The Ambivalence of a Port-City. The Jews of Trieste from the 19th to the 20th Century

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Tullia Catalan (2011)
  • Publisher: Fondazione Centro di Documentazione Ebraica Contemporanea CDEC
  • Journal: Quest. Issues in Contemporary Jewish History (issn: 2037-741X)
  • Subject: Jews | Italy | Trieste | port jews | Slovenia | antisemitism | History (General) | D1-2009

This article stems from a key question: was Habsburg Trieste truly a cosmopolitan and tolerant city? Building upon the interpretative category of "port Jews", established by David Sorkin and Lois C. Dubin, this study examines the social, economic and political behaviour... View more
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