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Marriage rituals Italian style [electronic resource] : a historical anthropological perspective on early modern Italian Jews / by Roni Weinstein.

By: Weinstein, Roni.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Brill's series in Jewish studies: v. 35.Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2004Description: 1 online resource (xi, 515 p.).ISBN: 1423714199 (electronic bk.); 9781423714194 (electronic bk.); 9047402677; 9789047402671.Subject(s): Jewish marriage customs and rites -- Italy | Judaism -- Italy -- History -- 16th century | Judaism -- Italy -- History -- 17th century | Anthropology -- Italy | Mariage -- Rites et c�er�emonies juifs -- Italie | Juda�isme -- Italie -- Histoire -- 16e si�ecle | Juda�isme -- Italie -- Histoire -- 17e si�ecle | Anthropologie -- Italie | RELIGION -- Judaism -- Rituals & Practice | Huwelijksgebruiken | Joden | Brauchtum | Hochzeit | Juden | ItalienGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Marriage rituals Italian style.DDC classification: 296.4/44/0945 Other classification: 71.57 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Foreword; Acknowledgements; List of Abbreviations; Introduction: The Research Field, The Method, The Sources, The Research Questions; Chapter One: "An Auspicious Time For Finding Mates": Matchmaking (Stage One) -- Finding A Partner; Chapter Two: "Matchmaking Is Much Like Betrothal": Matchmaking (Stage Two) -- Signing And Publishing The Tenaim; Chapter Three: "The Issue Is Not The Ring, But The Publicity": Kiddushin -- Public And Hidden; Chapter Four: "A Woman's Voice Is Lewdness": Gossip, Honor, and Social Control in the Marriage Ritual.
Summary: This work aims to present the wealth of primary documents elating to marriage rituals in Jewish Italian communities - response, private letters, court protocols, defamating books, love stories, material objects - and place them in historical context.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [477]-503) and index.

Foreword; Acknowledgements; List of Abbreviations; Introduction: The Research Field, The Method, The Sources, The Research Questions; Chapter One: "An Auspicious Time For Finding Mates": Matchmaking (Stage One) -- Finding A Partner; Chapter Two: "Matchmaking Is Much Like Betrothal": Matchmaking (Stage Two) -- Signing And Publishing The Tenaim; Chapter Three: "The Issue Is Not The Ring, But The Publicity": Kiddushin -- Public And Hidden; Chapter Four: "A Woman's Voice Is Lewdness": Gossip, Honor, and Social Control in the Marriage Ritual.

This work aims to present the wealth of primary documents elating to marriage rituals in Jewish Italian communities - response, private letters, court protocols, defamating books, love stories, material objects - and place them in historical context.

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