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A people apart : the Jews in Europe, 1789-1939

Author: David Vital
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2001.
Series: Oxford history of modern Europe.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The twentieth century has seen one of the rare triumphs of the Jewish people as well as one of its greatest catastrophes; the re-creation of a sovereign Jewish nation-state and the swift and systematic destruction of most of its centuries-old European heartland. This is the first study to examine the political evolution of the Jews across the whole of Europe during the century and a half preceding these
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Vital
ISBN: 0198219806 9780198219804 0198208057 9780198208051 0199246815 9780199246816
OCLC Number: 222286922
Notes: Originally published in 1999.
Description: xviii, 944 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction: The Old Dispensation --
pt. I. Integration and Fragmentation. 1. Proposals. 2. Disjunctions. 3. Questions from without and within --
pt. II. Aspirations and Equivocations. 4. Movement. 5. Auto-Emancipation? 6. Crystallization --
pt. III. New Dispensations. 7. War. 8. Peace. 9. Captivity. 10. Denouement.
Series Title: Oxford history of modern Europe.
Responsibility: by David Vital.
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