Pogrom : Kishinev and the tilt of history (Book, 2018) [WorldCat.org]
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Pogrom : Kishinev and the tilt of history

Author: Steven J Zipperstein
Publisher: New York, N.Y. ; London : Liveright Publishing Corporation, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Separating historical fact from fantasy, an acclaimed historian retells the story of Kishinev, a riot that transformed the course of twentieth-century Jewish history. So shattering were the aftereffects of Kishinev, the rampage that broke out in late-Tsarist Russia in April 1903, that one historian remarked that it was "nothing less than a prototype for the Holocaust itself." In three days of violence, 49 Jews were  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Zipperstein, Steven J., 1950-
Pogrom.
(OCoLC)1235342004
Named Person: Pavel Aleksandrovič Kruševan
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steven J Zipperstein
ISBN: 9781631492693 1631492691 9781631495991 1631495992
OCLC Number: 988285732
Awards: Short-listed for National Jewish Book Award 2018
Description: xx, 261 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Age of pogroms --
Town and countryside --
"Squalid brawl in a distant city" --
Burdens of truth --
Sages of Zion, Pavel Krushevan, and the shadow of Kishinev --
Remains of the day.
Responsibility: Steven J. Zipperstein.

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Separating historical fact from fantasy, the story of Kishinev, a riot that transformed the course of twentieth-century Jewish history, is retold.  Read more...

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"Pogrom is a splendid book that pinpoints the moment at the start of the twentieth century when exile in Europe turned deadly in a way that foretold the end of everything. It tells us the horror that Read more...

 
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