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The Question of the Assimilation of Jews in the Polish Kingdom (1864-1897): An Interpretive Essay

Alina Cała

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 1: Poles and Jews: Renewing the Dialogue

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113171
eISBN:
9781800340589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113171.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter explores the question of the assimilation of Jews in the Kingdom of Poland. What had in fact occurred to 19th-century Polish Jewry? Firstly, the idea developed that its social structure ... More


‘Ostjude’ as anti-Semitic stereotype

Julie Thorpe

in Pan-Germanism and the Austrofascist State, 1933-38

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079672
eISBN:
9781781703199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079672.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The question of Jewish assimilation and citizenship in the Austrian state bound Austrofascists and German nationalists even as religion again proved a sticking point. State functionaries preferred ... More


The Age of Emancipation and Assimilation: Liberalism and Its Heritage⋆

in From Vienna to Chicago and Back: Essays on Intellectual History and Political Thought in Europe and America

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226776361
eISBN:
9780226776385
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226776385.003.0010
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter describes the age of emancipation and assimilation. It specifically addresses the questions of Jewish assimilation in the Hungarian half of the Dual Monarchy. The Fundamental Law on the ... More


Why Minsk Was Different

Barbara Epstein

in The Minsk Ghetto 1941-1943: Jewish Resistance and Soviet Internationalism

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520242425
eISBN:
9780520931336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520242425.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the extraordinary collaboration between the Jews and the Byelorussians in Minsk during the Holocaust period. Three factors point to the partnership of Jews and Byelorussians. ... More


Coping with Diversity

Balázs Trencsényi, Maciej Janowski, Mónika Baár, Maria Falina, and Michal Kopeček

in A History of Modern Political Thought in East Central Europe: Volume I: Negotiating Modernity in the 'Long Nineteenth Century'

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198737148
eISBN:
9780191800610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198737148.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The rise of mass politics, the anti-positivist turn in social sciences, and the general radicalization of political life led to new views on how to handle the region’s national multiplicity. At least ... More


Rethinking European Jewish History

Jeremy Cohen and Moshe Rosman (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113560
eISBN:
9781800342651
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113560.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Europe has changed greatly in the last century. The political boundaries between nations and states, along with the very concepts of 'nation' and 'boundary', have changed significantly, and the ... More


The Beginnings of a French Jewish Literature

Nadia Malinovich

in French and Jewish: Culture and the Politics of Identity in Early-Twentieth Century France

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113409
eISBN:
9781800342637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113409.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter explores the tension between universalism and particularism as expressed in the pre-war poetry, novels, and essays of André Spire, Edmond Fleg, Henri Franck, and Jean-Richard Bloch. It ... More


Moses Mendelssohn: A Biographical Study

Alexander Altmann

Published in print:
1984
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780197100158
eISBN:
9781789623307
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780197100158.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This acclaimed, wide-ranging biography of Moses Mendelssohn (1729–96) was first published in 1973, but its stature as the definitive biography remains unquestioned. Moses Mendelssohn came to be ... More


From Nationalism to Universalism: Vladimir Ze’ev Jabotinsky and the Ukrainian Question

Israel Kleiner

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 16: Focusing on Jewish Popular Culture and Its Afterlife

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774730
eISBN:
9781800340732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774730.003.0033
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter discusses Israel Kleiner's From Nationalism to Universalism: Vladimir Ze'ev Jabotinsky and the Ukrainian Question. In this monograph, Kleiner focuses on V. Z. Jabotinsky's views of ... More


Away from a Definition of Antisemitism: An Essay in the Semantics of Historical Description

David Engel

in Rethinking European Jewish History

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113560
eISBN:
9781800342651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113560.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter highlights the pitfalls of essentializing and explores the hazards of imprecise and irresponsible terminology. It uses medieval historian Gavin Langmuir's Toward a Definition of ... More


Conclusion

Stephen Wilson

in Ideology and Experience: Anti-Semitism in France at the Time of the Dreyfus Affair

Published in print:
1984
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780197100523
eISBN:
9781800340992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780197100523.003.0020
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This concluding chapter summarises the findings of this study of antisemitism in France at the end of the nineteenth century, and draws some specific and general conclusions. First, both the ... More


Antisemitism, Holocaust, and Genocide

Kiril Fefferman, Laura Jockusch, Samuel Kassow, and Raphael Vago

in Visualizing and Exhibiting Jewish Space and History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199934249
eISBN:
9780190254704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199934249.003.0015
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter reviews several books on the experiences Jews before, during and after the Holocaust. The first few books look at life in occupied Soviet Union territories during World War II. The next ... More


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