THE NATHAN I. HUGGINS LECTURES
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Black Jews in Africa and the Americas

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$40.00 • £32.95 • €36.00

ISBN 9780674066984

Publication Date: 02/04/2013

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240 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

The Nathan I. Huggins Lectures

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  • Preface
  • 1. The Color of Jews
  • 2. Lost Tribes of Israel in Africa
  • 3. Ham’s Children
  • 4. Judaic Practices and Superior Stock
  • 5. Half White and Half Black
  • 6. The Emergence of Black Jews in the United States
  • 7. Divine Geography and Israelite Identities
  • 8. The Internalization of the Israelite Myth
  • 9. History, Genetics, and Indigenous Black African Jews
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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