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Contributors Vol 40

<plain_text><page sequence="1">Contributors to this volume Michael Alpert is Emeritus Professor of the History of Spain at the University of Westminster. His interests range from the Inquisition, on which he has published Crypto-Judaism and the Spanish Inquisition (Palgrave Macmillan 2001), to the Spanish Civil War, where his most recent work is A New International History of the Spanish Civil War (Palgrave Macmillan, 2nd ed. 2004). His latest book is London 184g: A Victorian Murder Mystery (Pearson Longman 2004). He has also translated Lazarillo de Tormes and The Swindler: Two Spanish Picaresque Novels, for the Penguin Classics series. Cecil Bloom lives in Leeds and was, until his retirement, Technical Director of a major multinational pharmaceutical corporation. He has pre viously published seven papers in Jewish Historical Studies. Lloyd Gartner was born in New York City, taught at branches of the City University of New York and at the Jewish Theological Seminary of America, and moved to Israel in 1970. From 1973 until his retirement in 1995 he was Professor of Modern Jewish History at Tel Aviv University. His works include The Jewish Immigrant in England 1870-^14 (3rd ed. 1970) and A History of the Jews in Modern Times (Oxford 1970). Mervyn Goodman was a university teacher in general practice, a medical politician, president of the Merseyside Jewish Representative Council and Liverpool Zionist Central Council, and chaired the Liverpool branch of this Society. He died in October 2004 and an obituary appeared in the Jewish Chronicle on 24 December 2004. Charles Meyers is a retired Law Librarian, three of whose previous papers on Dr Hector Nunes have been published by the Society. Aubrey Newman is Professor in the Department of History at the University of Leicester and a former President of the Society. He has edited a number of works for the Society, including Migration and Settlement (1971), The Jewish East End, 1840-1(414 (1981), and Patterns of Migration, i8yo-igi4 (1996). His most recently published work was The Holocaust (2002). 257</page><page sequence="2">Contributors to this volume Harold Pollins is a retired Senior Tutor of Ruskin College, Oxford, and has published, inter alia, A History of the Jewish Working Men's Club and Institute 18/4-1Ç12 (1981), Economic History of the Jews of England (1982), and Hopeful Travellers: Jewish Migrants and Settlers in Nineteenth-Century Britain (1989). William Rubinstein is Professor of History at the University of Wales, Aberystwyth, and a former President of the Society. He is the author of The Myth ofRescue: Why the Democracies Could Not Have Saved More Jews from the Nazis (1997) and other works. Martin Sugarman, who was born and educated in Hackney and was a senior secondary-school teacher in Bristol and London for twenty-three years, is Examinations Officer at Westimster-Kingsway College, Chair of the Hackney-Israel Twinning Association, Assistant Archivist of the Association of Jewish Ex-Servicemen and Women (AJEX) Jewish Military Museum and has written widely on Jewish involvement in the British armed forces. Bernard Süsser was born in northwest London in 1930, trained for the rabbinate at Jews' College, serving at various times in Plymouth, Sunderland, Brighton, London and Johannesburg. He devoted much effort to publishing primary archival material relating to Anglo-Jewish communi ties and to recording gravestones, focusing especially, but as this paper proves not uniquely, on the southwest of England. He died in 1998 and his archive is in the care of the Exeter Synagogue. Julia Walworth is Research Fellow and Librarian at Merton College, Oxford. From 1993 to 2001 she was Head of Special Collections at the Senate House Library, University of London. Dr Walworth has published on medieval manuscript illumination and on aspects of book and library history. She is a teacher for the MA in the History of the Book at the Institute of English Studies, University of London. 258</page></plain_text>