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Bukharan Jews and the dynamics of global Judaism, Alanna E. Cooper

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Bukharan Jews and the dynamics of global Judaism
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Bukharan Jews and the dynamics of global Judaism
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Alanna E. Cooper
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Language
eng
Summary
Part ethnography, part history, and part memoir, this volume chronicles the complex past and dynamic present of an ancient Mizrahi community. While intimately tied to the Central Asian landscape, the Jews of Bukhara have also maintained deep connections to the wider Jewish world. As the community began to disperse after the fall of the Soviet Union, Alanna E. Cooper traveled to Uzbekistan to document Jewish life before it disappeared. Drawing on ethnographic research there as well as among immigrants to the US and Israel, Cooper tells an intimate and personal story about what it means to be
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index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Indiana series in Sephardi and Mizrahi studies
Bukharan Jews and the dynamics of global Judaism, Alanna E. Cooper
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Bukharan Jews and the dynamics of global Judaism, Alanna E. Cooper
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt16gz96b
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
First encounter: Bukharan Jewish immigrants in an Ashkenazi school in New York -- Writing Bukharan Jewish history: memory, authority, and peoplehood -- An emissary from the Holy Land in Central Asia -- Revisiting the story of the emissary from the Holy Land -- Russian colonialism and Central Asian Jewish routes -- A matter of meat: local and global religious leaders in conversation -- Building a neighborhood and constructing Bukharan Jewish identity -- Local Jewish forms -- International Jewish organizations encounter local Jewish community life -- Varieties of Bukharan Jewishness -- Negotiating authenticity and identity: Bukharan Jews encounter each other and the self -- Jewish history as a conversation
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1 online resource (305 pages)
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online
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9780253006554
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computer
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rdamedia
Media type code
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