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Black Jews in Africa and the Americas

Author: Tudor Parfitt
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2012.
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Parfitt explains how many African peoples came to think of themselves as descendants of the ancient tribes of Israel. Pursuing medieval and modern race narratives over a millennium in which Jews were  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
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Parfitt, Tudor.
Black Jews in Africa and the Americas.
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2012
(DLC) 2012018667
(OCoLC)792887111
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tudor Parfitt
ISBN: 9780674067905 0674067908
OCLC Number: 819325468
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: The color of Jews --
Lost tribes of Israel in Africa --
Ham's children --
Judaic practices and superior stock --
Half white and half black --
The emergence of Black Jews in the United States --
Divine geography and Israelite identities --
The internalization of the Israelite myth --
History, genetics, and indigenous Black African Jews.
Responsibility: Tudor Parfitt.

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Moving from Lost Tribes in Africa to Black Jews in the United States, and from Biblical narrative to modern genetic testing, Tudor Parfitt traces with verve and insight the ties that bind blacks and Read more...

 
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