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The Jews of Arab lands in modern times

Author: Norman A Stillman
Publisher: Philadelphia : Jewish Publication Society, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st pbk. edView all editions and formats
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A sequel to his book "The Jews of Arab Lands" (1979). Discusses the last 150 years, divided into two sections - "History" (pp. 1-180), and "Sources" (pp. 181-555), containing documents relevant to the seven chapters of the history section. European colonialism was perceived as a threat by the Muslims while the Jews used it to rise above their traditional subordinate status. Describes the penetration of antisemitism  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Sources
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Norman A Stillman
ISBN: 0827607652 9780827607651 0827603703 9780827603707
OCLC Number: 56946132
Description: xxviii, 604 pages, 11 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: I. History --
The nineteenth century and the impact of the west --
Social transformations --
Between nationalism and colonialism in the aftermath of the First World War --
Zionism and the Jews of Arab lands --
Darkening shadows: 1929 to 1939 --
World War Two and its impact --
The last chapter --
Epilogue. II. Sources --
The nineteenth century and the impact of the west --
Social transformations --
Between nationalism and colonialism in the aftermath of the First World War --
Zionism and the Jews of Arab lands --
Darkening shadows: 1929 to 1939 --
World War II and its impact --
The last chapter.
Responsibility: Norman A. Stillman.

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This book focuses on the forces, events, and personalities that over the past 150 years have shaped the Jewish communities of the Arab world, changing the relations between Jews and Arabs more  Read more...

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"A concise and instructive analysis of the status of Jews in a diverse group of countries ranging from Morocco in the west to Iraq in the east ... this book is valuable for its ability to enrich Read more...

 
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