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Broadening modern jewish history : toward a social history of ordinary jews

Author: Todd M Endelman
Publisher: Oxford : Littman Library of Jewish Civilization, 2011.
Series: The Littman Library of Jewish Civilization
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Todd M Endelman
ISBN: 9781904113027 1904113028 9781904113010 190411301X
OCLC Number: 707152649
Notes: Erscheinungsjahr in Vorlageform:2011.
Description: 368 Seiten.
Contents: Note on TransliterationIntroductionPART I: METHODS AND PERSPECTIVES1 Making Jews Modern: Jewish Self-Identification and West European Categories of Belonging2 The Legitimization of the Diaspora Experience3 The Englishness of Jewish Modernity in England4 Welcoming Ex-Jews into the Jewish Historiographical FoldPART II: COMPARISONS5 The Social and Political Context of Conversion in Germany and England6 Jewish Self-Hatred in Germany and England7 German Jews in Victorian EnglandPART III: MARGINAL JEWS8 The Chequered Career of 'Jew' King9 The Emergence of Disraeli's Jewishness10 Disraeli and the Myth of Sephardi Superiority11 The Impact of the Converso Experience on English Sephardim12 The Frankaus of London13 Jewish Converts in Nineteenth-Century Warsaw14 Memories of JewishnessBibliographyIndex
Series Title: The Littman Library of Jewish Civilization
Responsibility: Todd M. Endelman.


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