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Locating and Relocating the Jewish Neighborhoods of Detroit

lila corwin berman

in Metropolitan Jews: Politics, Race, and Religion in Postwar Detroit

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226247830
eISBN:
9780226247977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226247977.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Illustrated with a series of demographic and historical maps, this chapter provides an historical geography of the Jewish spaces of Detroit and a theoretical overview of how sociologists and ... More


With a Yiddish Accent: East European Jewish Neighborhoods

Fred Rosenbaum

in Cosmopolitans: A Social and Cultural History of the Jews of the San Francisco Bay Area

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520259133
eISBN:
9780520945029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520259133.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Visitors to the San Francisco Bay Area often note the lack of a Jewish neighborhood similar to Los Angeles's Fairfax District or Chicago's Devon Avenue. But in earlier days there were four ... More


Evacuation: City Lights

Yfaat Weiss

in A Confiscated Memory: Wadi Salib and Haifa's Lost Heritage

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231152266
eISBN:
9780231526265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152266.003.0003
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter addresses spatial similarity and difference through the observation of Moroccan Jews prior to their immigration to Israel, concentrating on the poorest among them, the residents of the ... More


Afro-Jewish Quarter and Modernist Landmark

Bruno Carvalho

in Porous City: A Cultural History of Rio de Janeiro

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846319754
eISBN:
9781781381007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319754.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

In the 1920s, ‘Little Africa’ shared the Praça Onze with a burgeoning ‘Jewish neighbourhood’. The public square grew to be the focus of its popular street carnival, and the adjoining Mangue canal ... More


Porous City: A Cultural History of Rio de Janeiro

Bruno Carvalho

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846319754
eISBN:
9781781381007
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319754.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Despite its famous image as a divided city – of wealthy high-rises and the surrounding, poverty-stricken favelas – Rio de Janeiro’s culture has been shaped by porous boundaries and multi-ethnic ... More


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