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Jewish Bialystok and its diaspora

Jewish Bialystok and its diaspora

Author: Rebecca Kobrin
Publisher: Bloomington, Ind. : Indiana University Press, ©2010.
Series: Modern Jewish experience (Bloomington, Ind.)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Kobrin's study of the dispersal of Jews from one city in Poland demonstrates how the act of migration set in motion a wide range of transformations that led the migrants to imagine themselves as exiles not only from the mythic land of Israel but most immediately from their east European homeland.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Kobrin, Rebecca.
Jewish Bialystok and its diaspora.
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2010
(DLC) 2009039149
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rebecca Kobrin
ISBN: 9780253004284 0253004284 1282576984 9781282576988
OCLC Number: 642207644
Awards: Commended for National Jewish Book Award (American Jewish Studies) 2010
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 361 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Between exile and empire: visions of Jewish dispersal in the age of mass migration --
The dispersal within: Bialystok, Jewish migration, and urban life in the borderlands of Eastern Europe --
Rebuilding homeland in promised lands --
"Buying bricks for Bialystok": philanthropy and the bonds of the new Jewish diaspora --
Rewriting the Jewish diaspora: images of Bialystok in the transnational Bialystoker Jewish press, 1921-1949 --
Shifting centers, conflicting philanthropists: rebuilding, resettling, and remembering Jewish Bialystok in the post-Holocaust era --
Diaspora and the politics of East European Jewish identity in the age of mass migration.
Series Title: Modern Jewish experience (Bloomington, Ind.)
Responsibility: Rebecca Kobrin.


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. . . fascinating from first page to last. -- Sir Martin Gilbert This is a stimulating, pathbreaking book, and it is a pleasure to read. * Jewish History * Carefully researched and clearly written, Read more...

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