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Pride Versus Prejudice: Jewish Doctors and Lawyers in England, 1890-1990

John Cooper


This book chronologically details the lives and professional experiences of Jewish professional figures, demonstrating the obstacles they faced and the status they achieved. The book begins by detailing the influx of Jews into medical schools after 1914 and the problems these Jewish medical students faced. Finding employment was problematic. Afraid of antisemitic claims that Jews were flooding the market, the leaders of Anglo-Jewry even tried in the 1930s to dissuade young Jews from becoming doctors and lawyers. In this context, the book also considers the position of refugee doctors before an ... More

Keywords: Jewish professional figures, Jewish medical students, Jewish doctors, anti-Jewish bias, Jewish partners, Jewish lawyers

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2003 Print ISBN-13: 9781874774877
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: February 2021 DOI:10.3828/liverpool/9781874774877.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

John Cooper, author