The Colonial and Early National Period 1654-1840: American Jewish History [NOOK Book]

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The first volume contains articles on a variety of areas including Jewish involvement in the War of Independence and in the American Revolution, the New York Jewish Community of the time and a look at the Dutch and English Jews of the period.
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The Colonial and Early National Period 1654-1840: American Jewish History

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Overview

The first volume contains articles on a variety of areas including Jewish involvement in the War of Independence and in the American Revolution, the New York Jewish Community of the time and a look at the Dutch and English Jews of the period.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781136674440
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 2/4/2014
  • Series: American Jewish History
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 476
  • File size: 3 MB

Table of Contents

Introduction to the Series
Preface
1 The American Jew as Soldier and Patriot 1
2 Some Jewish Loyalists in the War of American Independence 21
3 The Role of the Jews in the American Revolution in Historical Perspective 49
4 The Impact of the American Revolution on American Jews 69
5 The Political Rights of the Jews in the United States: 1776-1840 81
6 Maryland's "Jew Bill" 147
7 Light on Early Connecticut Jewry 169
8 Asser Levy - A New Look at Our Jewish Founding Father 219
9 Asser Levy and the Inventories of Early New York Jews 233
10 Some Aspects of the New York Jewish Merchant and Community, 1654-1820 269
11 Colonial Jewry: Religion, Domestic and Social Relations 295
12 Mordecai's Female Academy 321
13 Hebrew at the Early Colleges: Orations at Harvard, Dartmouth, and Columbia 343
14 An Estimate and Analysis of the Jewish Population of the United States in 1790 347
15 The 1820s: American Jewry Comes of Age 393
16 Dutch Jewish Immigration and Religious Life in the Nineteenth Century 405
17 The Role of English Jews in the Development of American Jewish Life, 1775-1850 423
Index 449
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