17. Jews and Judaism in the Early Modern New World

Central and North America

  1. Alan T. Levenson
  1. Dean Phillip Bell

Published Online: 19 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118232897.ch17

The Wiley-Blackwell History of Jews and Judaism

The Wiley-Blackwell History of Jews and Judaism

How to Cite

Bell, D. P. (2012) Jews and Judaism in the Early Modern New World, in The Wiley-Blackwell History of Jews and Judaism (ed A. T. Levenson), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118232897.ch17

Editor Information

  1. University of Oklahoma, USA

Author Information

  1. Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies, Chicago, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAR 2012
  2. Published Print: 20 APR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405196376

Online ISBN: 9781118232897

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Keywords:

  • Jews and Judaism, in Central and North America;
  • early settlements and communities;
  • alleged crypto-Jewish activity;
  • the Inquisition, crypto-Jewish to New World;
  • Dutch religious policies;
  • slavery and the slave trade;
  • treatment of Jews in Europe

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Early Exploration

  • Early Settlements and Communities

  • Inquisition

  • Dutch Brazil

  • The Caribbean

  • Slavery and the Slave Trade

  • North America: From Dutch to British Control

  • Beginnings of Modernity: From the Colonial to the National

  • References