Indiana Series in Sephardi and Mizrahi Studies

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  1. Jews and the Mediterranean
    What does an understanding of Jewish history contribute to the study of the Mediterranean and what can Mediterranean studies contribute to our knowledge of Jewish history? Jews and the Mediterranean considers the historical potency... Learn More
    Published: 1st June 2020
    Hardback | £69.00
    Paperback | £24.99
  2. Sultanic Saviors and Tolerant Turks
    What compels Jews in the Ottoman Empire, Turkey, and abroad to promote a positive image of Ottomans and Turks while they deny the Armenian genocide and the existence of antisemitism in Turkey? Based on historical narrative, the... Learn More
    Published: 1st April 2020
    Hardback | £82.00
    Paperback | £39.00
  3. On the Mediterranean and the Nile
    Aimée Israel-Pelletier examines the lives of Middle Eastern Jews living in Islamic societies in this political and cultural history of the Jews of Egypt. By looking at the work of five Egyptian Jewish writers, Israel-Pelletier... Learn More
    Published: 7th March 2018
    Hardback | £69.00
    Paperback | £24.99
  4. The Beginnings of Ladino Literature
    Moses Almosnino (1518-1580), arguably the most famous Ottoman Sephardi writer and the only one who was known in Europe to both Jews and Christians, became renowned for his vernacular books that were admired by Ladino readers across... Learn More
    Published: 13th March 2017
    Hardback | £52.00
  5. The Andalusi Literary and Intellectual Tradition
    Beginning in 1172, Judah ibn Tibbon, who was called the father of Hebrew translators, wrote a letter to his son that was full of personal and professional guidance. The detailed letter, described as an ethical will, was revised... Learn More
    Published: 6th March 2017
    Hardback | £52.00
  6. Narratives from the Sephardic Atlantic
    Identity, family, and community unite three autobiographical texts by New World crypto-Jews, or descendants of Jews who were forced to convert to Christianity in 17th-century Iberia and Spanish America. Ronnie Perelis presents... Learn More
    Published: 21st November 2016
    Hardback | £47.00
  7. Sephardi, Jewish, Argentine
    At the turn of the 20th century, Jews from North Africa and the Middle East were called Turcos ("Turks"), and they were seen as distinct from Ashkenazim, not even identified as Jews. Adriana M. Brodsky follows the history of Sephardim... Learn More
    Published: 31st October 2016
    Hardback | £73.00
    Paperback | £16.99
  8. Double Diaspora in Sephardic Literature
    The year 1492 has long divided the study of Sephardic culture into two distinct periods, before and after the expulsion of Jews from Spain. David A. Wacks examines the works of Sephardic writers from the 13th to the 16th centuries... Learn More
    Published: 11th May 2015
    Hardback | £39.00
  9. Jews and Islamic Law in Early 20th-Century Yemen
    In early 20th-century Yemen, a sizable Jewish population was subject to sumptuary laws and social restrictions. Jews regularly came into contact with Islamic courts and Muslim jurists, by choice and by necessity, became embroiled... Learn More
    Published: 11th November 2014
    Hardback | £65.00
    Paperback | £23.99
  10. An Ode to Salonika
    Through the poetry of Bouena Sarfatty (1916-1997), An Ode to Salonika sketches the life and demise of the Sephardi Jewish community that once flourished in this Greek crossroads city. A resident of Salonika who survived the Holocaust... Learn More
    Published: 30th April 2013
    Hardback | £28.99
  11. Bukharan Jews and the Dynamics of Global Judaism
    Part ethnography, part history, and part memoir, this volume chronicles the complex past and dynamic present of an ancient Mizrahi community. While intimately tied to the Central Asian landscape, the Jews of Bukhara have also... Learn More
    Published: 7th December 2012
    Hardback | £73.00
    Paperback | £24.99
  12. Modern Ladino Culture
    Olga Borovaya explores the emergence and expansion of print culture in Ladino (Judeo-Spanish), the mother tongue of the Sephardic Jews of the Ottoman Empire, in the second half of the 19th and early 20th centuries. She provides... Learn More
    Published: 5th December 2011
    Hardback | £34.00
  13. Jewish Culture and Society in North Africa
    With only a small remnant of Jews still living in the Maghrib at the beginning of the 21st century, the vast majority of today's inhabitants of North Africa have never met a Jew. Yet as this volume reveals, Jews were an integral... Learn More
    Published: 1st July 2011
    Hardback | £69.00
    Paperback | £23.99