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Jewish History in Modern Times

by Joseph Goldstein, Jonathan Frankel

Jewish History in Modern Times Synopsis

This book is an enquiry into the central processes and events that changed the course of Jewish history in the modern era, emigration, emancipation, secularisation, 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.

Jewish History in Modern Times Press Reviews

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

Book Information

ISBN: 9781898723066
Publication date: 1st January 1995
Author: Joseph Goldstein, Jonathan Frankel
Publisher: Sussex Academic Press
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 210 pages
Categories: Social & cultural history, General & world history,

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