The Resource New Babylonians : a history of Jews in modern Iraq, Orit Bashkin

New Babylonians : a history of Jews in modern Iraq, Orit Bashkin

Label
New Babylonians : a history of Jews in modern Iraq
Title
New Babylonians
Title remainder
a history of Jews in modern Iraq
Statement of responsibility
Orit Bashkin
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Although Iraqi Jews saw themselves as Iraqi patriots, their community-which had existed in Iraq for more than 2,500 years-was displaced following the establishment of the state of Israel. New Babylonians chronicles the lives of these Jews, their urban Arab culture, and their hopes for a democratic nation-state. It studies their ideas about Judaism, Islam, secularism, modernity, and reform, focusing on Iraqi Jews who internalized narratives of Arab and Iraqi nationalisms and on those who turned to communism in the 1940s. As the book reveals, the ultimate displacement of this community was not t
Cataloging source
U3G
Dewey number
305.892/4056709041
Index
index present
LC call number
DS135.I7
LC item number
B3745 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
New Babylonians : a history of Jews in modern Iraq, Orit Bashkin
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
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
Brothers and others : Iraqi identity and Arab Jewishness -- Nationalism and patriotism : visions of the nation -- The effendia : questions of secularism and Judaism -- Friends, neighbors, and enemies : fascism, anti-Semitism, and enemies -- Red Baghdad : Iraqi Jews and the ICP, 1941-51 -- An end? : Iraqi Jews and the Iraqi state, 1946-51
Control code
ocn893925553
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 310 pages)
File format
multiple file formats
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780804782012
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b35989063
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)893925553
  • pebcs0804782016

Library Locations

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