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Saul Yanovsky and Yiddish Anarchism on the Lower East Side

Kenyon Zimmer

in Radical Gotham: Anarchism in New York City from Schwab's Saloon to Occupy Wall Street

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780252041051
eISBN:
9780252099595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252041051.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Though virtually unknown today among anarchists and historians alike, Russian Jewish immigrant Saul Yanovsky helped to found Yiddish-speaking anarchist movements in both England and the United ... More


Introduction

Kenyon Zimmer

in Immigrants against the State: Yiddish and Italian Anarchism in America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039386
eISBN:
9780252097430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039386.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This introductory chapter discusses the history of anarchism from the perspective of migration history. Utilizing sources in half a dozen languages and from archives on both sides of the Atlantic, it ... More


“Yiddish Is My Homeland”: Jewish Anarchists in New York City

Kenyon Zimmer

in Immigrants against the State: Yiddish and Italian Anarchism in America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039386
eISBN:
9780252097430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039386.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter explores how Eastern European Jews migrated to the United States. More than half made their homes in New York City, where Yiddish-speaking anarchist and socialist movements emerged from ... More


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