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Title Moses Montefiore / Abigail Green.
Imprint Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, [2010]
©2010

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Description 1 online resource (560 pages) : illustrations
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
In English.
Online resource; title from PDF title page (publisher's Web site, viewed October 27 2015).
Subject BIOGRAPHY and -- AUTOBIOGRAPHY -- Political.
BIOGRAPHY and -- AUTOBIOGRAPHY -- Social Scientists and -- Psychologists.
Jews -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Philanthropists -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Social sciences -- Anthropology -- Cultural.
Social sciences -- Discrimination and -- Race relations.
Social sciences -- Ethnic Studies -- General.
Social sciences -- Minority Studies.
Great Britain.
Genre Biography.
Contents Frontmatter -- Contents -- Maps -- Illustrations -- Preface -- Note to Readers -- Introduction -- Chapter 1. Livorno and London -- Chapter 2. Making a Fortune -- Chapter 3. A World beyond Business -- Chapter 4. The Road to Jerusalem -- Chapter 5. Rise, Sir Moses -- Chapter 6. The Land of Milk and Honey -- Chapter 7. The Damascus Affair -- Chapter 8. Unity and Dissent -- Chapter 9. Winds of Change in Russia -- Chapter 10. Trial and Error -- Chapter 11. The Crimean War and After -- Chapter 12. The Mortara Affair -- Chapter 13. Grief and Sore Troubles -- Chapter 14. Mission to Marrakesh -- Chapter 15. Building Jerusalem -- Chapter 16. Crisis in Romania -- Chapter 17. Fading Glory -- Chapter 18. The Final Pilgrimage -- Chapter 19. End of an Era -- Conclusion -- Appendix A: Barent-Cohen Family Tree, Showing Judith's Cohen and Rothschild Relatives -- Appendix B: Montefiore Family Tree -- Notes -- Archives Consulted -- Index.
Summary A Times Literary Supplement Book of the Year A New Republic Best Book of the Year Finalist, National Jewish Book Award Sir Moses Montefiore (1784-1885) was the preeminent Jewish figure of the nineteenth century--and one of the first truly global celebrities. His story, told here in full for the first time, is a remarkable and illuminating tale.