's "Khazar Studies.") Rocznik Orientalistyczny 44:2 (1985): 113-116.
        Nemoy, Leon. "Golden's Khazar Studies." Jewish Quarterly Review 73:4 (April 1983): 400-401.
        Shatzmiller, Joseph. (review of Peter B. Golden's "Khazar Studies.") Canadian Journal of History / Annales canadiennes d'histoire 19:1 (April 1984): 101-103.

In French:
        Nahon, Gérard. (review of Peter B. Golden's "Khazar Studies.") Revue des études juives 145 (1986): 437-438.

In German:
        Decsy, Gyula. (review of Peter B. Golden's "Khazar Studies.") Ural-Altaische Jahrbücher 54 (1982): 165-166.
        Menges, Karl Heinrich. (review of Peter B. Golden's "Khazar Studies: An Historico-Philological Inquiry into the Origin of the Khazars.") Central Asiatic Journal 30:1-2 (1986): 55-77.
        Spuler, Bertold. (review of Peter B. Golden's "Khazar Studies.") Der Islam 59 (1982): 171-172.
        (Author?) (review of Peter B. Golden's "Khazar Studies.") Orientalistische Literaturzeitung 80 (1984): 486-488.

In Russian:
        Shcherbak, Aleksandr Mikhailovich. (review of Peter B. Golden's "Khazar Studies.") Sovietskaya Tiurkologiya (January-February 1982): 103-106.

In Turkish:
        (Author?) (review of Peter B. Golden's "Khazar Studies.") Belleten 46:81 (1982): 146-147.

In unknown languages (German?):
        Johansen, Lars. (review of Peter B. Golden's "Khazar Studies.") Acta Orientalia 44 (Copenhagen, 1983): 232-236.


BOOK REVIEWS OF KOESTLER'S "THE THIRTEENTH TRIBE"

