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Based on the Libro Grande, which is included in this volume, this authoritative analysis of the Venetian Jewish community of the 17th century gives a snapshot of the political and social structure of the Jews of Venice as they related to the general population of the Venetian Republic of that period and to the ethnic,economic, and religious diversity within their own community.

CONTENTSChapter One: Introduction I. Themes 11 II. Text 19 Chapter Two: The Libro Grande Affair I. The Story 31 II. Precedent 37 III. The Objections 42 IV. Analysis 54 V. Significance 58 Chapter Three: The Constitutions I. Formation 61 II. Operation 74 Chapter Four: A Dynamic  CharacterizationI. Spanish Parity 93 II. Tripolarity 100 III. Oligarchization 113 IV. Efficiency 123 Chapter Five: Communal Finances Chapter Six: The Small Assembly I. Liaison 146 II. Municipal Upkeep 160 III. Communal Order 163 Chapter Seven: Religion & Politics I. 1594 and 1616 165 II. Preceding Evidence 182 III. Libro Grande Evidence 185 IV. The Immediate Perspective 196 V. Epilogue and Sequel 202 VI. Summary 205 Chapter Eight: The Twin Contexts of Venetian Jewish Culture I. Political Structure 206 II. Sumptuary Law 220 Appendix   Chapter Home  | TOC  | Index

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Front MatterHalf Title PageTitle PageCopyright PageDedication PageACKNOWLEDGEMENTSTable Of ContentsContents1. INTRODUCTIONI. Themes1. Community and State2. The Three 'Nations'3. Elite and Popular Government4. Lay and Rabbinic LeadershipII. Text2. THE LIBRO GRANDE AFFAIRI. The StoryII. PrecedentIII. The ObjectionsIV. AnalysisV. Significance3. THE CONSTITUTIONS I. FormationII. Operation4. A DYNAMIC CHARACTERIZATION I. Spanish ParityII. TripolarityIII. OligarchizationIV. Efficiency5. COMMUNAL FINANCES 6. THE SMALL ASSEMBLY I. LiaisonII. Municipal UpkeepIII. Communal Order7. RELIGION & POLITICS I. 1594 and 1616II. Preceding EvidenceIII. Libro Grande EvidenceIV. The Immediate PerspectiveV. Epilogue and SequelVI. Summary8. THE TWIN CONTEXTS OF VENETIAN JEWISH CULTURE I. Political StructureII. Sumptuary LawBack MatterAPPENDIXTHE LIBRO GRANDEWORKS CITEDIndicesINDEX OF NAMESINDEX OF PLACESINDEX OF SUBJECTSBack Cover
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