Jack Salzman; Cornel West
|描述：||1 online resource (449 pages)|
|内容：||Introduction; 1 The Curse of Ham: A Case of Rabbinic Racism?; 2 The Medieval Background; 3 Jews in the Slave Trade; 4 "The Law of the Land is the Law": Antebellum Jews, Slavery, and the Old South; 5 Between Words and Deeds: Jews and Blacks in America, 1880-1935; 6 Blacks and Jews: The Struggle in the Cities; 7 Long-Distance Runners of the Civil Rights Movement: The Contribution of Jews to the NAACPand the National Urban League in the Early Twentieth Century; 8 Negotiating Coalition: Black and Jewish Civil Rights Agencies in the Twentieth Century.|
Recent flashpoints in Black-Jewish relations suggest how wide the gap has become in the fragile coalition formed during the Civil Rights movement. This collection of essays seeks not to offer quick fixes to the crisis but to provide a clarifying historical framework from which solutions may emerge.