In English:
        Abramsky, Chimen. "The Khazar Myth." Jewish Chronicle (April 9, 1976): 19.
        Adams, P. L. (review of Koestler's "The Thirteenth Tribe.") Atlantic 238 (September 1976): 97.
        Anonymous. "Lost Empire: The Thirteenth Tribe, by Arthur Koestler." Economist 259 (April 24, 1976): 121.
        Blumstock, Robert. "Going Home: Arthur Koestler's Thirteenth Tribe." Jewish Social Studies 48:2 (1986): 93-104.
        Brace, Keith. (review of Koestler's "The Thirteenth Tribe.") Birmingham Post (1976).
        Cameron, James. "Ask the Rabbi: The Thirteenth Tribe, by Arthur Koestler." New Statesman 91 (April 9, 1976): 472.
        Cumming, John. (review of Koestler's "The Thirteenth Tribe.") The Tablet (1976).
        Du Boulay, F. R. H. (review of Koestler's "The Thirteenth Tribe.") London Times Educational Supplement (June 18, 1976).
        Fox, Robin Lane. (review of Koestler's "The Thirteenth Tribe.") The Financial Times (1976).
        Fuller, Edmund. "A Jewish Nation in the Caucasus." The Wall Street Journal (August 11, 1976).
        Geltman, Max. "Koestler's Contortions." Midstream (February 1977): 69-71.
        Grossman, Edward. "Koestler's Jewish Problem: The Thirteenth Tribe, by Arthur Koestler." Commentary 62 (December 1976): 59-64.
        Kanen, Ronald A. (review of Koestler's "The Thirteenth Tribe.") Library Journal 101:14 (August 1, 1976): 1632.
        Kearney, Vincent S. (review of Koestler's "The Thirteenth Tribe.") America 135:15 (November 13, 1976): 333.
        Kirsch, Robert. "Khazars' kingdom--origin of Eastern European Jewry?" Los Angeles Times (August 8, 1976): J1 and ?.
        Klausner, Carla L. (review of Koestler's "The Thirteenth Tribe.") Kansas City Times and Star (September 12, 1976): 8F.
        Krajcar, J. (review of Koestler's "The Thirteenth Tribe.") Studies: An Irish Quarterly Review 66:261 (Spring 1977): 99-100.
        Maccoby, Hyam. "The Khazars and the Jews: The Thirteenth Tribe, by Arthur Koestler." The Listener 95 (April 8, 1976): 450.
        Maccoby, Hyam. "Koestler's Racism." Midstream 23 (March 1977).
        MacLean, Fitzroy. "Shalom Yisrah: The Thirteenth Tribe, by Arthur Koestler." New York Times Book Review (August 29, 1976): 4.
        Majeski, Jane. "Chutzpah: The Thirteenth Tribe, by Arthur Koestler." National Review 28:43 (November 12, 1976): 1248-1249.
        Margolis, Richard J. "Jewish Dynasty: Review of The Thirteenth Tribe by Arthur Koestler." Bookletter (November 13, 1976).
        Mason, Philip. "The Birth of the Jews? The Thirteenth Tribe, by Arthur Koestler." Spectator 236 (April 10, 1976): 19.
        Meyer, Karl E. "Conversion in Khazaria: The Thirteenth Tribe, by Arthur Koestler." Saturday Review 3 (August 21, 1976): 40.
        Naamani, Israel T. "Tribe and People." The American Zionist 67 (February 1977).
        Peretz, Don. "Jewish Roots and Modern Israel." Journal of Palestine Studies 6:2 (Winter 1977): 133-138.
        Pryce-Jones, David. "How Odd of God." The London Times (April 8, 1976).
        Raphael, Chaim. "Chosen Peoples: The Thirteenth Tribe, by Arthur Koestler." Times Literary Supplement (June 11, 1976): 696.
        Rosensweig, Bernard. "The Thirteenth Tribe, the Khazars and the Origins of East European Jewry." Tradition: A Journal of Orthodox Thought 16:5 (Fall 1977): 139-162.
        Rosenthal, Newman. (review of Koestler's "The Thirteenth Tribe.") The Herald (Melbourne, Australia, July 22, 1976).
        Salamone, V. A. (review of Koestler's "The Thirteenth Tribe.") Best Sellers 36 (November 1976): 262.
        Schechner, Mark. "All the Difference in the World: The Thirteenth Tribe, by Arthur Koestler." Nation 223:17 (November 20, 1976): 535-536.
        Scheper, George. "The world of our Khazar fathers?" The Sun (Baltimore, Maryland, September 12, 1976): D5.
        Sheppard, R. Z. "Caucasian Connection." Time 108 (August 23, 1976): 60.
        Snobel, Alec, and Wallach, Michael. "The Thirteenth Tribe." Jewish Chronicle, Colour Magazine (1976?).
        Sokolov, Raymond. "Origins of the Jews." Newsweek (August 30, 1976).
        Steiner, George. "The Nation that Disappeared." The Sunday Times (April 4, 1976): 39.
        Stone, Phineas. (review of Koestler's "The Thirteenth Tribe.") Washington Jewish Week (October 5-11, 1978).
        Suny, Ronald Grigor. (review of Koestler's "The Thirteenth Tribe.") Ararat 18:4 (Autumn 1977): 40-41.
        Toynbee, Philip. "Who Are the Jews? The Thirteenth Tribe, by Arthur Koestler." Observer (London, April 4, 1976): 27.
        Wieseltier, Leon. "You Don't Have to Be Khazarian: The Thirteenth Tribe, by Arthur Koestler." New York Review of Books (October 28, 1976): 33-36.
        (Author?) (review of Koestler's "The Thirteenth Tribe.") New Yorker 52 (September 20, 1976): 145.

In French:
        Szyszman, Simon. "La question des Khazars essai de mise au point." Jewish Quarterly Review 73:2 (October 1982): 189-202.


BOOK REVIEWS OF KOESTLER'S "TRINADTSATOYE KOLENO"

In Russian:
        Xaetskaya, Elena. "Xazary, oni zhe ashkenazi." PITERbook Plyus No. 5 (76) (St. Petersburg, May 2002).


BOOK REVIEWS OF KOESTLER'S "AL TREISPREZECELEA TRIB: KHAZARII"

In Romanian:
        Majuru, Adrian. (review of Koestler's "Al treisprezecelea trib: khazarii".) Observator Cultural 159 (March 11, 2003).


BOOK REVIEWS OF DUNLOP'S "THE HISTORY OF THE JEWISH KHAZARS"

