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Jewes [sic!] in America. Conquistadors, Knickerbockers, Pilgrims, and the Hope of Israel. Exhibition Guide

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(121 words)

Imprint

New York City, USA, 2004. 35 pp., cover illustration only, 28 × 21.5 cm. English.

Location

New York Public Library (21 September–13 November 2004)

Description

The Jewish presence in the New World, from the time of Columbus to the 1920s, illustrated by books, manuscripts, maps, engravings, etc. from the Library’s collections. Exhibits relate to Jewish-American life, worship, law, and commerce, the Jewish interaction with the four colonial powers in the Western Hemisphere (Spain, Portugal, The Netherlands and England), and the ideas and beliefs that they influenced. In-depth descriptive entries. 94 items.

main keywords

HISTORICAL DOCUMENTSPRINTED BOOKSPRINTSUNITED STATES

minor keywords

Antisemitic images/objectsCaribbeanLondonMenasseh ben IsraelMexicoNetherlandsSpainSpinoza, Baruch

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