The Jews of Ethiopia: The Birth of an Elite / Edition 1 by Tudor Parfitt, Emanuela Trevisan Semi | | 9781134367672 | NOOK Book (eBook) | Barnes & Noble
The Jews of Ethiopia: The Birth of an Elite

The Jews of Ethiopia: The Birth of an Elite

by Tudor Parfitt
     
 

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This book offers the results of the most recent research carried out in European and Israeli universities on Ethiopian Jews. With a special focus on Europe and the role played by German, English and Italian Jewish communities in creating a new Jewish Ethiopian identity, it investigates such issues as the formation of a new Ethiopian Jewish elite and the

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This book offers the results of the most recent research carried out in European and Israeli universities on Ethiopian Jews. With a special focus on Europe and the role played by German, English and Italian Jewish communities in creating a new Jewish Ethiopian identity, it investigates such issues as the formation of a new Ethiopian Jewish elite and the transformation of the identity from Ethiopian Falashas to the Jews of Ethiopia during the twentieth century.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781134367672
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
04/15/2013
Series:
Routledge Jewish Studies Series
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Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
232
File size:
3 MB

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Meet the Author

Tudor Parfitt is Reader in Modern Jewish Studies at the Department of the Languages and Culture of Near and Middle East at the School of Oriental and African Studies, London. He has written on the history of the Jews in Africa and Asia.
Emanuela Trevisan Semi is Professor of Modern Jewish and Hebrew Studies at the university of Venice, Italy. She is the president of the Society for the Study of Ethiopian Jewry (SOSTEJE) and president of the Centre for Advanced Studies in the Mediterranean (MERIFOR).

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