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546 pages. Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. JEWISH HISTORY. Offers the first in-depth treatment of Jewish images of and behavior toward Blacks during the period of peak Jewish involvement in Atlantic slaveholding. Attempting to move beyond inter-ethnic polemics, this book constructs a cultural and social portrait of Jews-mostly Sephardic-amid a larger socio-economic context, one from which Jews differed little, their religious Otherness notwithstanding. Includes an Index. (Key Words: Jonathan Schorsch, Blacks, Slavery, Jews, Jewish History, Whiteness, Suriname, Slave Trade, Slaves, Sephardic Jews, Rashi, Names, Manumission, Kushites, Iberia, Halakha, Dutch Colonies, Curacao, Colonial America, Caribbean, Brazil, Amsterdam, Yitzhak Abravanel).
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