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Poverty and welfare among the Portuguese Jews in early modern Amsterdam / Tirtsah Levie Bernfeld.

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Subject: Jews > Netherlands > Amsterdam > History.
Jews > Netherlands > Amsterdam > Economic conditions.
Jews > Netherlands > Amsterdam > Charities.
Poor > Netherlands > Amsterdam.
Poverty > Religious aspects > Judaism.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9781786949837
  • ISBN: 1786949830
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: Liverpool, UK : The Littman library of Jewish civilization, 2012.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 504-545) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: 1. Setting the scene -- 2. Migration of the poor -- 3. Demographic outline -- 4. The organization of welfare -- 5. Financing charity -- 6. The motives behind charity -- 7. The daily life of the poor -- 8. Epilogue.
Summary: A pioneering study of the relationship between rich and poor that adds a new dimension to the understanding of Jewish life in early modern Amsterdam.
Source of Description Note: Print version record.
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