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New Orleans) Korn, Betram Wallace.

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Waltham, MA: American Jewish Historical Society, 1969. Cloth. 8vo. 382 pages. Includes illustrations, facsimiles, maps on lining papers, portraits. Number 5 of the series "American Jewish Communal Histories. " The culmination of many years of painstaking research by an outstanding historian of ante-bellum Jewish life in America, this book covers Jewish settlement in New Orleans under French, Spanish and American rule from 1757 to 1850 with detailed attention to the establishment of the first synagogue in the Gulf coast area, the lives of every Jew who came to New Orleans before 1815, Judah Touro's life, work and philanthropies, Benjamin Levy's print works, the rise of Judah P. Benjamin, the rapid assimilation of Jews into the Catholic creole community, the high incidence of inter-marriage, the absence of intolerance, the mood of luxury and easy living in the city and other aspects of Jewish community involvement. SUBJECT (S) : Jews-Louisiana-New Orleans. Colored endpapers illustrated with maps of southern USA and the Caribbean. Gilt lettering on binding. Sticker of a previous owner on title page. Otherwise in very good, a fine copy. (AMRN-5-21) . AMR1. Bookseller Inventory # 17161

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