Chapter

<i>“Estos Makames Alegres”</i> (These Cheerful Maccams)—External Cultural Influences on the Jewish Community of Izmir on the Eve of the “Young Turk Revolution”

Efrat E. Aviv

in The Convergence of Judaism and Islam

Published by University Press of Florida

Published in print August 2011 | ISBN: 9780813036496
Published online January 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780813041810 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5744/florida/9780813036496.003.0015
“Estos Makames Alegres” (These Cheerful Maccams)—External Cultural Influences on the Jewish Community of Izmir on the Eve of the “Young Turk Revolution”

Show Summary Details

Preview

The chapter offers a wide array of cultural phenomena to include Ladino, Turkish, and aspects of early modernization. Yet the main concern here is with the influence of Ottoman Turkish musicians and theatrical performers on Izmir's Jewry in the final decades of the nineteenth century and at the beginning of the twentieth century.

Keywords: Izmir; Ottoman empire; Young Turks; Maccams; Jewish theater; Turkish plays; Judeo-Spanish

Chapter.  5474 words. 

Subjects: Society and Culture

Full text: subscription required

How to subscribe Recommend to my Librarian

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.