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1929 : mapping the Jewish world

1929 : mapping the Jewish world

Author: Hasia R Diner; Gennady Estraikh
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, 2013, cop. 2013.
Series: The Goldstein-Goren series in American Jewish history.
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Features an array of scholars of Jewish history, 1929 surveys the Jewish world in one year offering clear examples of the transnational connections which linked Jews to each other-from politics,  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hasia R Diner; Gennady Estraikh
ISBN: 9780814720202 081472020X 9780814720219 0814720218
OCLC Number: 960195432
Awards: Winner of National Jewish Book Award (Anthology/Collection) 2013
Description: 1 vol (VI-244 p.) : couv. ill. en coul. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction Hasia R. Diner and Gennady EstraikhPart I: Global Ties 1 Living Locally, Organizing Nationally, and Thinking Globally: The View from the United StatesHasia R. Diner 2 Jewish Diplomacy at a Crossroads David Engel 3 The Stalinist "Great Break" in Yiddishland Gennady Estraikh 4 Permanent Transit 5 Polish Jewry, American Jewish Immigrant Philanthropy, and the Crisis of 1929Rebecca Kobrin 6 Jewish American Philanthropy and the Crisis of 1929Rakefet Zalashik 7 Territorialism and the ICOR "American Commission of Scientists and Experts" to the Soviet Far EastHenry SrebrnikPart II: Local Stories 8 From Universal Values to Cultural Representations Avner Ben-Zaken 9 The Struggle over Yiddish in Postimmigrant America Eric L. Goldstein 10 When the Local Trumps the GlobalJeffrey LesserPart III: Literature 11 Patterning a New LifeGabriella Safran 12 David VogelGlenda Abramson 13 Radical Conservatism Joseph Sherman 14 Desire, Destiny, and DeathMikhail KrutikovIndex Contributors
Series Title: The Goldstein-Goren series in American Jewish history.
Responsibility: edited by Hasia R. Diner and Gennady Estraikh.


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