Port Jews: Jewish Communities in Cosmopolitan Maritime Trading Centres, 1550-1950

Port Jews: Jewish Communities in Cosmopolitan Maritime Trading Centres, 1550-1950

by David Cesarani
     
 

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.

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780714682860
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
07/30/2002
Series:
Parkes-Wiener Series on Jewish Studies
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.46(d)

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