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Peddlers, Traders, and the Languages of Commerce

Liora R. Halperin

in Babel in Zion: Jews, Nationalism, and Language Diversity in Palestine, 1920-1948

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300197488
eISBN:
9780300210200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300197488.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter reveals that the conditions for defending Hebrew and promoting its hegemony in Palestine were influenced by material and economic relations. It sites the marketplace and the commercial ... More


Mongrels or Marvels: The Levantine Writings of Jacqueline Shohet Kahanoff

Deborah A. Starr and Sasson Somekh (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804769532
eISBN:
9780804777889
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804769532.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

The writings of Jacqueline Shohet Kahanoff (1917–1979) offer a refreshing reassessment of Arab–Jewish relations in the Middle East. A member of the bourgeois Jewish community in Cairo, Kahanoff grew ... More


Israel: Ambivalent Levantine

in Mongrels or Marvels: The Levantine Writings of Jacqueline Shohet Kahanoff

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804769532
eISBN:
9780804777889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804769532.003.0016
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

In this chapter, published in 1959, Jacqueline Shohet Kahanoff describes Levantinism as a social model that must be applied within the Israeli context. By 1959, the terms “Levantine” and ... More


Afterword From East the Sun

in Mongrels or Marvels: The Levantine Writings of Jacqueline Shohet Kahanoff

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804769532
eISBN:
9780804777889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804769532.003.0020
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

In this chapter, Jacqueline Kahanoff Shohet reflects on the new geopolitical realities faced by Israel following the 1967 war with Egypt, along with the ongoing political realities of the Cold War ... More


“Polypolis” and Levantine Camp

Bernard de Zogheb

in Alexandrian Cosmopolitanism: An Archive

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251766
eISBN:
9780823252992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251766.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The chapter addresses the comic operettas written by a virtually unknown Alexandrian Syro-Lebanese author, Bernard de Zogheb, between the 1940s and 1990s, against the backdrop of the dissolution of ... More


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