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"These authors provide a window onto a diverse and fascinating world that challenges a host of popular notions."

"This volume includes pieces by such scholars as Jonathan Israel and Daviken Studnick-Gizbert, who have made outstanding contributions to our knowledge of the international activities, and the social and mental worlds, of the Marrano mercantile community."

"This volume offers an excellent rebuttal to those who think that either Jews or the Atlantic stand apart from nation and empire."

"A major contribution... Sophisticated analyses of culture and excellent archival research, integrating both with the burgeoning field of Atlantic Studies."

"Atlantic Diasporas will inform even experts in a diversity of fields."

"This volume is a very important contribution to our understanding of a very complex diaspora that defies simplistic generalizations."

"Refashioned the very concept of diaspora and made it into a viable model by which to examine the history of migration and ethnicity."

"Atlantic Diasporas is well organized, fascinating, groundbreaking, and extremely useful both as a platform to promote further research and as an assigned text."

"This rich volume makes a valuable contribution to early modern Atlantic history and to Jewish studies. It is original, substantial, and theoretically sophisticated."

Atlantic Diasporas
Jews, Conversos, and Crypto-Jews in the Age of Mercantilism, 1500–1800
Publication Date: 1 Jan 2009
Status: Available
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Trim Size: 6" x 9"
Page Count: 328 pages
Illustrations: 2 line drawings
ISBN: 9780801890352