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The Jewish Experience of the First World War.

By: Madigan, Edward.
Contributor(s): Reuveni, Gideon.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: London : Palgrave Macmillan Limited, 2018Copyright date: ©2019Description: 1 online resource (349 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781137548962.Subject(s): World War, 1914-1918-Jews | Jews-Social conditions-20th century | World War, 1914-1918-Social aspectsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Jewish Experience of the First World WarDDC classification: 940.3089924 LOC classification: D1-DX301Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Intro -- Acknowledgements -- Contents -- Notes on Contributors -- List of Figures -- List of Tables -- The First World War and the Jews -- Part I Eastern Fronts -- Between Light and Darkness: Jewish Education in Time of War -- War Alliances and the New 'Enemies' -- Jewish Refugees in 'East' and 'West' -- Education in Wartime -- Conclusion -- Eastern Promises: Jewish Germans in the German Administration of Eastern Europe During the Great War -- The Peculiar Position of Military Rabbis on the German Eastern Front -- The General Government of Warsaw and Teaching the History of the East -- The Russian Revolution and a New East -- Unprepared for Defeat -- Conclusion -- Bread, Butter and Education: The Yiddishist Movements in Poland, 1914-1916 -- The Jewish Parties' Relief and Welfare Activities -- The Jewish Parties' Cultural and Educational Activities -- Conclusion -- War and Nationalism in Palestine: The Jewish Migration Committee in the Galilee During the First World War -- The Jewish Population in Palestine During the War -- The Jewish Community in the Galilee on the Eve of the First World War -- The Expulsion of Jaffa-Tel Aviv -- The Jewish Migration Committee in the Galilee -- The Deportees in Damascus -- Conclusion -- Towards a Consolidation of Zionist National Consciousness in Palestine During the First World War: A Local Urban Perspective -- The New Yishuv in Palestine's Cities on the Eve of the War -- The Leadership of Aid Initiatives in the Cities: Image and Reality -- Zionist Leadership and the Evolution of National Consciousness During the War -- Defining Social Boundaries -- Conclusion -- Part II Western Fronts -- A Mixed Bag of Loyalties: Jewish Soldiers, Ethnic Minorities, and State-Based Contingents in the German Army, 1914-1918 -- Ethnic, Religious, and State-Based Groups in the Pre-war German Army.
Dual Loyalties in the German Army During the First World War -- Conclusion -- Between Inclusion and Exclusion: The Experiences of Jewish Soldiers in Europe and the USA, 1914-1918 -- Jewish 'Inclusion' and 'Exclusion' Under a Magnifying Glass -- The Ambiguous Character of Jewish Integration During the War -- Exclusion of a Different Kind? The 'Jew Count' from a Comparative Perspective -- The Impact of the War on the 'Jewishness' of the Jewish Soldier -- Conclusion -- Between Faith and Nation: Italian Jewish Soldiers in the Great War -- The Jewish Community and the War -- Jewish Chaplains -- Religious Holidays -- Conclusion -- 'The March of the Judeans': The London Recruits of the Jewish Battalion in the First World War -- London Jewry: A Tale of Two Cities -- Reluctant Zionists: The Jewish Battalion, 1914-1917 -- The Recruits: Motivations and Experience -- Conclusion -- Part III Post-war Memory and Commemoration -- The Female Side of War: The Experience and Memory of the Great War in Italian-Jewish Women's Ego-Documents -- Between Pacifism and Interventionism: Jewish Women in Italy and the Great War -- Changing Experience in the Mirror of Wartime Correspondence -- Perceptions, Representations, and Realities of Jewish-Christian Relationships -- Remembering the Great War During Fascism -- Conclusion -- Once 'the Only True Austrians': Mobilising Jewish Memory of the First World War for Belonging in the New Austrian Nation, 1929-1938 -- The Jewish Kriegerdenkmal at the Central Cemetery -- The Austrofascist Heldendenkmal on the Heldenplatz -- Conclusion -- The Iron Shield of David: The First World War and the Creation of German-Jewish Markers of Patriotism and Memory -- Support on the Home Front-The Patriotic Act of 'Steeling' War Symbols -- Jewish Nailed Motifs -- Jewish Nailing Motifs Post-1918 -- The Rise of the Synagogue Memorial Plaque.
Placement in the Sanctuary -- Conclusion: The Attempted Destruction of a Memorial Culture -- 'Thou Hast Given Us Home and Freedom, Mother England': Anglo-Jewish Gratitude, Patriotism, and Service During and After the First World War -- Pre-war Jewish Englishness -- Anglo-Jewish Responses to the War -- English Jews and Military Service -- Wartime and Post-war Antisemitism -- Conclusion -- Index.
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Intro -- Acknowledgements -- Contents -- Notes on Contributors -- List of Figures -- List of Tables -- The First World War and the Jews -- Part I Eastern Fronts -- Between Light and Darkness: Jewish Education in Time of War -- War Alliances and the New 'Enemies' -- Jewish Refugees in 'East' and 'West' -- Education in Wartime -- Conclusion -- Eastern Promises: Jewish Germans in the German Administration of Eastern Europe During the Great War -- The Peculiar Position of Military Rabbis on the German Eastern Front -- The General Government of Warsaw and Teaching the History of the East -- The Russian Revolution and a New East -- Unprepared for Defeat -- Conclusion -- Bread, Butter and Education: The Yiddishist Movements in Poland, 1914-1916 -- The Jewish Parties' Relief and Welfare Activities -- The Jewish Parties' Cultural and Educational Activities -- Conclusion -- War and Nationalism in Palestine: The Jewish Migration Committee in the Galilee During the First World War -- The Jewish Population in Palestine During the War -- The Jewish Community in the Galilee on the Eve of the First World War -- The Expulsion of Jaffa-Tel Aviv -- The Jewish Migration Committee in the Galilee -- The Deportees in Damascus -- Conclusion -- Towards a Consolidation of Zionist National Consciousness in Palestine During the First World War: A Local Urban Perspective -- The New Yishuv in Palestine's Cities on the Eve of the War -- The Leadership of Aid Initiatives in the Cities: Image and Reality -- Zionist Leadership and the Evolution of National Consciousness During the War -- Defining Social Boundaries -- Conclusion -- Part II Western Fronts -- A Mixed Bag of Loyalties: Jewish Soldiers, Ethnic Minorities, and State-Based Contingents in the German Army, 1914-1918 -- Ethnic, Religious, and State-Based Groups in the Pre-war German Army.

