Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-3 of 3 items

  • Keywords: poor Jews x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

The Daily Life of the Poor

Tirtsah Levie Bernfeld

in Poverty and Welfare Among the Portuguese Jews in Early Modern Amsterdam

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113577
eISBN:
9781800340435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113577.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter highlights the various aspects of the daily lives of the poor. In Amsterdam, the poor among the Portuguese Jewish community ranged from the highly educated to the illiterate. On the one ... More


Outcasts from Society

Ariel Toaff

in Love, Work and Death: Jewish Life in Medieval Umbria

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774198
eISBN:
9781800340954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774198.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter focuses on the outcasts from Jewish and Christian societies. If it is true that the entire Jewish population was the object of more or less violent discrimination in medieval Italian ... More


1892

Krista Maglen

in The English System: Quarantine, immigration and the making of a Port Sanitary zone

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719089657
eISBN:
9781781706947
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089657.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Chapter Three focuses on the cholera epidemic of 1892. Generally overlooked in histories of cholera or sanitation, this was the first epidemic to test the new ‘English System’ and the confidence ... More


View: