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Encyclopedia of American Jewish history

Author: Stephen H Norwood; Eunice G Pollack
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, ©2008.
Series: American ethnic experience.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Virtually every aspect of American culture has been profoundly influenced by Jewish immigrants and their descendants.
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Genre/Form: Reference works
Encyclopedias
History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen H Norwood; Eunice G Pollack
ISBN: 9781851096381 1851096388
OCLC Number: 122715350
Awards: Winner of 2007 Editors' Choice 2008 (United States)
Description: 2 volumes (xvii, 775, I-31 pages) : illustrations, maps ; 29 cm.
Contents: v. 1. Immigration and settlement --
Demographic and economic profiles of twentieth-century American Jewry --
Judaism in America --
Jewish communities --
Antisemitism in America --
Zionism in America --
The Holocaust and America --
Jewish organizations --
Jews and the press --
American Jews in political and social movements --
Jews in wars and the military --
American Jews and the law --
American Jews and crime --
American Jews and labor --
v. 2. American Jews in business and philanthropy --
Intergroup relations --
American Jews in entertainment and popular culture --
American Jews in sports --
American Jewish novelists, essayists, poets, and playwrights --
American Jewish literary critics --
American Jews and art --
American Jews and music --
American Jews and the social sciences --
American Jews in science --
American Jews and education --
Jewish history and American Jewish historians.
Series Title: American ethnic experience.
Responsibility: Stephen H. Norwood and Eunice G. Pollack, editors.
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Written by the most prominent scholars in American Jewish history, this encyclopedia illuminates the varied experiences of America's Jews and their impact on American society and culture over three  Read more...

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