The Jews of the United States, 1654 to 2000 (Book, 2004) []
skip to content
New coming soon
The Jews of the United States, 1654 to 2000

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

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.

More like this

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...


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.
More information:


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...


Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"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...

Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.