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A Shadow over Palestine: The Imperial Life of Race in America

Keith P. Feldman

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816694501
eISBN:
9781452950846
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816694501.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

A Shadow over Palestine brings a new, deeply informed, and transnational perspective to the decades and the cultural forces that have shaped sharply differing ideas of Israel’s standing with the ... More


The unmasking of Conversos in popular and literary texts

Christina H. Lee

in The Anxiety of Sameness In Early Modern Spain

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781784991203
eISBN:
9781526104021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784991203.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

In “Chapter Four,” Lee analyzes popular songs, anecdotes, aphorisms, and jokes that were invested in perpetuating the image of Conversos as essentially greedy, non-pork-eating Jews. She examines the ... More


Introduction

Christina H. Lee

in The Anxiety of Sameness In Early Modern Spain

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781784991203
eISBN:
9781526104021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784991203.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

In the “Introduction,” Lee provides the theoretical framework of her book, which is founded on the notion that all textual production—literary and documentary—are valid in understanding the early ... More


Facing the Holocaust

Phillip Cole

in The Myth of Evil

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748622009
eISBN:
9780748671908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748622009.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The Holocaust presents the greatest challenge to the thesis of this book, that the discourse of evil must be resisted if we are to reach a true understanding of human events. Was not the Holocaust ... More


Sound, image, Gabin: Duvivier and the 1930s

Ben McCann and Ben McCann

in Julien Duvivier

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780719091148
eISBN:
9781526124111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091148.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter will begin with an examination of Duvivier’s first ‘talkie’, David Golder (1930) and its central figure of the Jew. It will also discuss whether, consciously or not, Duvivier’s film – ... More


Doubly Insecure

Misha Klein

in Kosher Feijoada and Other Paradoxes of Jewish Life in São Paulo

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813039879
eISBN:
9780813043784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813039879.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Chapter 6 examines the limits to Jewish belonging by exploring urban living, violence, and security as yet another set of factors that condition the Jewish experience in Brazil. Jews in São Paulo are ... More


The Jews of Glasgow: Aspects of Health and Welfare

Kenneth Collins

in Medicine, Law and Public Policy in Scotland: c. 1850-1990

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781845861162
eISBN:
9781474406222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861162.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This chapter presents an overview of the history of health and welfare provision by and for the Jewish community of Glasgow in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. It considers a range ... More


Introduction: Special Relationships

Keith P. Feldman

in A Shadow over Palestine: The Imperial Life of Race in America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816694501
eISBN:
9781452950846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816694501.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The Introduction outlines the book’s theoretical framework and historical scope. It introduces the concepts racial relationality, imperial culture, permanent war, and the politics of comparison, and ... More


Specters of Genocide: Cold War Exceptions and the Contradictions of Liberalism

Keith P. Feldman

in A Shadow over Palestine: The Imperial Life of Race in America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816694501
eISBN:
9781452950846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816694501.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Chapter One situates this entanglement in competing post-Holocaust discourses of racial expertise and Cold War geopolitics. It provides a genealogy of the 1975 United Nations resolution 3379, ... More


Black Power’s Palestine: Permanent War and the Global Freedom Struggle

Keith P. Feldman

in A Shadow over Palestine: The Imperial Life of Race in America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816694501
eISBN:
9781452950846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816694501.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Chapter Two tracks how Black Power organizers and activists performed solidarity with Palestine by drawing on the knowledge produced by the PRC. Black Power’s Palestine fashioned an anti-colonial ... More


Jewish Conversions: Color Blindness, Anti-Imperialism, and Jewish National Liberation

Keith P. Feldman

in A Shadow over Palestine: The Imperial Life of Race in America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816694501
eISBN:
9781452950846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816694501.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Chapter Three interrogates how the suture between Zionism and American Jewishness was fashioned amid racial justice struggles of the late 1960s and early 1970s. A range of Jewish writers and ... More


Arab American Awakening: Edward Said, Area Studies, and Palestine’s Contrapuntal Futures

Keith P. Feldman

in A Shadow over Palestine: The Imperial Life of Race in America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816694501
eISBN:
9781452950846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816694501.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Chapter Four situates the emergence of Edward W. Said’s Orientalism within the growing knowledge production of a community of scholars of Arab descent. It illuminates a contrapuntal analytic ... More


Moving toward Home: Women of Color Feminisms and the Lebanon Conjuncture

Keith P. Feldman

in A Shadow over Palestine: The Imperial Life of Race in America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816694501
eISBN:
9781452950846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816694501.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Against the backdrop of Israel’s 1982 invasion of Lebanon, Chapter Five locates Black poet-activist June Jordan’s “Moving Towards Home” amid intensive disputes amongst U.S. feminists about the ... More


The Terrible News in Each Morning’s Paper: The War Abroad and at Home

Leonard Rogoff

in Gertrude Weil: Jewish Progressive in the New South

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469630793
eISBN:
9781469630816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630793.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Weil in the late 1930s confronted rising anti-Semitism in America as well as Europe. An advocate of world peace and disarmament, she saw the war effort as necessary to defeat Hitler. She remained ... More


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