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The Shaping of Jewish Identity in Nineteenth Century France

Jay R. Berkovitz

Focusing on the ideology of regeneration, Jay Berkovitz traces the social, economic, and religious struggles of nineteenth-century French Jews.

Paperback
Available February 2018
ISBN: 9780814344088
eBOOK
Available February 2018
ISBN: 9780814344071

The Origin of the Modern Jewish Woman Writer

Romance and Reform in Victorian England

Michael Galchinsky

Analyses the development of Jewish women's writing in relation to Victorian literary history, women's cultural history, and Jewish cultural history.

Paperback
Available February 2018
ISBN: 9780814344446
eBOOK
Available February 2018
ISBN: 9780814344453

Jewish Poland—Legends of Origin

Ethnopoetics and Legendary Chronicles

Haya Bar-Itzhak

Examination the legends of origin of the Jews of Poland and discloses how the community is created.

Paperback
Available February 2018
ISBN: 9780814343913
eBOOK
Available February 2018
ISBN: 9780814343920

Shelter from the Holocaust

Rethinking Jewish Survival in the Soviet Union

Edited by Mark Edele, Sheila Fitzpatrick, and Atina Grossmann

The first book-length study of the survival of Polish Jews in Stalin’s Soviet Union.

Paperback
Available December 2017
ISBN: 9780814342671
Hardback
Available December 2017
ISBN: 9780814344408
eBOOK
Available December 2017
ISBN: 9780814342688

Hell on Earth

Avigdor Hameiri
Translated by Peter C. Appelbaum
With an Introduction by Avner Holtzman

A historical account of World War I literature.

Paperback
Available October 2017
ISBN: 9780814343616
Hardback
Available October 2017
ISBN: 9780814344361
eBOOK
Available October 2017
ISBN: 9780814343623

Witnessing Unbound

Holocaust Representation and the Origins of Memory

Edited by Henri Lustiger Thaler and Habbo Knoch

Voices of the Holocaust and the act of memory.

Paperback
Published: September 2017
ISBN: 9780814343012
eBOOK
Published: September 2017
ISBN: 9780814343029

Jewish Souls, Bureaucratic Minds

Jewish Bureaucracy and Policymaking in Late Imperial Russia, 1850-1917

Vassili Schedrin

A focus on Jewish officials of the Russian state who assumed a central role in the bureaucratic procedures of Jewish policymaking and were a driving force behind the transformation of Russian Jewry.

Hardback
Published: November 2016
ISBN: 9780814340424
eBOOK
Published: November 2016
ISBN: 9780814340431

Zionism without Zion

The Jewish Territorial Organization and Its Conflict with the Zionist Organization

Gur Alroey

Examines an alternative ideology to Zionism that attempted to build a Jewish State outside of Palestine.

Hardback
Published: May 2016
ISBN: 9780814342060
eBOOK
Published: May 2016
ISBN: 9780814342077

A Fire Burns in Kotsk

A Tale of Hasidism in the Kingdom of Poland

Menashe Unger
Translated by Jonathan Boyarin
Introduction by Glenn Dynner

A vivid novelistic account that details a crucial period in the evolution of Polish Hasidism, translated from Yiddish.

Paperback
Published: February 2015
ISBN: 9780814338131
eBOOK
Published: February 2015
ISBN: 9780814338148

Personal Modernisms

Anarchist Networks and the Later Avant-Gardes

James Gifford

Oft-neglected Personalist writers of 1930s–40s comprise a missing link between modernist and postmodernist literatures.

Paperback
Published: September 2014
ISBN: 9781772120011

On the Margins of a Minority

Leprosy, Madness, and Disability among the Jews of Medieval Europe

Ephraim Shoham-Steiner
Translated by Haim Watzman

Explores social additudes towards individuals on the margins of medieval European Jewish society.

Hardback
Published: June 2014
ISBN: 9780814339312
eBOOK
Published: June 2014
ISBN: 9780814339329

The New Life

Jewish Students of Postwar Germany

Jeremy Varon

Investigates the Jewish Displaced Persons who studied in German universities in the U.S. Occupied Zone of Germany immediately following World War II.

Paperback
Published: June 2014
ISBN: 9780814339619
eBOOK
Published: June 2014
ISBN: 9780814339626

The Origins and Onset of the Romanian Holocaust

Henry Eaton

Explores the Romanian government's role in the initial killing operations of the Holocaust in 1941.

Paperback
Published: May 2013
ISBN: 9780814338728
eBOOK
Published: May 2013
ISBN: 9780814338568
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The Waning of Emancipation

Jewish History, Memory, and the Rise of Fascism in Germany, France, and Hungary

Guy Miron

Explores the role of public memory and images of the past in the Jewish communities of Germany, France, and Hungary as they faced changing political and social conditions.

Hardback
Published: November 2011
ISBN: 9780814334706
eBOOK
Published: November 2011
ISBN: 9780814337080

Holy Dissent

Jewish and Christian Mystics in Eastern Europe

Edited by Glenn Dynner
Foreword by Moshe Rosman

Brings together highly regarded scholars of Jewish and Christian mysticism in Eastern Europe to analyze the overlap of mysticism in the two religions.

Hardback
Published: October 2011
ISBN: 9780814335178
eBOOK
Published: October 2011
ISBN: 9780814335970

Bread to Eat and Clothes to Wear

Letters from Jewish Migrants in the Early Twentieth Century

Gur Alroey

Collects and analyzes letters from Jewish men and women in the early stages of migrating from Eastern Europe.

Paperback
Published: June 2011
ISBN: 9780814335192
eBOOK
Published: June 2011
ISBN: 9780814335833

In Her Hands

The Education of Jewish Girls in Tsarist Russia

Eliyana R. Adler

Illuminates the role that private schools for Jewish girls played in Russian Jewish society and documents their influence on contemporary political discourse and educational innovation.

Hardback
Published: December 2010
ISBN: 9780814334928
eBOOK
Published: December 2010
ISBN: 9780814336854

"We Are Here"

New Approaches to Jewish Displaced Persons in Postwar Germany

Edited by Avinoam J. Patt and Michael Berkowitz

Collects groundbreaking research on displaced persons (DPs) in Europe in the period after World War II and before the establishment of Israel.

Paperback
Published: March 2010
ISBN: 9780814333501

Finding Home and Homeland

Jewish Youth and Zionism in the Aftermath of the Holocaust

Avinoam J. Patt

An inspiring examination of young survivors of the Holocaust and their role in the creation of the state of Israel.

Hardback
Published: March 2009
ISBN: 9780814334263

Challenges of Equality

Judaism, State, and Education in Nineteenth-Century France

Jeffrey Haus

Explores the relationship between Judaism, state, and education in France from the establishment of the Jewish Consistory in 1808 until the separation of church and state in 1905.

Hardback
Published: February 2009
ISBN: 9780814333808
eBOOK
Published: February 2009
ISBN: 9780814335499

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