The Jews of the United States, 1654 to 2000 (Book, 2004) [WorldCat.org]
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The Jews of the United States, 1654 to 2000

Author: Hasia R Diner
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2004.
Series: Jewish communities in the modern world, 4.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A history of Jews in American that is informed by the constant process of negotiation undertaken by ordinary Jews in their communities who wanted at one and the same time to be good Jews and full Americans.

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Hasia R Diner
ISBN: 0520227735 9780520227736 0520248481 9780520248489
OCLC Number: 52509401
Description: x, 437 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: American Jewish origins : 1654-1776 --
Becoming American : 1776-1820 --
A century of migration : 1820-1924 --
A century of Jewish life in America : 1820-1924 --
A century of Jewish politics : 1829-1920 --
At home and beyond : 1924-1948 --
A golden age? : 1948-1967 --
In search of continuity : 1967-2000.
Series Title: Jewish communities in the modern world, 4.
Responsibility: Hasia R. Diner.
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Traces Jewish participation in American history - from the communities that sent formal letters of greeting to George Washington; to the three thousand Jewish men who fought for the Confederacy and  Read more...

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"A comprehensive and nuanced treatment of a big subject; Hasia Diner brings the grand narrative to life through individual anecdotes, skilfully intertwines the religious and secular aspects of the Read more...

 
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