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Jews in Poland and Russia: 1881-1914 v. 2

Antony Polonsky


Each of the three volumes of this work provides a comprehensive picture of the realities of Jewish life in the Polish lands in the period it covers, while also considering the contemporary political, economic, and social context. This volume, from 1881 to 1914, explores the factors that had a negative impact on Jewish life as well as the political and cultural movements that developed in consequence: Zionism, socialism, autonomism, the emergence of modern Hebrew and Yiddish literature, Jewish urbanization, and the rise of popular Jewish culture. After the assassination of Alexander II in 1881, ... More

Keywords: Jewish life, Polish lands, Zionism, socialism, autonomism, modern Yiddish literature, modern Hebrew literature, Jewish urbanization, popular Jewish culture

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9781904113836
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: February 2021 DOI:10.3828/liverpool/9781904113836.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Antony Polonsky, author
Professor of Holocaust Studies, Brandeis University