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The Colonial and Early National Period 1654-1840 : American Jewish History - Jeffrey S. Gurock

The Colonial and Early National Period 1654-1840

American Jewish History

By: Jeffrey S. Gurock (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 19th February 1998
ISBN: 9780415919203
Number Of Pages: 476

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The first volume in this collection contains articles on a variety of areas including Jewish involvement in the War of Independence and in the American Revolution, the New York Jewish Community of the time and a look at the Dutch and English Jews of the period.

Introduction to the Series
The American Jew as Soldier and Patriotp. 1
Some Jewish Loyalists in the War of American Independencep. 21
The Role of the Jews in the American Revolution in Historical Perspectivep. 49
The Impact of the American Revolution on American Jewsp. 69
The Political Rights of the Jews in the United States: 1776-1840p. 81
Maryland's "Jew Bill"p. 147
Light on Early Connecticut Jewryp. 169
Asser Levy - A New Look at Our Jewish Founding Fatherp. 219
Asser Levy and the Inventories of Early New York Jewsp. 233
Some Aspects of the New York Jewish Merchant and Community, 1654-1820p. 269
Colonial Jewry: Religion, Domestic and Social Relationsp. 295
Mordecai's Female Academyp. 321
Hebrew at the Early Colleges: Orations at Harvard, Dartmouth, and Columbiap. 343
An Estimate and Analysis of the Jewish Population of the United States in 1790p. 347
The 1820s: American Jewry Comes of Agep. 393
Dutch Jewish Immigration and Religious Life in the Nineteenth Centuryp. 405
The Role of English Jews in the Development of American Jewish Life, 1775-1850p. 423
Indexp. 449
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ISBN: 9780415919203
ISBN-10: 0415919207
Series: American Jewish History : Book 1
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 476
Published: 19th February 1998
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.47 x 15.8  x 3.84
Weight (kg): 0.93
Edition Number: 1