The sons of scripture : the Karaites in Poland and Lithuania in the twentieth century /

The Karaites, a non-Talmudic Turkic-speaking Jewish minority that had been living in Eastern Europe since the late Middle Ages, developed a unique ethnographic culture and religious tradition. The book offers the first comprehensive study of the dramatic history of the Polish-Lithuanian Karaite comm...

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Main Author: Kizilov, Mikhail, 1974- (Author)
Other Authors: Tempczyk, Katarzyna (Editor), Smith, Wayne (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Berlin, Germany ; Boston, Massachusetts : De Gruyter, 2015.
Series:Online access: De Gruyter De Gruyter Open Books.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Between the Israelites and the Khazars: 1900-1918
  • Interwar Period (1919-1939): the victory of the Khazar Theory
  • Hakham (Hakham) Seraja Szapszat (1873-1961) and his role in shaping of the turkic identity of the polish-lithuanian karaite community
  • Between Scylla and Charybis: Polish-Lithuanian Karaites between Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union (1939-1945)
  • From the Soviet stagnation to the post-soviet renaissance (1945-2014)
  • Conclusion.