The Resource Jewish Salonica : between the Ottoman Empire and modern Greece, Devin E. Naar, (ebook)

Jewish Salonica : between the Ottoman Empire and modern Greece, Devin E. Naar, (ebook)

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Jewish Salonica : between the Ottoman Empire and modern Greece
Title
Jewish Salonica
Title remainder
between the Ottoman Empire and modern Greece
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Devin E. Naar
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Language
eng
Summary
Touted as the "Jerusalem of the Balkans," the Mediterranean port city of Salonica (Thessaloniki) was once home to the largest Sephardic Jewish community in the world. The collapse of the Ottoman Empire and the city's incorporation into Greece in 1912 provoked a major upheaval that compelled Salonica's Jews to reimagine their community and status as citizens of a nation-state. Jewish Salonica is the first book to tell the story of this tumultuous transition through the voices and perspectives of Salonican Jews as they forged a new place for themselves in Greek society. Devin E. Naar traveled the globe, from New York to Salonica, Jerusalem, and Moscow, to excavate archives once confiscated by the Nazis. Written in Ladino, Greek, French, and Hebrew, these archives, combined with local newspapers, reveal how Salonica's Jews fashioned a new hybrid identity as Hellenic Jews during a period marked by rising nationalism and economic crisis as well as unprecedented Jewish cultural and political vibrancy. Salonica's Jews-Zionists, assimilationists, and socialists-reinvigorated their connection to the city and claimed it as their own until the Holocaust. Through the case of Salonica's Jews, Naar recovers the diverse experiences of a lost religious, linguistic, and national minority at the crossroads of Europe and the Middle East
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Naar, Devin E
Dewey number
949.5/65
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
Series statement
Stanford studies in Jewish history and culture
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  • Sephardim
  • Sephardim
  • Turkey
  • Greece
Target audience
adult
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Jewish Salonica : between the Ottoman Empire and modern Greece, Devin E. Naar, (ebook)
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781503600096
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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MWT11890913
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remote
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11890913
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MWT11890913
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Jewish Salonica : between the Ottoman Empire and modern Greece, Devin E. Naar, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781503600096
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT11890913
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11890913
System control number
MWT11890913
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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