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The Jewish World In Modern Times

A Selected, Annotated Bibliography, 1st Edition

By Abraham J Edelheit, Hershel Edelheit


569 pages

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The momentous events of modern Jewish history have led to a proliferation of books and articles on Jewish life over the last 350 years. Placing modern Jewish history into both universal and local contexts, this selected, annotated bibliography organizes and categorizes the best of this vast array of written material. The authors have included all English-language books of major importance on world Jewry and on individual Jewish communities, plus books most readily available to researchers and readers, and a select number of pamphlets and articles. The resulting bibliography is also a guide to recent Jewish historiography and research methods.

Table of Contents

PART I. THE JEWISH WORLD 1 Surveys of Jewish History 2 Social History 3 The Emancipation and Transformation of European Jewry 4 Religious Trends 5 Cultural Trends 6 Antisemitism 7 Public Affairs 8 The Holocaust 9 Zionism and Jewish Nationalism PART II. THE JEWISH COMMUNITY, 11 Eastern Europe and the Balkans 12 The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics/Russia 13 Western Europe, 14 The Americas 15 The United States of America and Canada 16 The Middle East, 17 The Land of Israel 18 Africa, Asia, and the Pacific 19 Bibliographies and Guides

About the Authors

Abraham J. Edelheit is director of the Morehset Zvi Institute for Jewish Communal Affairs and an Adjunct Assistant Professor of history at Kingsborough Community College. Abraham has served as a consultant to the Presidential Commission on Holocaust Asstes in the United States and is presently Historian in Residence at the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany. An active scholar, he is the author or co-author of ten books on Jewish and European history, including History of the Holocaust: A Handbook and Dictionary . The late Hershel Edelheit a Holocaust survivor, was director of ERICH, a nonprofit research and educational institute dedicated to studying the twentieth-century Jewish experience.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General