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Extraterritorial Dreams: European Citizenship, Sephardi Jews, and the Ottoman Twentieth Century

Sarah Abrevaya Stein

Abstract

Crossing Europe, the Mediterranean, Middle East, North Africa, south and east Asia, as well as the major conflicts of a century, this book takes shape where empires, states, and individuals meet, compete, and collide. It traces interactions between the states of Europe and Ottoman-born Jews who held, sought, or lost the legal protection of a European power in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, when the early modern capitulatory regime gave way to a modern passport regime and the Ottoman Empire to successor states. Some Ottoman Jewish protégés remained in their birthplace as extraterritori ... More

Keywords: Ottoman, Middle East, Europe, Jewish history, legal status of minorities, citizenship, legal history, international relations, emigration, immigration

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780226368191
Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: January 2017 DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226368368.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Sarah Abrevaya Stein, author
University of California, Los Angeles