A Fire in Their Hearts: Yiddish Socialists in New York

A Fire in Their Hearts: Yiddish Socialists in New York

By: Tony Michels (author)Paperback

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About Author

Tony Michels is George L. Mosse Associate Professor of American Jewish History, University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Contents

Introduction: Socialism in American Jewish History 1. Coming to Shore: Russian Radicals Discover the Jewish Working Class in New York 2. Speaking to "Moyshe": Socialists Create a Yiddish Public Culture 3. The Politics of Yidishe Kultur: Chaim Zhitlovsky and the Challenge of Jewish Nationalism 4. Purely Secular, Thoroughly Jewish: The Arbeter Ring and Yiddish Education 5. "We Sought a Home for Our Souls": The Communist Gamble Epilogue: An Ambiguous Legacy Notes Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780674032439
  • Format: Paperback, Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 352
  • ID: 9780674032439
  • ISBN10: 0674032438

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