Dual Loyalties in the German Army During the First World War -- Conclusion -- Between Inclusion and Exclusion: The Experiences of Jewish Soldiers in Europe and the USA, 1914-1918 -- Jewish 'Inclusion' and 'Exclusion' Under a Magnifying Glass -- The Ambiguous Character of Jewish Integration During the War -- Exclusion of a Different Kind? The 'Jew Count' from a Comparative Perspective -- The Impact of the War on the 'Jewishness' of the Jewish Soldier -- Conclusion -- Between Faith and Nation: Italian Jewish Soldiers in the Great War -- The Jewish Community and the War -- Jewish Chaplains -- Religious Holidays -- Conclusion -- 'The March of the Judeans': The London Recruits of the Jewish Battalion in the First World War -- London Jewry: A Tale of Two Cities -- Reluctant Zionists: The Jewish Battalion, 1914-1917 -- The Recruits: Motivations and Experience -- Conclusion -- Part III Post-war Memory and Commemoration -- The Female Side of War: The Experience and Memory of the Great War in Italian-Jewish Women's Ego-Documents -- Between Pacifism and Interventionism: Jewish Women in Italy and the Great War -- Changing Experience in the Mirror of Wartime Correspondence -- Perceptions, Representations, and Realities of Jewish-Christian Relationships -- Remembering the Great War During Fascism -- Conclusion -- Once 'the Only True Austrians': Mobilising Jewish Memory of the First World War for Belonging in the New Austrian Nation, 1929-1938 -- The Jewish Kriegerdenkmal at the Central Cemetery -- The Austrofascist Heldendenkmal on the Heldenplatz -- Conclusion -- The Iron Shield of David: The First World War and the Creation of German-Jewish Markers of Patriotism and Memory -- Support on the Home Front-The Patriotic Act of 'Steeling' War Symbols -- Jewish Nailed Motifs -- Jewish Nailing Motifs Post-1918 -- The Rise of the Synagogue Memorial Plaque.

Placement in the Sanctuary -- Conclusion: The Attempted Destruction of a Memorial Culture -- 'Thou Hast Given Us Home and Freedom, Mother England': Anglo-Jewish Gratitude, Patriotism, and Service During and After the First World War -- Pre-war Jewish Englishness -- Anglo-Jewish Responses to the War -- English Jews and Military Service -- Wartime and Post-war Antisemitism -- Conclusion -- Index.

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Edward Madigan is Lecturer in Public History and First World War Studies at Royal Holloway, University of London, UK. <br> Gideon Reuveni is Director of the Centre for German-Jewish Studies at the University of Sussex, UK. His most recent book publication is Consumer Culture and the Making of Jewish Identity (2017), which won the National Jewish Book award in 2018. <br>

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