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Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 12: Focusing on Galicia: Jews, Poles and Ukrainians 1772-1918

Israel Bartal and Antony Polonsky

Abstract

From 1772 to 1918 Jews were concentrated more densely in Galicia than in any other area in Europe. This book explores the Jewish community in Galicia and its relationship with the Poles, Ukranians, and other ethnic groups. Chapters include discussions of the consequences of Galician autonomy; Galician Jewish migration to Vienna; the reforms of Maria Theresa and Joseph II in the eighteenth century, the assimilation of the Jewish elite; and levels of literacy among Poles and Jews.

Keywords: Jews, Galicia, Jewish community, Poles, Ukrainians, Galician autonomy, Galician Jewish migration, Maria Theresa, Joseph II, Jewish elite

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1999 Print ISBN-13: 9781874774594
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: February 2021 DOI:10.3828/liverpool/9781874774594.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Israel Bartal, editor

Antony Polonsky, editor

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Part I Focusing on Galicia: Jews, Poles, and Ukrainians, 1772‒1918

Introduction: The Jews of Galicia under the Habsburgs

Israel Bartal and Antony Polonsky

Part II New Views

Part III Reviews

Judaica in Slovakia

Adam Bartosz

Book Reviews

Larry Wolff, (Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press, 1994) pp. xiv + 420. ISBN 0-8047-2314-1

Żydzi

Andrzej Żbikowski, (Wrocław: Wydawnictwo Dolnośłąskie, 1997) pp. 314. ISBN 83-7023-594-8

The Damascus Affair: ‘Ritual Murder’, Politics, and the Jews in 1840

Jonathan Frankel, (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1997) pp. xiv + 492. ISBN-0-5214-8246-1

Jews and Revolution in Nineteenth-Century Russia

Erich Haberer, (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1995) pp. xvi + 346. ISBN 0-521-46000-3

The Jews of Bohemia and Moravia: A Historical Reader

Wilma Abeles Iggers (ed.) (Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 1992) pp. 412; 8 pp. illustrations

The Holy Fire: The Teachings of Rabbi Kalonymous Kalman Shapira, the Rebbe of the Warsaw Ghetto

Nehemiah Polen, (Northvale, NJ: Jason Aronson, 1995) pp. xx + 208. ISBN 0-87668-842-3

A Scrap of Time and Other Stories

Ida Fink, (Evanston, Ill.: Northwestern University Press, 1995) pp. 165. ISBN 0-8101-1259-0

Żydowskie Okręgi Metrykalne i żydowskie Gminy Wyznaniowe w Galicji

Jerzy Michalewicz, (Kraków: Księgarnia Akademicka, 1995) pp. 216. ISBN 83-86575-12-3

Obituary

Chone Shmeruk