The Jews’ Indian
Colonialism, Pluralism, and Belonging in America
The Jews' Indian bristles with original insights and suggests new ways of thinking about whiteness, and encounters between settlers and natives, in American history.
A fascinating account…Koffman masterfully reveals the complexities and contradictions in American Jewish inter-ethnic relations. The Jews’ Indian raises important questions about Jews’ relationships to the project of American colonialism and the politics of race.
A major scholarly contribution, The Jews' Indian is endlessly fascinating and truly original. Koffman’s book is complex, distinctive, and—refreshingly—free of abstract polemics and sterile judgmentalism.
The Jews’ Indian represents the best scholarship to date on the complex historical relationship between these two tribal peoples about which little has been written.
A groundbreaking study revealing the tensions of identifying with marginalized peoples while participating in the colonial work of empires, The Jews’ Indian has implications for nearly all arenas of Jewish history.
America’s Jewish Colonizers,' a conversation with David S. Koffman by Hadas Binyamini
The Jews’ Indian examines these scenarios of cultural exchange, borrowing, and appropriation with sensitivity and a researcher’s skill and patience.
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Edited by Rebecca Kobrin Contributions by Jonathan Sarna, Daniel Soyer, Jeffrey Shandler, Jon Pollack, David S. Koffman, Ira Katznelson, Daniel Katz, Phyllis Dillon, Andrew Godley, Andrew Dolkart, Marni Davis, Jonathan Karp, Eli Lederhendler, Olga Litvak and Sarah Stein
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