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Port Jews : Jewish communities in cosmopolitan maritime trading centres, 1550-1950 / editor, David Cesarani.

Publication:
London ; New York : Routledge, 2013.
Series:
Parkes-Wiener series on Jewish studies.
Parkes-Wiener series on Jewish studies, 1368-5449
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (217 p.)
Subjects:
Jews -- Civilization.
Jews -- History -- 16th century.
Jews -- History -- 1789-1945.
Jews -- Commerce -- History.
Jewish merchants -- Europe -- History.
Sociology, Urban.
City and town life -- Europe -- History.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
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.
Contents:
Port Jews : concepts, cases and questions / David Cesarani
Fields of tension : development dynamics at the port-city interface / Brian Hoyle
Port Jews and the three regions of emancipation / David Sorkin
Researching Port Jews and Port Jewries : Trieste and beyond / Lois Dubin
Portmanteau Jews : Sephardim and race in the early modern Atlantic world / Jonathan Schorsch
Germany's door to the world : a haven for the Jews? Hamburg, 1590-1933 / Rainer Liedtke
A tale of two Port Jewish communities : Southampton and Portsmouth compared / Tony Kushner
The forgotten Port Jews of London : Court Jews who were also Port Jews / David Cesarani
Port Jewry of Salonika : between neo-colonialism and nation-state / Mark Levene
Greeks and Jews in Salonika and Odessa : inter-ethnic relations in cosmopolitan Port cities / Maria Vassilikou
A port, not a Shtetl : reflections on the distinctiveness of Odessa / John D. Klier
The Sorkin and Golab theses and their applicability to south, southeast, and east Asian Port Jewry / Jonathan Goldstein
Conclusion : future research on Port Jews / David Cesarani.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
Contributor:
Cesarani, David, editor.
ISBN:
0-7146-8286-1
1-315-03931-1
1-135-29246-9
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