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Sephardi and Middle Eastern Jewries History and Culture in the Modern Era by Harvey E. Goldberg
  

Sephardi and Middle Eastern Jewries History and Culture in the Modern Era

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Sephardi and Middle Eastern Jewries History and Culture in the Modern Era by Harvey E. Goldberg

Providing an unparalleled overview of Sephardi and Middle Eastern Jewish communities in world history, this authoritative, stimulating work, superbly edited and clearly written, also suggests new approaches to assessing their cultural practices and relation to the wider societies of which they formed, and in many cases continue to form, a part. -Dale F. Eickelman, Dartmouth CollegeHistorians, anthropologists, and linguists from Israel, the United Kingdom, France, and the United States provide a comprehensive picture of Sephardi and Middle Eastern Jewries in modern times. The volume touches on such themes as the impact of modernization upon Sephardi communities in North Africa, the Balkans, and other areas of the Ottoman Empire; responses to cultural change in Sephardi communities of Iraq and North Africa; issues relating to contemporary Jewish languages and literatures; and conceptions of ethnicity and gender in Sephardi communities.Contributors include Joelle Bahloul, Jacob Barnai, Esther Benbassa, Yoram Bilu, David M. Bunis, Joseph Chetrit, Harvey E. Goldberg, Isaac Guershon, Andre Levy, Laurence D. Loeb, Susan Gilson Miller, Amnon Netzer, Aron Rodrigue, Esther Schely-Newman, Daniel J. Schroeter, Norman A. Stillman, Yosef Tobi, Yaron Tsur, Zvi Yehuda, and Zvi Zohar.

About the Author

HARVEY E. GOLDBERG is Professor of Anthropology in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Hebrew University and author of Jewish Life in Muslim Libya: Rivals and Relatives.

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Book Info

Publication date

22nd March 1996

Author

Harvey E. Goldberg

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Publisher

Indiana University Press

Format

Paperback
368 pages

Categories


General & world history
Social & cultural history

ISBN

9780253210418

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