The Jews of Egypt: A Mediterranean Society in Modern Times.  

Author Shamir, Shimon [Ed.] / Aharoni, Ada; Winter, M.; Landau, J.; Krämer, G.; Mizrahi, M.; Gerholm, T.; Moreh, S.; Zohar, Z.; Govrin, N.; et al.
Place of Publication Boulder and London
Publication Name Westview Press
Year 1987
Language(s) English
RARE collection of papers by an international team of scholars on the oldest Jewish diaspora - the Jewish community of Egypt, from the Ottoman conquest to the mid-twentieth century. The wide-ranging essays examine the Ottoman background, political status and participation of the Jews in Egyptian society, their role in economic life, their contributions to Egyptian-Arabic culture, and the images of this community in their own eyes, as well as in the eyes of Egyptians and Palestinian Jews. [LIST OF AUTHORS]: Aryeh Shmuelevitz, Michael Winter, Jacob M.Landau, Shimon Shamir, Gudrun Krämer, Maurice Mizrahi, Tomas Gerholm, Shmuel Moreh, Sasson Somekh, Zvi Zohar, Jacques Hassoun, Nurit Govrin, Ada Aharoni, Thomas Mayer. 235x155mm. XXII+304 pages. Green cloth Hardcover with illustrated dust-jacket. Jacket edges/hinges rubbed and wrinkled/slightly worn. Cover slightly curved. Front cover upper corner slightly bumped. Spine edges rubbed. Dedication written in pen (dated 7.7.1988) on front whitepage. [SUMMARY]: This extremely rare book, a major contribution to both Egyptian and Jewish history, is in good condition.
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