The Black Jews of Africa: history, religion, identity

The lost tribes of Israel -- Jewish accounts and Christian traditions -- The mythography of Africa -- The legend of Solomon and the Queen of Sheba -- Blacks and Jews, the archetypal others -- Encountering and reinventing the Africans and the Jews in the colonial era, 15th to 19th century -- Appropri...

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Main Author: Bruder, Edith 1948-
Format: Print Book
Language:English
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Published: Oxford [u.a.] Oxford University Press 2008
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Africa / Judaism / Cultural identity / History
B Africa / Jews / Judaism / History
Further subjects:B Group
B Christen Oral History Falasha
B Jews History Africa
B Africa Colonial influence History
B Blacks
B History
B Africa History
B Interculturality
B Jews
B Republic Continent
B Tradition consciousness
B Institution Sociology
B Identity
B Afrika südlich der Sahara Religion Judaism Jews Religiöse Bevölkerungsgruppe Beziehungen Africans Blacks Verhältnis zwischen Gruppen / Institutionen Identity History Kolonialgeschichte Tradition consciousness Interkulturelle Beziehungen Auslandsbild Africa Africa Africa Südliches Afrika
B Religious identity
B Africa Ethnic relations
B Africa
B Religion
B Population group
B Jews Africa History
B Colonialism
B Relationship
B Judaism
B Africans
B Public image
B Foreign country
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Summary:The lost tribes of Israel -- Jewish accounts and Christian traditions -- The mythography of Africa -- The legend of Solomon and the Queen of Sheba -- Blacks and Jews, the archetypal others -- Encountering and reinventing the Africans and the Jews in the colonial era, 15th to 19th century -- Appropriating Jewish history by the African diaspora, 19th to 20th century -- Historical narratives of a Jewish presence in sub-Saharan Africa -- African Jews in western and central Africa -- African Jews in eastern and southern Africa -- Ancient myths and modern phenomena
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references (p. [255]-275) and index
ISBN:019533356X