Jerusalem on the Amur: Birobidzhan and the Canadian Jewish Communist Movement, 1924-1951

Jerusalem on the Amur: Birobidzhan and the Canadian Jewish Communist Movement, 1924-1951

By: Henry Felix Srebrnik (author)Hardback

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The involvement of Canadian Jewish Communists in the development of an autonomous Jewish region in the Soviet Union.

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Henry Srebrnik is professor of political studies, University of Prince Edward Island and the author of London Jews and British Communism, 1935-1945.

Contents

Illustrations; Abbreviations and Acronyms; Preface 1 Introduction: Jewish Radicalism, the World Communist Movement, and Birobidzhan; 2 icoras an Inclusive Organization, 192429; 3 The Sectarian Years, 192935; 4 Canadian icor Branches: The First Decade; 5 An All-Canadian Organization, 193539; 6 Reuben Brainin: A Maskil for Birobidzhan; 7 The Jewish Communists in the Second World War; 8 The Postwar Period and the Formation of the Canadian Birobidjan Committee; 9 Conclusion: The Cold War and the End of a Dream Appendix; Notes; Bibliography; Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 03/10/2008
  • ISBN13: 9780773534285
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 360
  • ID: 9780773534285
  • weight: 658
  • ISBN10: 0773534288

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