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Cities of splendour in the shaping of Sephardi history

Author: Jane S Gerber
Publisher: London : Littman Library of Jewish Civilization ; Liverpool, UK : In association with Liverpool University Press, New York, N.Y. : Distributed in North America by Oxford University Press Inc. [2020] ©2020
Series: Littman library of Jewish civilization (Series)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The history of Sephardi Jewry is examined here through a wide-ranging study of its cultural achievements, offering an unrivalled overview of centuries of Sephardi creativity in such cities as Amsterdam, Istanbul, Safed, Salonica, and Venice. Contemporary travellers' accounts, sermons, and correspondence all contribute to creating a vivid picture of dynamism and cultural flourishing.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Gerber, Jane S.
Cities of splendour in the shaping of Sephardi history.
Liverpool : Littman Library of Jewish Civilization in association with Liverpool University Press, 2020.
(OCoLC)1155883833
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jane S Gerber
ISBN: 9781789624250 1789624258 9781789628012 1789628016
OCLC Number: 1156406213
Description: 1 online resource (301 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color)
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Series Title: Littman library of Jewish civilization (Series)
Responsibility: Jane S. Gerber.

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