Jews, Turks, Ottomans: A Shared History, Fifteenth Through the Twentieth Century

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Avigdor Levy
Syracuse University Press, 2002 - History - 395 pages
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Offering a penetrating view of Jewish society and culture, the essays in this volume shed light on a little-known chapter of Jewish history. Written by scholars from Israel, Turkey, Europe and the United States, it presents a broad historical canvas that brings together different perspectives and viewpoints. Its contents include essays on: the foundations of Ottaman-jewish cooperation; Rabbinic literature in the late Byzantine and early Ottoman periods; Jewish contributions to Ottoman medicine between 1450 and 1800; and Jewish female education in the Ottoman Empire between 1840 and 1914.

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This is an anthology of historical essays on small topics. Usually, anthologies don't read as well as actual unified histories, since they lack cohesiveness, and have different authors, with different ... Read full review

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Foundations of OttomanJewish Cooperation
Jews in Early Modern Ottoman Commerce
Rabbinic Literature in the Late Byzantine and Early Ottoman Periods

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