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Arabs of the Jewish faith : the civilizing mission in colonial Algeria / Joshua Schreier.

Author/Creator:
Schreier, Joshua, 1969-
Publication:
New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, c2010.
Series:
Jewish cultures of the world.
Jewish cultures of the world
Format/Description:
Book
xiii, 233 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Jews -- Algeria -- History -- 19th century.
Jews -- Cultural assimilation -- Algeria.
Algeria -- Colonization -- History -- 19th century.
Algeria -- Ethnic relations.
France -- Colonies -- Algeria -- Ethnic relations.
Contents:
Jews, commerce, and communities in early colonial Algeria
Revolution, republicanism, and religion: responses to civilizing in Oran, 1848
Synagogues, surveillance, and civilization
Teaching civilization: French schools and Algerian midrashim, 1852-1870
From Napoléon's Sanhedrin to the Crémieux decree: sex, marriage and the boundaries of civilization.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780813547947 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0813547946 (hardcover : alk. paper)
OCLC:
461631043
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