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Cultures of the Jews, Volume 2

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Edited by David BialeAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by David Biale

  • Format: Trade Paperback, 480 pages
  • Publisher: Schocken
  • On Sale: January 10, 2006
  • Price: $19.95
  • ISBN: 978-0-8052-1201-3 (0-8052-1201-9)

TABLE OF CONTENTS

List of Contributors
Acknowledgments

Preface: Toward a Cultural History of the Jews
by David Biale

Introduction
by David Biale

ONE:
Merchants and Intellectuals, Rabbis and Poets: Judeo-Arabic Culture in the Golden Age of Islam
by Raymond P. Scheindlin

TWO:
A Letter to a Wayward Teacher: The Transformations of Sephardic Culture in Christian Iberia
by Benjamin R. Gampel

THREE:
A Jewish-Christian Symbiosis: The Culture of Early Ashkenaz
by Ivan G.Marcus

FOUR:
Innovative Tradition: Jewish Culture in the Polish-Lithuanian
Commonwealth
by Moshe Rosman

FIVE:
Families and Their Fortunes: The Jews of Early Modern Italy
by Elliott Horowitz

SIX:
Bom Judesmo: The Western Sephardic Diaspora
by Yosef Kaplan

SEVEN:
Childbirth and Magic: Jewish Folklore and Material Culture
by Shalom Sabar

Conclusion
by David Biale • 421

Index