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Scattered among the peoples : the Jewish diaspora in ten portraits

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Scattered among the peoples : the Jewish diaspora in ten portraits
Call No: 304.8 L66s

Call Number304.8 L66s
Dates[2002]; ©2002
Statement of ResponsibilityAllan Levine.
Creators & ContributorsLevine, Allan Gerald (author)
Summary"From Seville in 1492 to Kiev in 1967, Allan Levine’s... new history brings to life ten defining points in the Jewish Diaspora in a series of moment-in-time portraits of individual people, their families and communities, and the cities they inhabited." —Publisher

ContentsIntroduction: Exile and Dispersion
  1. Sephardim—Seville, 1492
  2. The Ghetto—Venice, 1516
  3. Physicians, Poets, and a False Messiah—Constantinople, 1666
  4. The Portuguese Nação—Amsterdam, 1700
  5. Court Jews—Vienna, 1730
  6. The Pale of Settlement—St. Petersburg, 1881
  7. L'Affaire—Paris, 1895
  8. The Golden Land—New York, 1913
  9. The Jerusalem of Lithuania—Vilna, 1944
  10. Zionists and Soviets—Kiev, 1967
Conclusion: The Diaspora in 2000
Physical Description 410 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Carrier Typevolume
PublisherToronto : McClelland & Stewart Ltd.
NotesIncludes bibliographical references and index
RecognitionGifted in 2008 by Myer Grinshpan in memory of Leon Kahn (z'l)