Jews of the Dutch Caribbean: Exploring Ethnic Identity on Curacao

Jews of the Dutch Caribbean: Exploring Ethnic Identity on Curacao

By: Alan F. Benjamin (author)Hardback

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Jews of the Dutch Caribbean addresses identity and ethnicity, through a detailed study of a little-known group in Curacao, Netherlands Antilles. It asks readers to take a broad perspective on the contexts that play a role in ethnicity including, for example, ecology, history, kinship, commerce and language use in everyday life and, crucially, rituals. It asks readers to take a broad perspective on the contexts that play a role in ethnicity and draws on ethnographic research to analyze ethnic identities and look at how it is shaped and negotiated.

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About Author

Alan F Benjamin is a Lecturer in the Jewish Studies Program of the Pennsylvania State University, where his interests include contemporary Jewish identity and social boundaries.

Product Details

  • publication date: 17/01/2002
  • ISBN13: 9780415274395
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 212
  • ID: 9780415274395
  • weight: 453
  • ISBN10: 0415274397

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