Early Modern Period

Minhagim, Venice, 1593, BM700.I818 1593, Fol. 73v – Purim.
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Minhagim, Venice, 1593, BM700.I818 1593, Fol. 73v – Purim.

                                   

Yeven Metzulah, Nathan Nata Hannover, Venice, 1653, RB138:6, Title page.
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Yeven Metzulah, Nathan Nata Hannover, Venice, 1653, RB138:6, Title page.

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Cultural Trends
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Cultural Trends

Early Modern Period Introduction to Cultural Trends Impact of Printing Innovations among Conversos and Portuguese Jews Rabbinic Culture and Learning Messianic Movements Women, Gender, and Learning Jews, the Reformation and the Counter-Reformation Science, Philosophy, and Literature

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Mercantilism
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Mercantilism

Overview Overview- Mercantilism Secondary sources Israel, Jonathan. “An Amsterdam Jewish Merchant of the Golden Age- Jeronimo Nunes Da Costa (1620-1697), Agent of Portugal in the Dutch Republic.” Studia Rosenthaliana 18, no. 1 (1984)- 21-40. Israel, Jonathan. “The Economic Contribution of Dutch Sephardi Jewry to Holland’s Golden Age, 1595-1713.” Tijdschrift voor Geschiedenis 96, no. 4 (1983)- […]

Economy
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Economy

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Austria and Bohemian Lands
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Austria and Bohemian Lands

  Overview Overview- Austria and Bohemian Lands Secondary sources Breuer, Mordechai. “Modernism and Traditionalism in 16th-c. Jewish Historiography- A Study of David Gans’ Tzemach David,” in Bernard Cooperman, ed., Jewish Thought in the Sixteenth Century, 49-88. Greenblatt, Rachel L. “The Shapes of Memory- Evidence in Stone from the Old Jewish Cemetery in Prague.” Leo Baeck […]

German Lands
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German Lands

Early Modern Period Overview Overview- German Lands Primary sources and presentations Records of the Metz Beit Din, Jay R. Berkovitz, University of Massachusetts, USA. Domestic Interiors of Two Viennese Jewish Elites, David Horowitz, Columbia University, USA. Rural Jews in Alsace, Debra Kaplan, Yeshiva University, USA. The Personal Record Book of Hayyim Gundersheim Dayyan, Edward Fram, […]

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Jews in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth
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Jews in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth

  Overview Overview- Jews in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth Primary sources and presentations Jewish legal status in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth,Adam Teller, University of Haifa, Israel. Close Quarters- Privacy and Jewish House Space in Early Modern Polish CitiesAdam Teller, University of Haifa, Israel. Unequal Opportunities- The Economic Possibilities Open to Jewish Women in 18th Century Poland-Lithuania, Adam […]

Jews of Italy
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Jews of Italy

  Overview Overview- Jews of Italy Primary sources and presentations Samuel Aboab, Sefer Zikhronot,Bernard Cooperman, University of Maryland, USA. Taverns and Public Drinking in Florence, Stefanie Siegmund, University of Michigan, USA. The City as a Place of Regulation, Border and Exclusion- Case of Livorno, Bernard Cooperman, University of Maryland, USA. Family Ties & Political Structure […]

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Northward Expansion
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Northward Expansion

  Overview Overview- Northward Expansion Primary sources Koen, E.M. Notarial Records Pertaining to the Portuguese Jews in Amsterdam up Till 1639.” ##Studia Rosenthaliana 15, no. 2 (1981)- 245-255, seriatum. Studia Rosenthaliana 10, no. 2 (1976)- 214-231. Studia Rosenthaliana 12, no. 1 (1978)- 158-179; Studia Rosenthaliana 13, no. 1 (1979)- 101-114. Studia Rosenthaliana 14, no. 1 […]

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