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Sachar, Howard Morley, 1928-
The course of modern Jewish history / Howard M. Sachar
Alternate (uniform) Title Modern Jewish history
New rev. ed., 1st Vintage Books ed
New York : Vintage Books, c1990
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  DS125 .S28 1990    AVAILABLE
Gift from M. Adler, 2007
Subject(s) Jews -- History -- 1789-1945
Jews -- History -- 1945-
Jewish diaspora
Zionism
Physical Description xviii, 891 p. : maps ; 21 cm
Note "Originally published, in different form, by The World Publishing Company in 1958." --t.p. verso
Includes bibliographical references (p. 819-865) and index
Contents The Jew as non-European -- The glimmering of dawn in the West -- Emancipation in the West -- Incarceration: the Jews of Eastern Europe -- The triumph of liberalism -- Jewish economic life and the Frankfurt tradition -- The impact of Western culture on Jewish life -- The rise of Jewish life in the new world -- False dawn in the East -- Jewish humanism in Eastern Europe -- The emergence of anti-Semitism -- Beginning of the end for Russian Jewry -- The rise of Zionism -- The growth of Jewish socialism -- The great migration and settlement in America -- Russian Jewry's "liberal" tradition in America -- The Jews of Eastern Europe between the wars -- The Palestine mandate -- The impact of the Jews on Western culture -- The onslaught of Nazism -- Europe Judenrein -- The birth of Israel -- Eastern Europe in the postwar -- A precarious revival in democratic Europe -- An antipodal Jewish "third world" -- The growth of the American-Jewish community -- The state of Israel -- The growth of the Israeli nation -- Greater Israel
NOTE Gift from M. Adler, 2007
Alternate Author Library donation, 2007

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