The Grandees: The Story of America's Sephardic Elite

The Grandees: The Story of America's Sephardic Elite

by Stephen Birmingham
     
 

The Sephardic Jews began a tradition of wealth, pride, and exclusiveness that continues to this day. Stephen Birmingham sheds light on this segment of Jewish society who viewed other Jews as peasants and ardently shunned all publicity. It is the story of over three centuries of power and achievement, scandal and folly, elegant lifestyles, and sometimes flamboyant… See more details below

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The Sephardic Jews began a tradition of wealth, pride, and exclusiveness that continues to this day. Stephen Birmingham sheds light on this segment of Jewish society who viewed other Jews as peasants and ardently shunned all publicity. It is the story of over three centuries of power and achievement, scandal and folly, elegant lifestyles, and sometimes flamboyant personalities - a story only Stephen Birmingham could tell with characteristic spellbinding skill.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780815604594
Publisher:
Syracuse University Press
Publication date:
03/28/1997
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
386
Sales rank:
886,013
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

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