The Jewish Diaspora in Latin America and the Caribbean (Hardcover)

Fragments of Memory

By Kristin Ruggiero (Editor)

Sussex Academic Press, 9781845190613, 262pp.

Publication Date: May 1, 2005

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Description

Since the 1970s, the Latin American Jewish Diaspora has been recognized as a unique phenomenon in diasporic studies, due to the development of new ways of thinking about internationalism and globalization. Important works of the 1980s and 1990s established the critical role of Jews in Latin America. This collection moves the field forward by providing an interdisciplinary and comparative view of Jewish experiences through history, literature, painting, anthropology, poetry, sociology, and politics.