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Anglo-Jewry Since 1066
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Anglo-Jewry Since 1066: Place, Locality and Memory

Tony Kushner

Abstract

This book is a study of the history and memory of Anglo-Jewry from medieval times to the present and explores the construction of identities, both Jewish and non-Jewish, in relation to the concept of place. The introductory chapters provide a theoretical overview focusing on the nature of local studies. The book then moves into a chronological frame, starting with medieval Winchester, moving to early modern Portsmouth, and then it covers the evolution of Anglo-Jewry from emancipation to the twentieth century. Emphasis is placed on the impact on identities resulting from the complex relationshi ... More

Keywords: Anglo-Jewry, medieval times, construction of identities, minority groups, local studies, medieval Winchester, early modern Portsmouth, emancipation, migration, transmigration

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780719076541
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: July 2012 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9780719076541.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Tony Kushner, author