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Winchester: constructing the city of memories

Tony Kushner

in Anglo-Jewry Since 1066: Place, Locality and Memory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076541
eISBN:
9781781702512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076541.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Religion

After the Norman invasion, an important and relatively sizeable Jewish community existed in Winchester until the nationwide expulsion of the Jews from England in 1290. It was one of the earliest ... More


Zionism and Anglo-Jewry

Paul Kelemen

in The British left and Zionism: History of a divorce

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719088124
eISBN:
9781781706152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088124.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The Jewish community in Britain represented for the Zionist movement a potential source of political and financial support. Yet, until the Second World War, the predominantly working class ... More


Point of contestation: Jews in Portsmouth during the long eighteenth century

Tony Kushner

in Anglo-Jewry Since 1066: Place, Locality and Memory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076541
eISBN:
9781781702512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076541.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter analyzes the nature of an intriguing, if sometimes troubled, community of Port Jews, and its complex and multi-layered image inside and outside of Portsmouth. Ultimately it explores why ... More


British Communists and Palestine

Paul Kelemen

in The British left and Zionism: History of a divorce

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719088124
eISBN:
9781781706152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088124.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter examines the twists and turns of the British Communist Party's (CPGB) policy on Zionism and Palestine. During the 1930s and 1940s it contested Zionist accounts of developments in ... More


‘The most difficult boys to handle’: refugees at the Stockport hostel, 1939–1940

Bill Williams

in Jews and Other Foreigners: Manchester and the Rescue of the Victims of European Fascism, 1933-40

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719085499
eISBN:
9781781703311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085499.003.0015
Subject:
History, Social History

Stockport was in many ways typical of the many Lancashire and Cheshire towns which during the 1930s were emerging from the years of depression, as dynamic centres of industry with competitive ... More


Conclusion

Tony Kushner

in Anglo-Jewry Since 1066: Place, Locality and Memory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076541
eISBN:
9781781702512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076541.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter presents some concluding thoughts. British Jewish history has been regarded as being of minor importance, and its provincial experiences even more so. Yet the histories revealed in this ... More


‘Serious concern’: the Manchester Quakers and refugees, 1938–1940

Bill Williams

in Jews and Other Foreigners: Manchester and the Rescue of the Victims of European Fascism, 1933-40

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719085499
eISBN:
9781781703311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085499.003.0008
Subject:
History, Social History

In the face of an increasing number of refugees reaching Manchester, the Quaker ISC could not justify any more than the Jewish community, what was at best a haphazard response to their needs. On 20 ... More


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