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The Rise of Jewish Mass Culture: Press, Literature, Theatre

Antony Polonsky

in Jews in Poland and Russia: 1881-1914 v. 2

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113836
eISBN:
9781800341067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113836.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter discusses the rise of Jewish mass culture. The processes of industrialization, urbanization, and secularization which gathered pace in the course of the nineteenth century produced, out ... More


Social and Religious Change, 1750–1914

Antony Polonsky

in Jews in Poland and Russia: A Short History

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906764395
eISBN:
9781800340763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764395.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter details how the period between 1750 and 1914 saw significant urbanization in north-eastern Europe. In the towns of Warsaw, St Petersburg, Moscow, Lviv, Kraków, and Poznań, a new Jewish ... More


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

Michael C. Steinlauf and Antony Polonsky (eds)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774730
eISBN:
9781800340732
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774730.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Scholarship on the civilization of Polish Jews has tended to focus on elite culture and canonical literature. This volume focuses on the less explored theme of Jewish popular culture and shows how it ... More


Introduction

Michael C. Steinlauf

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/9781874774730.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This introductory chapter provides an overview of Jewish popular culture. The Jewish engagement with modernity in the Polish lands brought masses of Jews out of their small-town communities and into ... More


Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 31: Poland and Hungary: Jewish Realities Compared

François Guesnet, Howard Lupovitch, and Antony Polonsky (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906764715
eISBN:
9781800343368
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764715.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

At the beginning of the twentieth century, the Jewish communities of Poland and Hungary were the largest in the world and arguably the most culturally vibrant, yet they have rarely been studied ... More


Jews in Poland and Russia: 1881-1914 v. 2

Antony Polonsky

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113836
eISBN:
9781800341067
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113836.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Each of the three volumes of this work provides a comprehensive picture of the realities of Jewish life in the Polish lands in the period it covers, while also considering the contemporary political, ... More


From ‘Madagaskar’ to Sachsenhausen: Singing about ‘Race’ in a Nazi Camp

Bret Werb and Barbara Milewski

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/9781874774730.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter studies the large and varied repertoire of songs created by Polish prisoners in Nazi concentration camps. Most common of these compositions are parodies of songs popular before the war. ... More


Carolina Israelite: How Harry Golden Made Us Care about Jews, the South, and Civil Rights

Kimberly Hartnett

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469621036
eISBN:
9781469623214
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469621036.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This biography of Jewish American writer and humorist Harry Golden (1903–1981) illuminates a remarkable life intertwined with the rise of the civil rights movement, Jewish popular culture, and the ... More


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