The Jew in the Modern World

The Jew in the Modern World : A Documentary History

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This second edition is an expanded and highly diverse collection of primary materials that trace Jewish experience in the modern period and illustrate the transformation of Jewish religion and culture and identity beginning in the 17th and 18th centuries and ending in 1948. Careful selection of documents originally appearing in many different languages and thoughtful organization and extensive annotation of the documents make this volume an invaluable resource for the student and teacher of modern Jewish history.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 766 pages
  • 162 x 232 x 34mm | 1,102.22g
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • maps
  • 019507453X
  • 9780195074536
  • 1,398,916

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`A fascinating presentation executed through the skill and acumen of its editors, and should be compulsory reading for all those-Jew and Gentile alike-who are concerned with a fuller understanding of the historical forces that moulded the Jew in an alien world.'
Jewish Quarterly `A useful teaching tool, indeed the best available for the subject'
Journal of Modern History
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About Jehuda Reinharz

Paul Mendes-Flohr is the author of From Mysticism to Dialogue, Martin Buber and the Transformation of German Social Thought (Wayne State UP, 1989), Divided Passions, Jewish Intellectuals and the Experience of Modernity (Wayne State UP, 1990). Jehuda Reinharz is the author of Chaim Weizmann, 2 vols., (OUP NY, 1985, 1993).
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