Jews in the Early Modern World: Continuity and Transformation
By: Dean Phillip Bell (author)Paperback
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Jews in the Early Modern World presents a comparative and global history of the Jews for the early modern period, 1400-1700. It traces the remarkable demographic changes experienced by Jews around the globe and assesses the impact of those changes on Jewish communal and social structures, religious and cultural practices, and relations with non-Jews.
Dean Phillip Bell is dean and professor of Jewish history at Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies in Chicago.
1 Introduction Chapter 2 Chapter 1: A Medieval Context Chapter 3 Chapter 2: Settlement and Demography Chapter 4 Chapter 3: Community and Social Life Chapter 5 Chapter 4: Identity: Religion and Culture Chapter 6 Chapter 5: Relations with the Other 7 Conclusions 8 Glossary of Terms 9 Bibliography 10 Suggestions for Further Reading
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