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Economic activities of the Jews in Amsterdam in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries

Herbert Ivan Bloom

Economic activities of the Jews in Amsterdam in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries

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Published by The Bayard Press in Williamsport, Penna .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Amsterdam (Netherlands),
  • Netherlands,
  • Amsterdam.
    • Subjects:
    • Jews -- Netherlands -- Amsterdam.,
    • Jews -- Commerce.,
    • Amsterdam (Netherlands) -- Commerce.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] Herbert I. Bloom.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS135.N5 A53 1937
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[iii]-xviii, 332 p. 1 l.
      Number of Pages332
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6356590M
      LC Control Number37019478
      OCLC/WorldCa3030560

        Political or economic events in the seventeenth or eighteenth centuries that influenced social unrest.?


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Williamsport, Penna., Bayard Press, (OCoLC) The Economic Activities of the Jews of Amsterdam in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries (Williamsport, PA, ). Blumenkranz, Bernard, “ Les Juifs dans le commerce maritime de Venise (–),” Revue des Études Juives (), – place of Amsterdam as a primary center for the absorption of eastern European Jews during the persecutions between andand as an important waystation in the migration of that Jewry in the second half of the seventeenth century.

The German and Polish Jewish refugees who came to Amsterdam found a well estab. “And Israel shall dwell in safety” is the biblical quotation that the Amsterdam rabbi Menasseh ben Israel () used in the first Hebrew book (a siddur) that came off his printing press in The citation (Deuteronomy ) set the tone for the annals of the Jews.

A brief history of Jews in Amsterdam. Jewish name for Amsterdam is Mokum, which in Hebrew means ‘place’ and in Yiddish ‘safe place’. For centuries the city received refugees escaping religious wars and persecutions in other parts of the world.

A History of the Jewish People presents a total vision of Jewish experiences and achievements--religious, political, social, and economic--in both the land of Israel and the diaspora throughout the ages. It has been acclaimed as the most comprehensive and penetrating work yet to 4/5(1). Pares, in his authoritative book on Nevis, recorded the commercial activity of the Portuguese Jews on the island during that period1.

Long abandoned burial grounds for these folk exist on other islands in the Lesser Antilles, and Jewish synagogues have survived into the twentieth century of. The London Great Synagogue was therefore called the "Dutch Jews' Synagogue." Economy. Ashkenazi Jews were active in those parts of economic life that were not organized via the guilds.

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Be the first. Rethinking Mercantilism: Political Economy, the British Empire, and the Atlantic World in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries Article in The William and Mary Quarterly 69(1).

The Jews’ specific role as a minority within the economy of their host societies, and especially their alleged affinity to money and dominance in moneylending, commerce, and later banking, increasingly persuaded non-Jewish scholars of the late 19th and early 20th centuries to examine the role of Jews within economic history.

Bernfeld, Tirtsah Levie. “Financing Poor Relief in the Spanish-Portuguese Jewish Community in Amsterdam in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries,” in Dutch Jewry: Its History and Secular Culture (–), edited by Israel, Jonathan and Salverda, Reiner. Brill: Leiden, Cited by: Collectively, they brought economic growth and influence to the city as they established an international trading hub in Amsterdam during the 17th century, the so-called Dutch Golden Age.

Perhaps the most notable example of Sephardic Jews in Amsterdam are the Curiel family, namely Jeromino Nunes da Costa (alias Moses Curiel), [4] son of Jacob Curiel. [5]. The place of the Dutch Jews in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries was at many points atypical for Jewish history in a broader sense.

The unique position led the Jewish population - albeit small in size - to play an important role. The number of Jewish account holders at the Amsterdam exchange bank was only Poor Jews went to Italy.

Jewish history, and their activity and creativity often served as a source of inspiration for Jews elsewhere in the Diaspora.

The economic activity of the Portuguese Jewish merchants and entrepreneurs in Amsterdam during the seventeenth century embraced the entire world, and their integration in international trade and in. The troubles of the late 16th and early 17th centuries: inflation.

The primary problem caused by the Price Revolution of the late 16th century was: the Price Revolution, an increase in poverty, the religious wars, and a rise in taxes (all of these).

The fact that Amsterdam was an important shipping port and international trading center made the city a very attractive destination for many Jews looking to improve their economic and religious situation.6 (p31) Both Portuguese Sephardi and Ashkenazi poor continued to immigrate and settle in Amsterdam during the seventeenth and eighteenth.

