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Jewish History in Modern Times


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This book is an enquiry into the central processes and events that changed the course of Jewish history in the modern era, emigration, emancipation, secularization, anti-Semitism, and Zionism. The genesis of these processes derive from the revolutionary upheavals experienced by the Jewish people in the 1870s and 1880s, though their roots, in the form of marginal historical movements, were discerned as early as the seventeenth century. The historical perspective is taken up to present-day Israel.

Contains historical glossary

Hardback ISBN: 978-1-898723-06-6
Hardback Price: £35.00 / $45.000
Release Date: September 1995
Page Extent / Format: 244 pp. / 216 x 138 mm
Illustrated: No


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Goldstein’s inclusive historical perspective informs the reader of the many controversies and paradoxes that have marked recent Jewish history.
Nationalism & Ethnic Politics

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