Sacred bonds of solidarity : the rise of Jewish internationalism in nineteenth-century France (Book, 2006) [WorldCat.org]
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Sacred bonds of solidarity : the rise of Jewish internationalism in nineteenth-century France

Author: Lisa Moses Leff
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2006.
Series: Stanford studies in Jewish history and culture.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In a study that speaks to French historians and Jewish historians alike, Sacred Bonds of Solidarity explores the historical roots of Jewish international aid and the language of "solidarity" that accompanied it. In using this language, French Jews redefined Jewish identity in lasting ways. At the same time, they helped shape state secularism and the "civilizing mission" in French foreign and colonial  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lisa Moses Leff
ISBN: 0804752516 9780804752510
OCLC Number: 64208273
Description: xiii, 327 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: The Jewish citizen --
Alliances with Restoration liberals --
Jewish identities in the age of romanticism --
Secularism and the civilizing mission --
The making of modern Jewish solidarity --
The myth of Jewish power.
Series Title: Stanford studies in Jewish history and culture.
Responsibility: Lisa Moses Leff.
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Sacred Bonds of Solidarity is a history of the emergence of Jewish international aid and the language of "solidarity" that accompanied it in nineteenth-century France.  Read more...

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"In her path-breaking book... Lisa Moses Leff shows that what seems natural today-international Jewish solidarity-emerged out of very specic nineteenth-century circumstances, especially in France... Read more...

 
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