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Spanish and Portuguese Jews: Communities in Western Europe

Useful materials in Pius XII Memorial Library for research on Spanish and Portuguese Jews.

Communities in Western Europe

Abitbol, M. et al., eds.  Les Juifs d’Espagne: histoire d’une diaspora, 1492-1992. [Paris]: Liana Levi, c. 1992.   DS 135 .S7 J85 

Acosta, Uriel. Examination of Pharisaic Traditions.  Exame das tradiçoes phariseas.  New York: Brill, 1993. (Available through MOBIUS)

Acosta, Uriel.  A specimen of human life.  New York: Bergman, 1967.  BL 2790 .A2 U7.

Acosta, Uriel. Espejo de una vida humana.  Edited by Gabriel Albiac.  Madrid: Hiperion, 1985. (Available through MOBIUS; also on e-reserve)

Albiac, Gabriel. La sinagoga vacla. Un estudio de las fuentes marranas del espinosismo.  Madrid: Hiperion, 1987.  (Available through MOBIUS at Washington University DS 135 .S7 A57 1987)

Bayme, Steven.  Understanding Jewish History.  Texts and Commentaries.  Ktav Publishing House, 1997. 
DS 102 .B38 1997.

Beinart, Haim, ed.  Moreshet Sepharad=The Sephardi Legacy.  Vol. 2.  Jerusalem: The Magnes Press, Hebrew University, 1992.  DS 135 .S7 M6713 1992.  

Besso, H.V. Dramatic literature of the Sephardic Jews of Amsterdam in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries.  New York: Hispanic Institute in the U.S., Seccion de Estudios Sephardies, 1947.   PJ5026 .B4.   

Bodian, Miriam.  Hebrews of the Portuguese Nation.  Conversos and Community in Early Modern Amsterdam.  Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1977.  DS 135 .N5 A5323 1997.  

Boer, Harm den.  La literatura sefardí de Amsterdam.  Alcalá de Henares, 1995.  DS 135 .N5 A5324.   

Bonfil, Robert.  Rabbis and Jewish Communities in Renaissance Italy.  Trans. Jonathan Chipman.  Oxford, England: Oxford University Press, 1990.  BM 322 .B6613 1990.

British Conference on Judeo-Spanish Studies (12th: 2001: London, England) Proceedings of
 the Twelfth British Conference on Judeo-Spanish Studies
, 24-26 June, 2001: Sephardic
Language, Literature and History, edited by Hilary Pomeroy and Michael Alpert. Leiden;
Boston: Brill, 2004. PC4813 .B75 2001

Castro, Americo. The Structure of Spanish History. Translated by Edmund L. King.  Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 1954.  DP48 .C3383.  

Cooperman, Bernard Dov.  Ed.  In Iberia and Beyond.  Hispanic Jews between Cultures.  Proceedings of a Symposium to Mark the 500th Anniversary of the Expulsion of Spanish Jewry Associated University Press, 1998.  DS 135 .S7 I17 1998.

España: ¿Laberinto de exilios?  Ed. Sandra Barriales-Bouche. Newark, Delaware: Juan de la Cuesta-Hispanic Monographs, 2005.  PQ7020 .B37 2005

Faur, José.  In the Shadow of History.  Jews and Conversos at the Dawn of Modernity.  Albany: State University of New York Press, 1992.  DS 135 .S7 F38 1992.  

Ginio, Alisa Meyuhas, ed.  Jews, Christians, and Muslims in the Mediterranean World After 1492.  London, England: Frank Cass, 1992.   DS 134 .J48 1992. 

Gugliese, Stanislao G.  The Most Ancient of Minorities. The Jews of Italy.  Greenwood Press, 2002.

Hyamson, Albert M.  The Sephardim of England:  A History of the Spanish and Portuguese Jewish Community (1492-1951).  London, England: Methuen and Co., 1951.  DS135 .E5 H93 1951.  

Kaplan, Yosef.  “The Intellectual Ferment in the Spanish-Portuguese Community of Sevententh Century Amsterdam,” in Moreshet Sepharad: The Sephardi Legacy, vol. 2, ed. Haim Beinart, 1992, pp. 288-314.  DS135 S7 M6713 1992. 

Lieberman, Julia R. "Adolescence and the Period of Apprenticeship among the Western Sephardim in the Seventeenth Century," in El Prezente.  Studies in Sephardic Culture, 4(2010): 11-23

Lieberman, Julia R. “Between Tradition and Modernity: The Sephardim of Livorno,” in The Most Ancient of Minorities.  The Jews of Italy, ed. Stanislao G. Pugliese.  Greenwood Press, 2002:67-76.  DS 135.18 M67 2002.

