Syrian Jewry in Transition, 1840-1880 (Littman Library of Jewish Civilizati…
This pioneering study offers a comprehensive account of Syria’s key Jewish communities at an important juncture in their history that also throws light on the broader effects of modernization in the Ottoman empire. The Ottoman reforms of the mid-nineteenth century accelerated the process of opening up Syria up to European travellers and traders, and gave Syria’s Jews access to European Jewish communities. The resulting influx of Western ideas led to a decline in the traditional economy, with…
ISBN 10 : 1333428065
ISBN 13 : 9781333428068
Excerpt from Austria-Hungary, Including Dalmatia and Bosnia: Handbook for Travellers Distances by road are given approximately in English miles; but in the case of mountain-excursi..
ISBN 10 : 0253331560
ISBN 13 : 9780253331564
ISBN 10 : 0521200148
ISBN 13 : 9780521200141
During the revolt of the Netherlands, 'rebels' developed for the first time in modern history political philosophies that had a decisive impact on political reality, influenced the..
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