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Jews welcome coffee : tradition and innovation in early modern Germany

Author: Robert Liberles
Publisher: Waltham, Mass. : Brandeis University Press, [2012]
Series: Tauber Institute for the Study of European Jewry series (Unnumbered)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Tracing the introduction of coffee into Europe, Robert Liberles challenges long-held assumptions about early modern Jewish history and shows how the Jews harnessed an innovation that enriched their personal, religious, social, and economic lives. Focusing on Jewish society in Germany in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, and using coffee as a key to understanding social change, Liberles analyzes German  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Liberles, Robert.
Jews welcome coffee.
Waltham, Mass. : Brandeis University Press, ©2012
(DLC) 2011039683
(OCoLC)756912940
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Liberles
ISBN: 9781611682472 1611682479 1280491159 9781280491153 9786613586384 6613586382
OCLC Number: 793207865
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 169 pages).
Contents: Title Page --
Copyright --
Dedication --
Contents --
Introduction: What Should One Drink? --
1 Coffee's Social Dimensions --
2 Coffee and Controversies in Germany --
3 The Rabbis Welcome Coffee --
4 Coffee in Everyday Life: Consumption, Petty Trade, and Religious Life --
5 It Is Not Permitted, Therefore It Is Forbidden: Controversies over the Jewish Coff ee Trade --
6 If Only They Had Worn Their Cocardes: Jews, Coffeehouses, and Social Integration --
Epilogue: Tradition and Innovation --
Notes --
Bibliography --
Index.
Series Title: Tauber Institute for the Study of European Jewry series (Unnumbered)
Responsibility: Robert Liberles.

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