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Family papers : a Sephardic journey through the twentieth century / Sarah Abrevaya Stein.

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Culver-Union Twp PL - Culver 929.20896 STEIN (Text) 34304000953172 Adult - Nonfiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780374185428
  • ISBN: 0374185425
  • Physical Description: 317 pages : illustrations, maps, genealogical tables ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, [2019]

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For centuries, the bustling port city of Salonica was home to the sprawling Levy family. As leading publishers and editors, they helped chronicle modernity as it was experienced by Sephardic Jews across the Ottoman Empire. The wars of the twentieth century, however, redrew the borders around them, in the process transforming the Levys from Ottomans to Greeks. Family members soon moved across boundaries and hemispheres, stretching the familial diaspora from Greece to Western Europe, Israel, Brazil, and India. In time, the Holocaust nearly eviscerated the clan, eradicating whole branches of the family tree.
Subject: Levy family.
Sephardim > Greece > Thessalonik─ô > Biography.
Sephardim > History.
Jews > Genealogy > Biography.
RELIGION / Judaism / History.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Emigration & Immigration.
Genre: Biographies.

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