Encyclopedia of the Jewish Diaspora: Origins, Experiences, and Culture [3 Volumes]

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M. Avrum Ehrlich
ABC-CLIO, 2009 - 1544 pagine
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This three-volume work is a cornerstone resource on the evolution and dynamics of the Jewish Diaspora as it played out around the world--from its beginnings to the present.
Encyclopedia of the Jewish Diaspora: Origins, Experiences, and Culture is the definitive resource on one of world history's most curious phenomenons, encompassing the communities, cultures, ethnicities, and experiences created by the Diaspora in every region of the world where Jews live or Jewish ancestry exists.

The encyclopedia is organized in three volumes. The first includes 100 essays on the Jewish Diaspora experience, with coverage ranging from ethnography and demography to philosophy, history, music, and business. The second and third volumes feature hundreds of articles and essays on Diaspora regions, countries, cities, and other locations. With an editorial board of renowned Jewish scholars, and with an extraordinarily accomplished team of contributors, Encyclopedia of the Jewish Diaspora captures the full scope of its subject like no other reference work before it.

  • Over 400 entries and essays in three volumes, arranged by theme, country, and region
  • Over 120 contributors, including the world's foremost Diaspora scholars, under the direction of an exceptionally distinguished editorial board
  • Maps developed in consultation with Sir Martin Gilbert, a leading expert in Jewish studies cartography
  • Both historic and contemporary images, depicting the people and places of the Diaspora around the world
  • A thorough bibliography pointing the way to the finest print and online resources for further reading


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Informazioni sull'autore (2009)

M. Avrum Ehrlich, PhD, is professor of Jewish thought, language, and civilization at the Centre for Judaic and Inter-Religious Studies at Shandong University, Jinan, P.R., China.

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