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Atlantic Jewish history, Suriname, slave society

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“Peripheral Inclusion: Communal Belonging In Suriname’S Sephardic Community, Aviva Ben-Ur Dec 2006

“Peripheral Inclusion: Communal Belonging In Suriname’S Sephardic Community, Aviva Ben-Ur

Aviva Ben-Ur

This chapter considers the presence of Eurafricans in the Jewries of early modern Suriname and Curaçao, arguing that these individuals, who formed a separate, organized entity in Suriname by the 1790s, were in various forms members of the Jewish community, although only in terms of "peripheral inclusion."