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Once Jews : stories of Caribbean Sephardim

Author: Josette C Goldish
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Markus Wiener Publishers, ©2009.
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The 19th century was a time of great political and economic upheaval in the Caribbean. The Sephardic Jews of Curacao were active participants in this changing environment. They were traders,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Goldish, Josette C.
Once Jews.
Princeton, N.J. : Markus Wiener Publishers, c2009
(OCoLC)653331178
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Josette C Goldish
ISBN: 9781558764941 1558764941 9781558764934 1558764933
OCLC Number: 232257168
Description: xv, 334 p. : ill., map ; 23 cm.
Contents: PART I STORIES OF CARIBBEAN SEPHARDIM --
CURAÇAO --
Life on a small island --
2 ST. THOMAS, DANISH VIRGIN ISLANDS --
Island of opportunity --
A woman of valor: Hannah Sasso Piza --
Dedicated to his people: Benjamin Salom Delvalle --
Memories of St. Thomas --
CORO, VENEZUELA Gloria al Bravo Pueblo Que el Yugo Lanzó --
An early success in Coro, Venezuela: Jeudah Senior --
Coro, the second time around: Abraham, Isaac, and Josias Senior --
Venezuela, here we come! The Capriles-Ricardo family --
Corianos and their Jewish neighbors --
SANTO DOMINGO, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC --
Settling in unsettled Santo Domingo --
The De Marchenas of Santo Domingo --
Later Sephardic immigrants: Samuel Curiel and Moisés Salas Baiz --
Haim Lopez Penha and his Dominican sons --
Catholic Jews --
BARRANQUILLA, COLOMBIA --
Trade emporium of the Caribbean --
Entrepreneurs par excellence: The Alvares Correa-Cortissoz families of Barranquilla --
Contrasting Lives: The Lopez Penhas of Barranquilla --
Smitten by handsome Barranquilleros --
PART II ANALYSIS AND CONCLUSIONS --
Going, going ... gone: a comparative analysis --
The importance of population size --
Freemasonry and the Caribbean Sephardim --
Gender and continuity in Curaçao --
La Donna Immobile: the limited options for Sephardic women --
Enduring ties with Curaçao --
How can we sing the song of the Lord on alien soil? --
APPENDIXES --
A. Genealogical charts --
B. Analysis of marital status among Curaçao's Sephardim --
C. Use of names.
Responsibility: Josette Capriles Goldish.
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