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Greece : a Jewish history

Greece : a Jewish history

Author: K E Fleming
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"K. E. Fleming's Greece--a Jewish History is the first comprehensive English-language history of Greek Jews, and the only history that includes material on their diaspora in Israel and the United States. The book tells the story of a people who for the most part no longer exist and whose identity is a paradox in that it wasn't fully formed until after most Greek Jews had emigrated or been deported and killed by the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: K E Fleming
ISBN: 9780691102726 0691102724 9780691146126 0691146128
OCLC Number: 85813989
Awards: Winner of Runciman Award 2009
Winner of Jewish Book Council National Jewish Book Award: Sephardic Studies 2008
Commended for Edmund Keeley Book Prize 2009
Description: xii, 271 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Contents: After independence : Old Greece --
New Greece : Greek territorial expansion --
Salonica to 1912 --
From unification to Lausanne : 1912-1923 --
Interwar Greece : Jews under Venizelos and Metaxas --
Occupation and deportation, 1941-43 --
Auschwitz-Birkenau --
Trying to find home : Jews in post-war Greece --
Hellenized at last : Greek Jews in Palestine / Israel.
Responsibility: K.E. Fleming.
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Describes the diverse histories and the processes of Greek Jews that worked to make them emerge as a Greek collective. This book follows the Jews as they left Greece - as deportees to Auschwitz or  Read more...


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Winner of the 2010 Prix Alberto Benveniste Winner of the 2009 Runciman Award, Anglo-Hellenic League Winner of the 2008 National Jewish Book Award in Sephardic Culture, Jewish Book Council Honorable Read more...

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