American Judaism / by Nathan Glazer.Material type: TextSeries: Chicago history of American civilization: Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, Edition: 2nd edDescription: xi, 210 p. ; 21 cmISBN: 0226298396; 9780226298399; 0226298418 (pbk.); 9780226298412 (pbk.)Subject(s): Judaism -- United States -- History | Jews -- United States -- Social conditions | United States -- ReligionDDC classification: 296/.0973 LOC classification: BM205 | .G5 1972Other classification: 15.85 | BO 1990 | MS 3400 | NY 4900
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Bibliography: p. 200-205.
Beginnings of American Judaism, 1654-1825 -- The German immigration and the shaping of reform, 1825-94 -- Reformers and conservatives, 1880-1900 -- The East European migration, 1880-1900 -- Judaism and Jewishness, 1920-45 -- The Jewish revival, 1945-56 -- The religion of American Jews.
Author notes provided by SyndeticsNathan Glazer was born in New York City on February 25, 1923. He graduated from City College in 1944. He became an urban sociologist. He was an editor at the magazines Commentary and The Public Interest and at Doubleday Anchor Books. He served on presidential task forces on urban affairs and education, and taught at Bennington College, Smith College, the University of California at Berkeley, and Harvard University.
He wrote or edited more than a dozen books including The Lonely Crowd written with David Riesman and Reuel Denney, Beyond the Melting Pot written with Daniel Patrick Moynihan, Affirmative Discrimination, We Are All Multiculturalists Now, and From a Cause to a Style: Modernist Architecture's Encounter with the American City. He died on January 19, 2019 at the age of 95.
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