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The identity question : Blacks and Jews in Europe and America

Author: Robert Philipson
Publisher: Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book explores the effects of diaspora upon Black and Jewish consciousness and demonstrates similar histories of marginality and oppression.
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Named Person: Richard Wright; Olaudah Equiano; Alfred Kazin
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Philipson
ISBN: 1578062926 9781578062928 1578062934 9781578062935
OCLC Number: 43662256
Description: xxi, 254 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Flight from Egypt --
The Light from the West --
Eighteenth-Century Perspectives --
The Dawn Patrol --
American Assents --
Mid-Century Perspectives --
The Sunset Generation --
Transformations in the Promised Land --
Journey to the West --
Ethnicity and Its Discontents.
Responsibility: Robert Philipson.

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Despite the Enlightenment's promise of utopian belonging among all citizens, blacks and Jews were excluded from the life of their host countries. This book explores the effects of diaspora upon black  Read more...

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