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By David N. Myers,Massimo Ciavolella,Peter Reill,Geoffrey Symcox

Exploring the attention-grabbing cross-cultural impacts among Jews and Christians in Italy from the Renaissance to the 20 th century, Acculturation and Its Discontents assembles essays through top historians, literary students, and musicologists to give a well-rounded heritage of Italian Jewry.

The members supply wealthy pictures of the numerous vivid varieties of cultural and inventive expression that Italian Jews contributed to, yet this quantity additionally will pay shut recognition to the ways that Italian Jews - either freely and stressed - creatively tailored to the social, cultural, and felony norms of the encompassing society. Tracing either the triumphs and tragedies of Jewish groups inside of Italy over a extensive span of time, Acculturation and Its Discontents demanding situations traditional assumptions approximately assimilation and nation intervention and, within the method, charts the advanced strategy of cultural trade that left any such detailed imprint not just on Italian Jewry, but additionally on Italian society itself.

This selection of rigorous and thought-provoking essays makes an incredible contribution to either the historical past of Italian tradition and the cultural impression and value of ecu Jews.

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