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Sephardim The Jews from Spain

ISBN-10: 0226144844

ISBN-13: 9780226144849

Edition: 1992

Authors: Paloma D�az-Mas, George K. Zucker, George K. Zucker

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Here, in a single volume, is the first comprehensive history in English of the Sephardim--descendants of the Jews expelled from Spain in 1492. Paloma Diacute;az-Mas recounts the journey and customs of this fascinating group as they moved across the globe. They settled initially in Mediterranean Europe, the Low Countries, North Africa, and the Turkish Empire, but in the nineteenth century, a second diaspora brought the Sephardim to the United States, South America, Israel, and Western Europe. She traces the origins and survival of their unique language and explores the literature they produced. Their relationship to Spain is also uncovered, as well as their everyday lives. Sephardim is an authoritative and completely accessible investigation of the history and legacy of this amazing people.
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Book details

List price: $26.00
Copyright year: 1992
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 9/15/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 250
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Translator's Foreword
Introduction
Historical Background Jews in the Iberian Peninsula Sephardic Judaism Recommended Reading
History of the Sephardim Exile to Christian Countries Sephardim in the East Sephardim in Morocco
The Second Diaspora Recommended Reading
Language Jewish Languages and the Speech of Spanish Jews in the Middle Ages Exile
The Names of the Language Ladino Judeo-Spanish
A Fossilized Language? Judeo-Spanish in the Levant Haketia
Moroccan Judeo-Spanish Language Registers Current Status
The Writing System Recommended Reading
Literature The Bible and Religious Literature The Coplas Traditional Genres Adopted Genres Recommended Reading
The Sephardim and Spain Spain's Reaction to the Sephardim Sephardic Reaction to Spain Recommended Reading
The Sephardim Today Current Worldwide Status Sephardim in Spain Sephardic Studies Recommended Reading
Bibliography Translator's
Additional Bibliography
Index