Contacts between Jews in Smyrna and the Levant Company of London in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries* The Sephardi Jewish community in Smyrna was founded in the second half of the sixteenth century.((A Jewish community existed in Smyrna in the Hellenistic and Roman periods, but no evidence survives from the Byzantine period.

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Jews, Slaves, and the Slave Trade seventeenth, and eighteenth centuries. Arrest as a New Christian automatically meant the loss of one's property and, frequently, torture by the Inquisition as.

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There were states that welcomed the Jews, including the Carolingian empire of Charlemagne. Jews could also go to the Far East, to the source of the most precious commodities things in medieval trade—slaves, spices and silk.

Motivations Allegations of unethical business practices. William I. Brustein describes popular economic antisemitism in Europe before the 19th century as based on accusations of Jews using alleged unethical business practices in second-hand trade, petty commerce and money-lending.

In the 17th and the 18th centuries, anecdotal remarks from Christian merchants and traders show that there were. The book was published by Messrs. Macmillan in London in An American edition was published in by Messrs.

Harper and Row, under the present title, The Crisis of the Seventeenth Century. The book enjoyed a modest success. " Money, Power, and Influence in Eighteenth-Century Lithuania: The Jews on the Radziwiłł Estates definitely enriches the social and economic history of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, and broadens our view on Jewish involvement in the day-to-day economy, and should be a strong stimulus for future research on the issues raised."Brand: Stanford University Press.

The economic history of the Netherlands (–) is the history of an economy that American-Dutch scholar and economist Jan de Vries calls the first "modern" economy. It covers the Netherlands as the Habsburg Netherlands, through the era of the Dutch Republic, the Batavian Republic and the Kingdom of Holland.

After becoming de facto independent from the empire of Philip II of Spain. The history of the Jews in Curaçao can be traced back to the midth century, when the first Jewish immigrants began to arrive. The first Jews in Curaçao were Sephardi Jewish immigrants from Netherlands, Portugal, and immigrants founded Congregation Mikvé Israel-Emanuel, the oldest continuously used synagogue in the first Jew to settle in Curaçao was a Dutch.

The activities of Jewish traders on the Mediterranean and Indian Ocean trade routes and ports are revealed in 11 th - to 13 th-century genizah Epocas de Portugal Economico ( 2); H.I.

Bloom, Economic Activity of the Jews of Amsterdam in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries (); C. von Rohr, Neue Quellen zur zweiten Indienfahrt. European State Consolidation in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries study guide chapter summary The following texts are the property of their respective authors and we thank them for giving us the opportunity to share for free to students, teachers and users of the Web their texts will used only for illustrative educational and scientific.

The seventeenth-century Hebrew chronicler Gavri’el ben Yehoshu‘a Schossburg characterized the historical status of the Jewish community in medieval and early modern Poland as “a delight to all the lands of the Exile for its Torah, honor and greatness” (Petaḥ teshuvah, 4a).

By the end of the seventeenth century, Polish Jewry had the highest number of Jews and the most individual. - “Jewish Economic Activity in the Polish Commonwealth in the Second Half of the Seventeenth and in the Eighteenth Centuries”’ in: I.

Bartal, I. Gutman (eds.), Broken Chain: Polish Jewry Through the Ages (Hebrew), I, Merkaz Zalman Shazar: Jerusalempp. The history of the Jews in the Staff View; Cite this; Text this; Email this; Export Record. Export to EndNoteWeb; Export to EndNote; Save to List; Add to Book Bag Remove from Book Bag.

Saved in: The history of the Jews in the Netherlands / Bibliographic Details; Other Authors: a The history of the Jews in the Netherlands / |c edited by J. Early Modern Jewry boldly offers a new history of the early modern Jewish experience. From Krakow and Venice to Amsterdam and Smyrna, David Ruderman examines the historical and cultural factors unique to Jewish communities throughout Europe, and how these distinctions played out amidst the rest of : Princeton University Press.

The question is this: Social, political and economic changes and. asked by B.B. on Janu ; American History. Describe the social, economic, and political composition of the decade of corporate greed and how it affected the political climate of the s.

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First, through their constant struggle with the sea, the Dutch had developed into one of Europe’s most disciplined and hard-working peoples.By the seventeenth century, however, political developments began to reverse the downward spiral of conditions.

The Thirty Years’ War in particular () was a turning point. The devastation of the population, trade and commerce of German lands in this period made Jewish services more welcome.