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ANGEL / RECENT BOOKS IN ENGLISH ON SEPHARDIM
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B a r n e t t , R i c h a r d ,
ed.,
The Sephardi Heritage,
New York, 1971.
(A
collection of essays by various scholars.)
G a m p e l , B e n j a m i n .
The Last Jews on Iberian Soil: Navarrese Jewry
1479/1498,
Los Angeles, 1989.
N e t a n y a h u , B e n z i o n .
Abravanel,
Philadelphia, 1968. (This is not only
a fascinating biography of a great Jewish figure, but provides a
vivid picture of Jewish life in Spain during the generation of the
expulsion of 1492.)
II. THE CONVERSO EXPERIENCE
R o t h , C e c i l .
History of the Marranos,
New York, 1966.
Y e r u s h a l m i , Y o s e f H a y im .
From Spanish Court to Italian Ghetto,
New
York, 1971. (While providing a biography of Isaac Cardoso, this
book also gives an excellent analysis of Spanish and Portuguese
crypto-Judaism.
III. SEPHARDIM IN THE OTTOMAN EMPIRE
A n g e l , M a r c
D.
TheJews of Rhodes: the History of a Sephardic Community,
New York, 1978.
(A
study of a representative Sephardic commu­
nity in the Ottoman Empire that deals with such topics as com­
munal organization, legal status, economic life, folklore, education,
etc.)
B a r o n , S a l o
W.
A Social and Religious History of the Jews,
vol. 18 (The
Ottoman Empire et al), New York and Philadelphia, 1983.
B e n a r d e t e , M e i r J o s e .
Hispanic Culture and Character of the Sephardic
Jews,
New York, 1952 — reprinted in 1982.
G o l d m a n , I s r a e l .
The Life and Times of Rabbi David Ibn Abi Zimra,
New
York, 1970.
G o o d b l a t t , M o r r i s .
Jewish Life in Turkey in the 16th Century,
New York,
1952. (A study of the life and work of Rabbi Shemuel de Medina.)
K a l d e r o n , A l b e r t .
Abraham Galante: a Biography,
New York, 1983.
(A
short biography of a leading intellectual and political Jewish
figure in 20th century Turkey.)
R o d r i g u e , A r o n ,
French Jews, Turkish Jews: The Alliance Israelite
Universelle and the Politics of Jewish Schooling in Turkey 1860-1925,
Bloomington, 1990.
IV. JEWS IN ISLAMIC LANDS
B a t Y e ’o r .
The Dhimmi: Jews and Christians under Islam,
Rutherford,
1985. (A source book relating to the status of non-Moslems in
Moslem societies.)