By Julie Kalman
Orientalizing the Jew exhibits how French tourists depicted Jews within the Orient after which introduced those principles domestic to orientalize Jews residing of their native land throughout the nineteenth century. Julie Kalman attracts on narratives, own and diplomatic correspondence, novels, and performs to teach how the "Jews of the East" featured prominently within the minds of the French and the way they challenged rules of the commonly used and the unique. pix of the Jewish neighborhood in Jerusalem, romanticized Jewish artists, and the rich Sephardi households of Algiers come to lifestyles. those bills incite an important dialog approximately Jewish background, the historical past of anti-Jewish discourses, French background, and theories of Orientalism in an effort to expand understandings approximately Jews of the day.
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Orientalizing the Jew: Religion, Culture, and Imperialism in Nineteenth-Century France (The Modern Jewish Experience) by Julie Kalman