Lieberman, Julia R. "Estetica conceptista y etlica mercantilista de Confusion de confusiones (Amsterdam 1688)," en Bulletin of Hispanic Studies, 77(2000): 407-421.

Lieberman, Julia R. "Retorica y emocion: el arte de la persuasion en una narrativa de Jose Penso de la Vega," en Romance Notes, 41, 2 (2001): 191-198.  PC 1 .R58

Lieberman, Julia R., ed.  Sephardi Family Life in the Early Modern Diaspora.  Hanover: University Press of New England, 2011.  DS135 .T8 S426 2011 

Lieberman, Julia R.  El teatro alegórico de Miguel (Daniel Leví) de Barrios.  Newark, Delaware: Hispanic Monographs, 1996.  PQ6279 .B35 AG 1996.

Litovsky, Haydee.  Sephardic Playwrights of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries in Amsterdam.  New York: University Press of America, 1991.  PJ 5026.L58 1990.

Nadler, Steven M.  Spinoza: a life.  New York: Cambridge University Press, 1999.   B 3997 N33 1999.  

Proceedings of the Twelfth British Conference on Judeo-Spanish Studies, 24-26 June 2001.  Ed. Hilary Pomeroy and Michael Alpert.  Leiden: Brill, 2004.  PC 4813 .B75 2001

Pullan, Brian.  The Jews of Europe and the Inquisition of Venice, 1550-1670.   Totowa, New Jersey: Barnes & Noble Books, 1983.   DS 135 .I85 V4256 1983.

Ravid, Benjamin.  “A Tale of Three Cities and their Raison d’Etat: Ancona, Venice and Livorno, and the Competition for Jewish Merchants in the Sixteenth Century.”  In Jews, Christians and Muslims in the Mediterranean World after 1492.  Ed. Alisa Meyuhas Ginio.  London: Frank Cass, 1992.  DS134 .J48 1992.

Ruderman, David B.  Jewish Thought and Scientific Discovery in Early Modern Europe.  New Haven: Yale University Press, 1995.  BM 538 .S3 R828 1995.

Sachar, Howard Morley. A history of the Jews in the modern world. New York: Knopf, 2005. DS124 .S18 2005

Salomon, H.P.  Portrait of a New Christian, Fernao Alvares Melo, 1569-1639.  Paris: Fundacao Calouste Gulbenkian.  DS 135 .P8 M457 1982.

Segre, Renata.  “Sephardic Settlements in Sixteenth-Century Italy: A Historical and Geographical Survey.”  In Jews, Christians and Muslims in the Mediterranean World After 1492.  Ed. Alisa Meyuhas Ginio.  London: Frank Cass, 1992.  DS 134 .J48

Spinoza, Baruch. Theological-Political Treatise. (Gebhardt edition, 1925.) Trans. Samuel Shirley. Indianapolis: Hackett Publishing Company, 1998.   B3985.E5 S45135x 1998

Stillman, Yedida K. and Norman A. Stillman, eds.  From Iberia to Diaspora.  Studies in Sephardic History and Culture.  Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill Academic Publishers, 1999.    DS134 .F76 1999

Swetschinski, Daniel M.  Reluctant Cosmopolitans: The Portuguese Jews of Seventeenth Century Amsterdam.   London, UK: Littman Library of Jewish Civilization, 2000.    DS135 .N5 A684 2000

Toaff, Renzo.  La nazione ebrea a Livorno e a Pisa (1591-1700).  Firenze:  Leo S. Olschki, 1990.   DS 135 I85 L587 1990 

Usque, Samuel.  Consolation for the Tribulations of Israel (Consolaçam as tribulaçoens de Israel.  Ferrara: Abraham aben Usque, 1553), trans. from the Portuguese by Martin A. Cohen.  Philadelphia:  The Jewish Publication Society of America, 1965.  DS 116 .U713 1965. 

Yerushalmi, Yosef Hayim.  From Spanish Court to Italian Ghetto.  Isaac Cardoso: A Study in Seventeenth-Century Marranism and Jewish Apologetics.  New York: Columbia University Press, 1971.  DS 135 .I9 Y47 1971.

Yovel, Yirmiyahu.  Spinoza and Other Heretics.  The Marrano of Reason.  Princeton University Press.   B3998 .Y67 1989

Zimler, Richard.  The Last Kabbalist of Lisbon.  New York: Overlook Press, 1998.    PS 3576 .I464 L37 1998.

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