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Jewish Spain: A Mediterranean Memory

Tabea Alexa Linhard


This book centers on the historic relationship between Spain and the Jews in key moments of the twentieth century and shows that it is impossible to understand and articulate what Spain was, is, and will be without taking into account both “Muslim Spain” and “Jewish Spain.” The book's main argument revolves around the uses of the remote past (the era of convivencia, the establishment of the Inquisition, the 1492 expulsion) in texts that depict the memory of complicated circumstances of Jewish life in Spain and in Northern Morocco during the Spanish Civil War, the Francoist repression in the po ... More

Keywords: Jewish, Spain, Mediterranean, Holocaust, exile, Sephardim, memory, anti-Semitism, philo-Sephardism, convivencia

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780804787390
Published to Stanford Scholarship Online: January 2015 DOI:10.11126/stanford/9780804787390.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Tabea Alexa Linhard, author
Washington University in St. Louis