The Missing Piece: Jewish Shopkeepers in the American South

By Stephen J. Whitfield

Association for Jewish Studies (AJS), Fall 2009

The author explores the frequently recurring phenomenon of Jewish shopkeepers in the American South. He discusses particular cases of successful Jewish-owned Southern retail businesses, and examines how these Jewish merchants contributed to the modernization of the South.

Topic: Socioeconomic Status, History, Judaic Studies, Jewish Studies, Scholarship, Academic Research

Name of Publication: AJS Perspectives: The Magazine of the Association for Jewish Studies

Editor: Arkush, Allan

Volume/Issue: Fall 2009

Page Number(s): 28-33

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Identifier: issn: 1529-6423

Language: English

Copyright Holder: Publisher

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Bibliographic Information:
Whitfield, Stephen J. The Missing Piece: Jewish Shopkeepers in the American South. AJS Perspectives: The Magazine of the Association for Jewish Studies. Association for Jewish Studies (AJS). Fall 2009: 28-33. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=4486


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