Sephardim The Jews from Spain
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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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Copyright year: 1992
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 9/15/2007
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
|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|