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The Downtown Jews

Author: Ronald Sanders
Publisher: New York : Dzanc Books, 2015.
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<Div> The Downtown Jews focuses generally on the political culture of the Lower East Side around the turn of the century and more specifically on the thoughts, life, and writings of Abraham Cahan, the editor of the Jewish Daily Forward . </div>
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Sanders, Ronald.
Downtown Jews: Portraits of an Immigrant Generation.
New York : Dzanc Books, ©2015
Named Person: Abraham Cahan; Abraham Cahan
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald Sanders
ISBN: 9781936873975 1936873974
OCLC Number: 908099585
Description: 1 online resource (634 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title; Contents; Illustrations; Preface to the Dover Edition; 1. Russia, 1881; 2. New York, 1882; 3. The Radicals of Rivington Street; 4. Anarchists, Socialists, and Labor Unions; 5. The Yiddish Labor Press Begins; 6. Sweatshop Poets; 7. The Founding of The Jewish Daily Forward; 8. How a Publicist Became a Man of Letters; 9. Interlude: With Yankees; 10. A "Russian" Bemoans His Exile in America; 11. Cahan Returns to the Forward; or, The Fable of the Birds; 12. Yiddish Theater, I.: The Beginnings; 13. Yiddish Theater, II.: The Feud Between Cahan and Jacob Gordin; 14. 1905. 15. A Bundle of Letters16. Lords of the Press; 17. Jewish Labor Comes of Age; 18. The Exile Is an American at Last; 19. The Long Twilight; Appendix: Some Notes on Transliteration, and a Glossary; Notes and Acknowledgments; Index.

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<Div> The Downtown Jews focuses generally on the political culture of the Lower East Side around the turn of the century and more specifically on the thoughts, life, and writings of Abraham Cahan, the editor of the Jewish Daily Forward . </div>

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