Jewish roots in southern soil : a new history (Book, 2006) []
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Jewish roots in southern soil : a new history

Jewish roots in southern soil : a new history

Author: Marcie Cohen Ferris
Publisher: Hanover : University Press of New England, 2006.
Series: Brandeis series in American Jewish history, culture, and life
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Why study southern Jewish history? What is the southern Jewish experience? Is southern Jewish culture distinctive from that of other regions of the country, and if so, why? This book addresses these  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marcie Cohen Ferris
ISBN: 9781584655886 1584655887 9781584655893 1584655895
OCLC Number: 315586289
Notes: One religion, different worlds : Sephardic and Ashkenazic immigrants in eighteenth-century Savannah / Mark I. Greenberg -- American, Jewish, southern, Mordecai : constructing identities to 1865 / Emily Bingham -- "The pen is mightier than the sword" : southern Jewish women writers, antisemitism, and the promotion of domestic Judaism / Jennifer A. Stollman -- Entering the mainstream of modern Jewish history : peddlers and the American Jewish South / Hasia Diner -- Jewish Confederates / Robert N. Rosen -- "Now is the time to show your true colors" : southern Jews, whiteness, and the rise of Jim Crow / Eric L. Goldstein -- The ascendancy of Reform Judaism in the American South during the nineteenth century / Gary Phillip Zola -- A tangled web : Black-Jewish relations in the twentieth-century South / Clive Webb -- An "intense heritage" : southern Jewishness in literature and film / Eliza R.L. McGraw -- Dining in the Dixie diaspora : a meeting of region and religion / Marcie Cohen Ferris -- Jewish Antiques Roadshow : religion and domestic culture in the American South / Dale Rosengarten -- The fall and rise of the Jewish South / Stuart Rockoff -- Jewish fates, altered states / Stephen J. Whitfield. - Includes bibliographical references (p. [331]-336) and index.
Description: XIV, 368 Seiten : Illustrationen ; 23 cm.
Series Title: Brandeis series in American Jewish history, culture, and life
Responsibility: ed. by Marcie Cohen Ferris ...


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