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Conclusion: Comparative Thoughts on Julfan Armenians, Multani Indians, and Sephardic Jews

Sebouh David Aslanian

in From the Indian Ocean to the Mediterranean: The Global Trade Networks of Armenian Merchants from New Julfa

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520266872
eISBN:
9780520947573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520266872.003.0009
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Most scholarship on “trade diasporas,” or long-distance mercantile communities and their networks, has tended to be insular and narrowly focused on a single community of merchants. Little work has ... More


The Diaspora of the Sephardic Jews

Malyn Newitt

in Emigration and the Sea: An Alternative History of Portugal and the Portuguese

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190263935
eISBN:
9780190492168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190263935.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter looks at the expulsion of the Sephardic Jews from Portugal at the end of the fifteenth century and the mass conversion of those that remained, who constituted the class of New ... More


Sephardic Identity and Its Discontents: The Novels of A. B. Yehoshua

Bernard Horn

in Sephardism: Spanish Jewish History and the Modern Literary Imagination

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804777469
eISBN:
9780804781718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804777469.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

The idea of sephardism is used as a lens through which ideological questions regarding the formation of modern nationalism can be addressed. This methodology takes into account the identity of ... More


After Expulsion: 1492 and the Making of Sephardic Jewry

Jonathan S. Ray

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814729113
eISBN:
9780814729120
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814729113.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

On August 3, 1492, the same day that Columbus set sail from Spain, the long and glorious history of that nation's Jewish community officially came to a close. The expulsion of Europe's last major ... More


Community and Control in the Sephardic Diaspora

Jonathan Ray

in After Expulsion: 1492 and the Making of Sephardic Jewry

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814729113
eISBN:
9780814729120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814729113.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter examines the development of Jewish political structures. Over the course of the sixteenth century, the Sephardic world was built upon an organic manifestation of cultural identity, but ... More


Religious Repertoire: “Like Mushrooms after the Rain”

Evan Rapport

in Greeted With Smiles: Bukharian Jewish Music and Musicians in New York

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199379033
eISBN:
9780199379064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199379033.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, History, American

Although an increasingly restricted repertoire for women, religious music is perhaps the most dynamic area of expression for Bukharian Jewish men in New York, closest to the community's newfound ... More


Midwest City Life: The Sephardim and the German-Jews

Ellen F. Steinberg and Jack H. Prost

in From the Jewish Heartland: Two Centuries of Midwest Foodways

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036200
eISBN:
9780252093159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036200.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter focuses on the Sephardic Jews who settled in the Midwest. Wherever the Sephardi settled in the Heartland, the local press often noted their presence and customs, because they were ... More


Emissaries from the Holy Land: The Sephardic Diaspora and the Practice of Pan-Judaism in the Eighteenth Century

Matthias B. Lehmann

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780804789653
eISBN:
9780804792462
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789653.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

Emissaries from the Holy Land tells the story of a philanthropic network that was overseen by the Jewish community leadership in the Ottoman capital city of Istanbul between the 1720s and the 1820s ... More


Emigration and the Sea: An Alternative History of Portugal and the Portuguese

Malyn Newitt

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190263935
eISBN:
9780190492168
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190263935.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This is a history of the Portuguese diaspora that has planted Portuguese-speaking communities across the world, made Portuguese the seventh most widely spoken language, and given rise to a number of ... More


Hebrew Cantillation as an Influence on Composition (1982)

Steve Reich

in Writings on Music 1965–2000: 1965-2000

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195151152
eISBN:
9780199850044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195151152.003.0027
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter presents Reich's essay, written a few years after coming back from a visit to Israel in 1977 when he recorded Sephardic Jews from Baghdad, Yemen, Kurdistan, and Cochin, India, all ... More


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