The Resource A history of the Jews in the modern world, Howard M. Sachar

A history of the Jews in the modern world, Howard M. Sachar

Label
A history of the Jews in the modern world
Title
A history of the Jews in the modern world
Statement of responsibility
Howard M. Sachar
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Title
A history of the Jews in the modern world
Creator
Summary
Profiles the Jewish people over the course of the last four hundred years, as both catalysts for key accomplishments of modern civilization and victims of reactionary political ideologies and totalitarian regimes
Subject
Genre
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173294
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
909/.04924
Index
index present
LC call number
DS124
LC item number
.S18 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
adult
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Howard M. Sachar
A history of the Jews in the modern world, Howard M. Sachar
Label
A history of the Jews in the modern world, Howard M. Sachar
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [745]-786) and index
Contents
The Jew as non-European -- A glimmering of dawn in the west -- An ambivalent emancipation in the west -- Incarceration: the Jews of tsarist Russia -- The triumph of emancipation in the west -- Jews in an emancipated economy -- The impact of western culture on Jewish life -- A Sephardic-Oriental diaspora -- The rise of Jewish life in America -- False dawn in the east: Alexander II and the era of "enlightenment" -- Russian twilight: the era of pogroms and May Laws -- A migration of east European Jewry: 1881-1914 -- The onset of modern antisemitism -- The mutation of racism -- The rise of Zionism -- The evolution of Jewish radicalism: Tsarist Russia -- Socialist "internationalism" in western Europe: the trauma of World War I -- The triumph of Bolshevism -- The Balfour Declaration and the Jewish National Home -- The legacy of progressivism: immigrant Jewry in the United States -- Successor states and minority guarantees: 1919-1939 -- The triumph of east European fascism -- A final symbiosis of Jewish and western culture -- A climatic onslaught of postwar antisemitism -- The triumph of Nazism -- The quest for sanctuary: 1933-1939 -- The Holocaust of European Jewry -- The final solution and the struggle for Jewish survival -- The birth of Israel -- Eastern Jewry in the postwar: a failed convalescence -- A precarious revival in western Europe -- The Jews of British Commonwealth -- A Latin Israel in the southern hemisphere -- The efflorescence of American-Jewish community -- The Jewish state and world Jewry -- Israel, the United States, and the struggle for Soviet Jewry
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 831 p. ; 23 cm.
Isbn
9780375414978
Lccn
2004048814
System control number
  • ocm55877545
  • (OCoLC)55877545

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