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Reappraising the History of the Jews in the Netherlands

J.C.H Blom, David J. Wertheim, Hetty Berg, and Bart T. Wallet


The two decades since the last authoritative general history of Dutch Jews was published have seen such substantial developments in historical understanding that new assessment has become an imperative. This book offers an indispensable survey from a contemporary viewpoint that reflects the new preoccupations of European historiography and allows the history of Dutch Jewry to be more integrated with that of other European Jewish histories. Historians from both older and newer generations shed significant light on all eras, providing fresh detail that reflects changed emphases and perspectives. ... More

Keywords: Dutch Jews, European historiography, Dutch Jewry, Jewish community, Dutch Jewish life, Holocaust memorialization, Jewish politics

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2021 Print ISBN-13: 9781786941879
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: May 2022 DOI:10.3828/liverpool/9781786941879.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

J.C.H Blom, editor
University of Amsterdam

David J. Wertheim, editor
Menasseh ben Israel Institute for Jewish Social and Cultural Studies

Hetty Berg, editor
Jewish Museum Berlin