Port Jews: Jewish communities in cosmopolitan maritime trading centers, 1650-1950


Cesarani, D. (ed.) (2002) Port Jews: Jewish communities in cosmopolitan maritime trading centers, 1650-1950, Abingdon, UK, Frank Cass, 200pp. (Parkes-Wiener Series on Jewish Studies).

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The history of Jews in cosmopolitan maritime trading centres is a field of research that is reshaping our understanding of how Jews entered the modern world. These studies show that the utility of Jewish merchants in an era of European expansion was vital to their acculturation and assimilation.

Item Type: Book
ISBNs: 0714653497 (hardback)
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Subjects: H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
D History General and Old World > D History (General) > D901 Europe (General)
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BM Judaism
Divisions: University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Humanities > History
ePrint ID: 12216
Date Deposited: 31 Aug 2005
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2014 18:03
Publisher: Frank Cass
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/12216

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