Jewish identities in the American West : relational perspectives / edited by Ellen Eisenberg.

Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Waltham, Massachusetts : Brandeis University Press, [2022]
Description
xv, 389 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.

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Series
Brandeis series in American Jewish history, culture, and life [More in this series]
Summary note
"With essays that cover the period from the mid-nineteenth century to the present, this volume presents a collective portrait of change over time that allows us to view the shifting nature of Jewish identity in the U.S. West, as well as the evolving frameworks for racial construction"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • White Jews of Victoria, 1858-1914 / Lynne Marks and Jordan Stanger-Ross
  • Negotiating Jewish Identities in Oregon: From White Pioneer to Ethnic Minority / Ellen Eisenberg
  • Jewish Border Merchants between Economies of Extraction and Policing, 1848 -1910 / Maxwell E. Greenberg
  • Locating Jewish Youth in the L.A. Young Communist League, 1925-1940 / Caroline Luce
  • Unexpected Allies: David C. Marcus and his Impact on the Advancement of Civil Rights in the Mexican American Legal Landscape of Southern California / Genevieve Carpio
  • "Intermediate Types": Ottoman Jews and the Ambivalence of Belonging in Seattle / Devin Naar
  • For the "Wrong" Reasons: Los Angeles Jews and Busing / Sara Smith
  • "Sephardic Jewish persons are classified as white": Education, Race, and Sephardic Jews in the 1970s / Max Modiano Daniel
  • Complicating Jewish Whiteness: Jews of Color in the American West / Bruce Phillips.
ISBN
  • 9781684581306 (hardcover)
  • 1684581303 (hardcover)
  • 9781684581283 (paperback)
  • 1684581281 (paperback)
LCCN
2022018533
OCLC
1312900846
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