This book describes the ways Jews imagined and treated Blacks during the first three centuries of the Atlantic slave trade and European colonialism. Using many previously unexamined sources, it goes beyond mere inter-ethnic polemics to lay out for the first time the scope of Jewish anti-Blackness in places such as Portugal, the Ottoman Empire, Italy, Amsterdam and the Caribbean. Readers will see that Jewish attitudes and behavior remained barely distinguishable from general European trends, hardly benign, but far less intense.... men with backgrounds in manual labor or aquot;baseaquot; occupations from holding positions of responsibility in municipal, provincial, ... The notion that Ham prevented Noah from having a fourth son by means of castration was brought in B.T. Sanhedrin 7oa. ... The location of its writing is also unknown, although its style and content seem to point to a European provenance (Moshe ... 350. Notes. to. Pages. 28-30.
|Title||:||Jews and Blacks in the Early Modern World|
|Publisher||:||Cambridge University Press - 2004-04-12|