The Jews of the Middle East and North Africa in Modern Times

Kobo ebook | March 8, 2003

byReeva Spector Simon, Michael Menachem Laskier, Sara Reguer

not yet rated|write a review

-- Norman A. Stillman, Middle East Quarterly

Pricing and Purchase Info

$27.79 online
$35.99 list price (save 22%)
Available for download
Not available in stores

From the Publisher

-- Norman A. Stillman, Middle East Quarterly

Reeva Spector Simon is associate director of the Middle East Institute at Columbia University and author of Iraq Between the Two World Wars. Michael Menachem Laskier teaches at the newly created Department of Middle East History at Bar-Ilan University, Israel, and is the author of eight books, including Israel and the Arab World: Is...

other books by Reeva Spector Simon

The Creation of Iraq, 1914-1921
The Creation of Iraq, 1914-1921

Kobo ebook|Jul 24 2012

$23.09 online$29.99list price(save 23%)
Iraq Between the Two World Wars: The Militarist Origins of Tyranny
Iraq Between the Two World Wars: The Militarist Origins...

Kobo ebook|Jun 19 2012

$26.99 online$34.99list price(save 22%)
see all books by Reeva Spector Simon
Format:Kobo ebookPublished:March 8, 2003Publisher:Columbia University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0231507593

ISBN - 13:9780231507592

Look for similar items by category:

Customer Reviews of The Jews of the Middle East and North Africa in Modern Times

Reviews

Extra Content

Table of Contents

Part I: Thematic Section
Middle Eastern and Sephardic Jewry: The Historical Background 700--1700, by Jane Gerber
Europe in the Middle East, by Reeva S. Simon
Economic Life, by Michael M. Laskier and Reeva S. Simon
Community Leadership and Structure, by Michael M. Laskier, Sara Reguer and Haim Saadoun
Religion: Rabbinic Tradition and the Response to Modernity, by Zvi Zohar
Intellectual Life, by Ammiel Alcalay
Languages
Judezmo and Hakitia (Judeo-Spanish), by David M. Bunis
Judeo-Arabic, by Joseph Chetrit
Languages of Iran and Afghanistan, by Haideh Sahim
Education, by Rachel Simon
Zionism, by Rachel Simon
Beliefs and Customs, by Issachar Ben-Ami
Aspects of Material Culture, by Esther Juhasz
Music, by Mark Kligman
The World of Women, by Sara Reguer
Part II: Country by Country Survey
Ottoman Turkey, by Jacob M. Landau
Ottoman Balkans, by Aron Rodrigue
The Turkish Republic, by George E. Gruen
Syria and Lebanon, by Michael M. Laskier
Eretz Yisrael / Palestine 1800--1948, by Ruth Kark and Joseph B. Glass
Iraq, by Reeva S. Simon
Iran and Afghanistan, by Haideh Sahim
Yemen, by Bat-Zion Eraqi-Klorman
Egypt and the Sudan, by Jean-Marc Ran Oppenheim
Libya, by Harvey E. Goldberg
Tunisia, by Haim Saadoun
Algeria, by David Cohen
Morocco, by Michael M. Laskier and Eliezer Bashan

Editorial Reviews

This is a very essential and long-awaited work about an important ancient part of the Jewish world little-known by many. A superbly organized book. This volume fills an important gap in our knowledge of Jewish diasporas with its comprehensive picture of the historical experience of Jews in the Muslim world and their encounter with modernity. This book will likely become indispensable for students and suggestive of new research agendas for years to come.