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A history of East European Jews, by Heiko Haumann

Label
A history of East European Jews
Title
A history of East European Jews
Statement of responsibility
by Heiko Haumann
Creator
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • ger
  • eng
Summary
Presents a history of East European Jewry from its beginnings to the period after the Holocaust. It gives an overview of the demographic, political, socio-economic, religious and cultural conditions of Jewish communities in Poland, Russia, Bohemia and Moravia. Interesting themes include the story of early settlers, the 'Golden Age', the influence of the Kabbalah and Hasidism. Vivid portraits of Jewish family life and religious customs make the book enjoyable to read
Member of
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1945-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Haumann, Heiko
Dewey number
947/.004924
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Jews
  • Europe, Eastern
  • Europe, Eastern
Label
A history of East European Jews, by Heiko Haumann
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-270) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • PART II. EAST EUROPEAN JEWRY AS A 'CULTURAL PATTERN OF LIFE' IN EASTERN EUROPE
  • Catastrophe of 1648
  • Consequences of the catastrophe
  • Kabbala
  • Messiah in Poland: Shabtai Tsevi and Jacob Frank
  • Popular piety of Hasidism
  • Origins of the Ostjuden
  • 'Shtetl'
  • Contacts between Jews and non-Jews: Jewish peddlers and innkeepers
  • Symbiosis diminishes
  • PART I. POLAND AS A PLACE OF REFUGE FOR JEWS
  • Jews in the partitions of Poland
  • Reaction of the Jews to the new political, intellectual, and religious conditions
  • Tsarist empire and the Jews
  • East European Jews outside Tsarist rule
  • PART III. THE CRISIS OF THE JEWS IN EASTERN EUROPE A NEW IDENTITY
  • Transformation of the traditional intermediary function
  • 'Expulsion' and 'restructuring'
  • Luftmenshn
  • Transformation of the occupational structure and new intermediary activities
  • Competition to oust rivals from the market and anti-Semitism
  • Polish Princes' offer of protection from persectution
  • Haskala: the Jewish enlightenment
  • Assimilation and acculturation
  • 'Necktied' and 'kaftaned' Jews
  • By way of an example: Jews in Warsaw and Łódź
  • Jewish family
  • Men and women in Jewish society
  • Jewish upbringing
  • Everyday religious customs
  • Synagogue and community organizations
  • Increasing conflicts with the non-Jewish world
  • Opponents of the Jews
  • Socialism, Zionism, new Jewish identity
  • Immigration as an attempt to find a new homeland
  • Center of East European Jewry: Galicia and Bukovina
  • Positive model with contradictions: Hungary
  • Different attitudes to the emancipation of the Jews in Romania, Serbia, and Bulgaria
  • 'Ritual murder': the case of Bohemia and Moravia
  • PART IV. ATTEMPTED ANNIHILATION AND NEW HOPE
  • Jews in the Russian Revolution and in the Soviet Union
  • East European Jewish nationality and new waves of anti-Semitism: the Jews in Poland between the two world wars
  • Precarious situation in individual East European countries
  • Economic success
  • Attempted extermination of the Jews
  • Jews in postwar Poland: new suffering and new hope
  • AFTERWORD: THE SIGNIFICANCE OF MEMORY
  • Social structure and self-administration of the Jews
  • Learning and culture
  • Jews as intermediaries between town and country
  • Golden age for the Jews in Poland?
Control code
ocm52888006
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 281 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786155211522
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)52888006
Label
A history of East European Jews, by Heiko Haumann
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-270) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • PART II. EAST EUROPEAN JEWRY AS A 'CULTURAL PATTERN OF LIFE' IN EASTERN EUROPE
  • Catastrophe of 1648
  • Consequences of the catastrophe
  • Kabbala
  • Messiah in Poland: Shabtai Tsevi and Jacob Frank
  • Popular piety of Hasidism
  • Origins of the Ostjuden
  • 'Shtetl'
  • Contacts between Jews and non-Jews: Jewish peddlers and innkeepers
  • Symbiosis diminishes
  • PART I. POLAND AS A PLACE OF REFUGE FOR JEWS
  • Jews in the partitions of Poland
  • Reaction of the Jews to the new political, intellectual, and religious conditions
  • Tsarist empire and the Jews
  • East European Jews outside Tsarist rule
  • PART III. THE CRISIS OF THE JEWS IN EASTERN EUROPE A NEW IDENTITY
  • Transformation of the traditional intermediary function
  • 'Expulsion' and 'restructuring'
  • Luftmenshn
  • Transformation of the occupational structure and new intermediary activities
  • Competition to oust rivals from the market and anti-Semitism
  • Polish Princes' offer of protection from persectution
  • Haskala: the Jewish enlightenment
  • Assimilation and acculturation
  • 'Necktied' and 'kaftaned' Jews
  • By way of an example: Jews in Warsaw and Łódź
  • Jewish family
  • Men and women in Jewish society
  • Jewish upbringing
  • Everyday religious customs
  • Synagogue and community organizations
  • Increasing conflicts with the non-Jewish world
  • Opponents of the Jews
  • Socialism, Zionism, new Jewish identity
  • Immigration as an attempt to find a new homeland
  • Center of East European Jewry: Galicia and Bukovina
  • Positive model with contradictions: Hungary
  • Different attitudes to the emancipation of the Jews in Romania, Serbia, and Bulgaria
  • 'Ritual murder': the case of Bohemia and Moravia
  • PART IV. ATTEMPTED ANNIHILATION AND NEW HOPE
  • Jews in the Russian Revolution and in the Soviet Union
  • East European Jewish nationality and new waves of anti-Semitism: the Jews in Poland between the two world wars
  • Precarious situation in individual East European countries
  • Economic success
  • Attempted extermination of the Jews
  • Jews in postwar Poland: new suffering and new hope
  • AFTERWORD: THE SIGNIFICANCE OF MEMORY
  • Social structure and self-administration of the Jews
  • Learning and culture
  • Jews as intermediaries between town and country
  • Golden age for the Jews in Poland?
Control code
ocm52888006
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 281 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786155211522
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)52888006

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