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The Jews in Poland and Russia

Author: Antony Polonsky
Publisher: Oxford ; Portland, Or. : Littman Library of Jewish Civilization, 2010-
Series: Littman library of Jewish civilization (Series)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
The history of the Jewish communities of these lands-where most of the Jews of Europe and America originated-is often the subject of woolly thinking and stereotypes. Antony Polonsky recreates this lost world in a way that avoids both sentimentalism and the simplification of the east European Jewish experience into a story of persecution and martyrdom. This is an important story whose relevance extends beyond the

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Antony Polonsky
ISBN: 9781874774648 1874774641 9781904113836 1904113834 9781904113485 1904113486
OCLC Number: 149092612
Description: 3 volumes : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: v. 1. 1350-1881 --
v. 2. 1881-1914 --
v. 3. 1914-2008.
Series Title: Littman library of Jewish civilization (Series)
Responsibility: Antony Polonsky.


A comprehensive socio-political, economic, and religious history - an important story whose relevance extends beyond the Jewish world or the bounds of east-central Europe.  Read more...


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