• Sign In / Register
  • Help
  • Basket0
On the Mediterranean and the Nile: The Jews of Egypt - Indiana Series in Sephardi and Mizrahi Studies (Paperback)
  • On the Mediterranean and the Nile: The Jews of Egypt - Indiana Series in Sephardi and Mizrahi Studies (Paperback)
zoom

On the Mediterranean and the Nile: The Jews of Egypt - Indiana Series in Sephardi and Mizrahi Studies (Paperback)

(author)
£22.99
Paperback 288 Pages / Published: 07/03/2018
  • We can order this

Usually despatched within 2 weeks

  • This item has been added to your basket

Aimee Israel-Pelletier examines the lives of Middle Eastern Jews living in Islamic societies in this political and cultural history of the Jews of Egypt. By looking at the work of five Egyptian Jewish writers, Israel-Pelletier confronts issues of identity, exile, language, immigration, Arab nationalism, European colonialism, and discourse on the Holocaust. She illustrates that the Jews of Egypt were a fluid community connected by deep roots to the Mediterranean and the Nile. They had an unshakable sense of being Egyptian until the country turned toward the Arab East. With Israel-Pelletier's deft handling, Jewish Egyptian writing offers an insider's view in the unique character of Egyptian Jewry and the Jewish presence across the Mediterranean region and North Africa.

Publisher: Indiana University Press
ISBN: 9780253031921
Number of pages: 288
Dimensions: 229 x 152 mm

You may also be interested in...

Selected Poems of Sylvia Plath
Added to basket
Speak, Memory
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
A Sort Of Life
Added to basket
£8.99
Paperback
Macbeth
Added to basket
£8.99
Paperback
Birthday Letters
Added to basket
£12.99
Paperback
The Odyssey
Added to basket
£14.99
Paperback
Why Read the Classics?
Added to basket
The Three Theban Plays
Added to basket
On Writing
Added to basket
£10.99   £8.99
Paperback
On Writers and Writing
Added to basket
Ulysses
Added to basket
£8.99
Paperback
Wide Sargasso Sea
Added to basket
£7.99   £5.99
Paperback
The Iliad
Added to basket
£12.99
Paperback
How to Live
Added to basket
£10.99
Paperback
A Literature Of Their Own
Added to basket
A Rose For Winter
Added to basket
£7.99
Paperback

Reviews

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.