Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Description - The Beta Israel in Ethiopia and Israel by Tudor Parfitt

For decade the Falashas - the Black Jews of Ethiopia - have fascinated scholars. Are they really Jews and in what sense? How can their origins be explained? Since the Falashas' transfer to Israel in the much publicised Israeli air lifts - Operation Moses and Operation Solomon - this fascination has continued and now other factors are being discussed: the social integration of an Ethiopian tribal people in the Middle East's most advanced state has provoked a good deal of remarkable scholarship; some recent historical work has focused on the process by which the Agau speaking Falasha became Jews in the first place and how this identity was buttressed both by Jewish missionaries in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries and by first the Italian occupation of Ethiopia and their contacts between the Falashas and the State of Israel. This collection of papers on the history, music, art, anthropology and current situation of the Ethiopian Jews has been written by the leading scholars in the field.

Buy The Beta Israel in Ethiopia and Israel by Tudor Parfitt from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780700710928
ISBN-10: 0700710922
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 156mm x mm)
Pages: 320
Imprint: RoutledgeCurzon
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 5-Nov-1998
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Other Editions - The Beta Israel in Ethiopia and Israel by Tudor Parfitt

Book Reviews - The Beta Israel in Ethiopia and Israel by Tudor Parfitt

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Beta Israel in Ethiopia and Israel book by Tudor Parfitt and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review


Books By Tudor Parfitt

Beta Israel in Ethiopia and Israel by Tudor Parfitt
Paperback, January 2016
$62.99
Judaising Movements by Tudor Parfitt
Paperback, March 2015
$62.99
Black Jews in Africa and the Americas by Tudor Parfitt
Hardback, February 2013
$53.09
Lost Ark of the Covenant by Tudor Parfitt
Paperback, January 2009
$22.49