In English:
        Ankori, Zvi. (review of D. M. Dunlop's "The History of the Jewish Khazars.") Judaism 5 (Spring 1956): 185-188.
        Dubler, Cesar E. (review of D. M. Dunlop's "The History of the Jewish Khazars.") Journal of Near Eastern Studies 15:3 (July 1956): 191-193.
        Frye, Richard N. (review of D. M. Dunlop's "The History of the Jewish Khazars.") Harvard Journal of Asiatic Studies 19:1/2 (June 1956): 169-171.
        Himmelfarb, Milton. (review of D. M. Dunlop's "The History of the Jewish Khazars.") Commentary 6 (June 1955): 606?-607?.
        Howard, Harry N. (review of D. M. Dunlop's "The History of the Jewish Khazars.") The Middle East Journal 22:1 (Winter 1968): 106.
        Kaplan, Frederick I. (review of D. M. Dunlop's "The History of the Jewish Khazars.") American Slavic and East European Review 14:3 (October 1955): 404-405.
        Lewis, Bernard. (review of D. M. Dunlop's "The History of the Jewish Khazars.") Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies 17:3 (1955): 618-619.
        Minorsky, Vladimir Fedorovich. "A New Book on the Khazars." Oriens 11 (1959): 122-145.
        Nemoy, Leon. (review of D. M. Dunlop's "The History of the Jewish Khazars.") Jewish Quarterly Review 46:1 (July 1955): 78-81.
        Neuman, Abraham A. (review of D. M. Dunlop's "The History of the Jewish Khazars.") The American Historical Review 61:2 (January 1956): 379-380.
        Rosenthal, Frank. (review of D. M. Dunlop's "The History of the Jewish Khazars.") Speculum: A Journal of Mediaeval Studies 30:2 (April 1955): 274-275.
        Wiesenberg, E. (review of D. M. Dunlop's "The History of the Jewish Khazars.") Historia Judaica 17 (1955): 74-76.
        Wischnitzer, Mark. (review of D. M. Dunlop's "The History of the Jewish Khazars.") Russian Review 14:3 (July 1955): 266-267.


BOOK REVIEWS OF GUMILEV'S "OTKRYTIE XAZARII"

In German:
        Widera, Bruno. "Otkrytie Chasarii (Die Entdeckung Chazariens)." Zeitschrift für Geschichtswissenschaft 16:2 (Berlin, 1968): 247.

In Russian:
        Kondratov, A. "Poiski Volzhskoy Atlantidy." Vodniy transport (June 24, 1967).
        Pol'skaya, E. "Tainy minuvshix vekov." Sov. Kalmykiya (Sept. 1967).
        Vinogradov, V. B. "Otkrit li Semender?" Istoriya SSSR (1968) No. 4: 232-233.
        Vinogradov, Yu. "Na podstupax k Semendery: Poiski stolitsy Khazarin." Groznenskiy rabochiy (April 9, 1967).


BOOK REVIEWS OF ARTAMONOV'S "ISTORIYA XAZAR"

In Bulgarian:
        Stanchev, S. (review of M. I. Artamonov's "Istoriya Xazar.") Arkheologiya 5:3 (Sofia, 1963): 93-95.

In Czech:
        Filip, J. (review of M. I. Artamonov's "Istoriya Xazar.") Archeologicke rozhledy 14:6 (1962): 867-868.

In Hebrew:
        Ettinger, Shmuel. (review of M. I. Artamonov's "Istoriya Xazar.") Kiryat Sefer 39 (1964): 501-505.

In Russian:
        Fedorov, Ya. A. (review of M. I. Artamonov's "Istoriya Xazar.") Voprosy istorii (March 1963).
        Mavrodii, V. V. (review of M. I. Artamonov's "Istoriya Xazar.") Vestnik Leningradskogo Universiteta (1963) No. 2: 145-148.
        Pletnyova, Svetlana Aleksandrovna. (review of M. I. Artamonov's "Istoriya Xazar.") Sovietskaya Arkheologiya (1963) No. 3: 279-283.


BOOK REVIEWS OF ZAJACZKOWSKI'S "ZE STUDIÓW NAD ZAGADNIENIEM CHAZARSKIM"

In German:
        Pritsak, Omeljan. (review of A. Zajączkowski's "Ze studiów nad zagadnieniem chazarskim.") Der Islam 29 (1949): 96-103.


BOOK REVIEWS OF POLIAK'S "KAZARIYAH"

In English:
        Starr, Joshua. (review of Abraham N. Poliak's "Kazariyah.") Jewish Social Studies 7 (1945): 65-67.

In Hebrew:
        Landau, Maximilian. (review of Abraham N. Poliak's "Kazariyah.") Qiryath Sefer 21 (1944): 19-24.
        Eshkolli, A. (review of Abraham N. Poliak's "Kazariyah.") Moznayim 18 (YEAR?): 298-304, 375-383. Poliak's reply was published in Moznayim 19 (YEAR?): 288-291, 348-352.

In Yiddish:
        Friedman, Philip. (review of Abraham N. Poliak's "Kazariyah.") Yivo Bleter 36 (1952): 294-300.


BOOK REVIEWS OF KUTSCHERA'S "DIE CHASAREN"

In Hungarian:
        Krausz, Sámuel. "Kutschera Báró a kazárokról." I.M.I.T. Évkönyv 33 (1911): 329-340.


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