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By Jonathan S. Ray

ISBN-10: 0814729118

ISBN-13: 9780814729113

Honorable point out for the 2014 Jordan Schnitzer ebook award in Medieval and Early sleek Jewish heritage offered via the organization for Jewish Studies

On August three, 1492, a similar day that Columbus set sail
from Spain, the lengthy and excellent historical past of that nation’s
Jewish neighborhood formally got here to an in depth. The expulsion
of Europe’s final significant Jewish group ended extra than
a thousand years of exceptional prosperity, cultural vitality
and highbrow productiveness. but, the challenge of 1492 additionally gave
rise to a dynamic and resilient diaspora society spanning
East and West.


After Expulsion strains some of the paths of migration and resettlement
of Sephardic Jews and Conversos over the course
of the tumultuous 16th century. Pivotally, the volume
argues that the exiles didn't turn into “Sephardic Jews”
overnight. purely within the moment and 3rd new release did these
disparate teams coalesce and undertake a “Sephardic Jewish”


After Expulsion offers a brand new and interesting portrait of
Jewish society in transition from the medieval to the early
modern interval, a portrait that demanding situations many longstanding
assumptions concerning the changes among Europe and the
Middle East.



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