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Author Klorman, Bat-Zion Eraqi, author

Title Traditional society in transition : the Yemeni Jewish experience / by Bat-Zion Eraqi Klorman
Published Leiden, Netherlands : Brill, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (231 pages)
Series Brill Reference Library of Judaism, 1571-5000 ; Volume 39
Brill reference library of Judaism ; Volume 39
Contents Acknowledgements; 1 Introduction; 2 Jewish Enlightenment and the Kabbala Dispute; 3 Jewish Immigration to East Africa; 4 Jewish Immigration to Palestine; 5 Challenging the Zionist Enterprise and Ethos; 6 Family Values in Transition: Inheritance, Polygamy; 7 Traditional Education and Secular Studies; 8 Conclusions; Bibliography; Index
Summary In Traditional Society in Transition Bat-Zion Eraqi Klorman examines the Yemeni Jewish existence from the mid 19th century onwards. It chronicles this community's transition from a traditional patriarchal society to a group adjusting to the challenges of a modern society
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Jewish way of life.
Jews -- Yemen (Republic) -- History -- 19th century.
Jews -- Yemen (Republic) -- History -- 20th century.
Jews -- Yemen (Republic) -- Social life and customs.
Jews, Yemeni -- Israel -- History -- 20th century.
Jews, Yemeni -- Israel -- Social life and customs.
Yemen (Republic) -- Ethnic relations.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9004272917
9789004272910 (e-book)