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Author Schreier, Joshua, 1969-

Title Arabs of the Jewish faith : the civilizing mission in colonial Algeria / Joshua Schreier

Publ Info New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, [2010]
 RWU Main Library  DS135.A3 S357 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xiii, 233 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Jewish cultures of the world
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Jews, commerce, and communities in early colonial Algeria -- Revolution, republicanism, and religion: responses to civilizing in Oran, 1848 -- Synagogues, surveillance, and civilization -- Teaching civilization: French schools and Algerian midrashim, 1852-1870 -- From Napoléon's Sanhedrin to the Crémieux decree: sex, marriage and the boundaries of civilization
LC subject Jews -- Algeria -- History -- 19th century
Jews -- Cultural assimilation -- Algeria
Algeria -- Colonization -- History -- 19th century
Algeria -- Ethnic relations
France -- Colonies -- Algeria -- Ethnic relations
ISBN 9780813547947 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0813547946 (hardcover : alk. paper)