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Almost Englishmen: Baghdadi Jews in British Burma
by Ruth Cernea
Before the Second World War, two golden 'promised lands' beckoned the thousands of Baghdadi Jews who lived in Southeast Asia: the British Empire, on which 'the sun never set, ' and the promised land of their religious tradition, Jerusalem. Almost Englishmen studies the less well-known of these destinations. The book combines history and cultural studies to look into a sign ...more
Paperback, 173 pages
Published January 1st 2007 by Lexington Books
(first published November 24th 2006)
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