Jews and Muslims: Images of Sephardi and Eastern Jewries in Modern Times

Jews and Muslims: Images of Sephardi and Eastern Jewries in Modern Times

By: Aron Rodrigue (author)Paperback

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Illuminates the history of the many Jewish communities that lived in predominantly Muslim lands before European colonialism and the emergence of Zionism and Arab nationalism led to mass departures of Jews in the mid-20th century, offering a unique perspective, from within, on the historical background of some of the most vexing problems of the modern Middle East.

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Aron Rodrigue is Eva Lokey Chernov Professor in Jewish Studies and professor of history at Stanford University. His latest book is Sephardi Jewry: A History of the Judeo-Spanish Community, 14th-20th Centuries (with Esther Benbassa).National Jewish Book Awards Honor Book


AcknowledgmentsA Note on the DocumentsMapIntroductionAn Overview of the Alliance's ActivitiesPART ONE THE SCHOOLS AND TEACHERS OF THE ALLIANCE ISRAELITE UNIVERSELLEInstruction in the Alliance SchoolsThe Alliance Teaching CorpsPART TWO THE DISCOURSE OF THE ALLIANCE TEACHERS AND THE "CIVILIZING" OF THE JEWISH COMMUNITIES IN THE LANDS OF ISLAMThe Moralizing AgendaThe Emancipation and Reformation of WomenThe Transformation of the Social Structure of the Jewish CommunityThe Critique of Traditional JudaismThe War of LanguagesA Portrait of the CommunitiesThe Impact of the West and the Alliance SchoolsPART THREE THE ALLIANCE TEACHER AS POLITICAL ACTIVIST AND POLITICAL OBSERVERThe Task of ProtectionThe Teacher as Patriot and Advocate of the JewsThe Age of NationalismConclusionGlossaryBibliographyIndex of Personal NamesIndex of Place Names

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  • publication date: 01/03/2003
  • ISBN13: 9780295983141
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 320
  • ID: 9780295983141
  • weight: 431
  • ISBN10: 0295983140

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