A history of Jewish crafts and guilds

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J. David, 1965 - Art - 324 pages
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This documented history of Jewish crafts does away with the old prejudice about Jewish reluctance to do manual labor.

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Contents

Trades and Guilds in Ancient Israel
1
Crafts and Guilds in Judea During the Second Common wealth c 538 B C E 70 c e
13
Crafts Guilds and Labor Legislation in Palestine 70636
28
Jewish Artisans and Guilds in the Diaspora 323 b c e 640 c e
39
Jewish Arts and Crafts in the Near East 6401500
54
Jewish Arts and Crafts in the Byzantine Empire
69
Jewish Trades in Southern Italy in the Middle Ages 500
75
Jewish Trades in Southern France in the Middle Ages
85
Expansion of Jewish Artisanship in Bohemia and Moravia
169
Survey of Jewish Craft Guilds in Bohemia and Moravia
182
Jewish Trades in Western Europe in the Early Modern
197
Jewish Artisans in Poland and Lithuania 13501650
206
The Expansion of Jewish Handicrafts in PolandLithuania
217
Jewish Art Crafts in Poland and Lithuania
228
The Struggle for the Right to Work
241
Relations between Jewish Guilds and Jewish Community
253

Jewish Crafts in Germany Northern France and England in the Middle Ages
88
Jewish Crafts and Guilds in Spain
107
Decline and Expulsion of the Jews of Spain and Portugal
114
Jewish Crafts in the Ottoman Empire 15001800
125
Jewish Trades in Italy in the Early Modern Period
142
Jewish Artisans in Bohemia and Moravia from the Early Middle Ages to the End of the Thirty Years War
152
Apprentices and Journeymen
262
Statutes of Jewish Guilds
277
Notes
287
Publications by Mark Wischnitzer on Jewish Crafts
314
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