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The Jews and the expansion of Europe to the west, 1450-1800 / edited by Paolo Bernardini and Norman Fiering.

By: Bernadini, Paolo
Contributor(s): Fiering, Norman
Language: English Publisher: New York, Oxford : Berghahn Books, 2001.Description: xxi, 567p. : ill., maps, tables ; 23cm.ISBN: 1571811532
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Africa Oceania and the Americas Open Shelves KU95 [BER-] (Browse shelf(Opens below)) 1 Available M39698

Includes bibl. notes. - Partial contents: I, The old new world: ideas and representations of America in European and Jewish consciousness and intellectual history. Biblical history and the Americas / J. Romm; Knowledge of newly discovered lands (from 1492 to 30 years war) / N.J. Efron; Jewish scientists and the origin of modern navigation / Patricia Seed; Israel in America: the ten lost tribes / David S. Katz; II, Identity at stake: concealing, preserving and reshaping Judaism among the Conversos and Marranos of Spanish America. New Christian, Marrano, Jew / Robert Rowland; The participation of New Christians and crypto-Jews in the conquest, colonization and trade / E.A. Uchmany; III, The Luso-Brazilian experience: Jews in Portuguese Latin America. Marranos and the inquisition / A. Novinsky; IV, From toleration to expulsion: identity, trade and struggle for survival in France and Caribbean French America. Atlantic trade and Sephardim merchants / S. Marzagalli; Jewish settlements in the French colonies / M. Arbell; V, Blossoming in another world: the Jews and the Jewish communities in Dutch America. The Jews in Suriname and Curaçao / Wim Klooster; Antecedants and remnants of Jodensavanne / Rachel Frankel; "The brokers of the world": American Jews, new Christians and international trade. Jews and new Christians in the Atlantic slave trade / Seymour Drescher; New Christians and Jews in the sugar trade / J.C. Boyajian; New Christians as sugar cultivators in the Portuguese Atlantic / E. Pijning; VII, The Jews in colonial British America / J.D. Sarna.