Anti-Jewish Violence : Rethinking the Pogrom in East European History

By: Dekel-Chen, JonathanContributor(s): Gaunt, David | Meir, Natan M | Bartal, IsraelMaterial type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on DemandPublisher: Bloomington, IN : Indiana University Press, 2010Description: 1 online resource (239 p.)ISBN: 9780253004789Subject(s): Europe, Eastern --Ethnic relations | Jews --Persecutions --Europe, Eastern --History --19th century --Congresses | Jews --Persecutions --Europe, Eastern --History --20th century --Congresses | Jews --Persecutions --Soviet Union --Congresses | Pogroms --Russia --Congresses | Russia --Ethnic relationsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Anti-Jewish Violence : Rethinking the Pogrom in East European HistoryDDC classification: 305.892/404709041 LOC classification: DS135.E83A68 2010Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover; Contents; Preface: A Tribute to John D. Klier; Acknowledgments; List of Abbreviations; Map: Sites of Major Pogroms; Introduction; 1 What's in a Pogrom? European Jews in the Age of Violence; Part 1. Twentieth- Century Pogroms; 2 1915 and the War Pogrom Paradigm in the Russian Empire; 3 The Role of Personality in the First (1914- 1915) Russian Occupation of Galicia and Bukovina; 4 Freedom, Shortages, Violence: The Origins of the "Revolutionary Anti-Jewish Pogrom" in Russia, 1917-1918; Part 2. Responses to Pogroms
5 Preventing Pogroms: Patterns in Jewish Politics in EarlyTwentieth- Century Russia6 "The Sword Hanging over Their Heads": The Significance of Pogrom for Russian Jewish Everyday Life and Self-nderstanding; Part 3. Regional Perspectives; 7 The Possibility of the Impossible: Pogroms in Eastern Siberia; 8 Was Lithuania a Pogrom-Free Zone? (1881- 1940); 9 The Missing Pogroms of Belorus sia, 1881- 1882: Conditions and Motives of an Absence of Violence; 10 Ethnic Conflict and Modernization in the Interwar Period:The Case of Soviet Belorussia
11 Defusing the Ethnic Bomb: Resolving Local Conflict through Philanthropy in the Interwar USSRGlossary; List of Contributors; Index
Summary: Although overshadowed in historical memory by the Holocaust, the anti-Jewish pogroms of the late 19th and early 20th centuries were at the time unrivaled episodes of ethnic violence. Incorporating newly available primary sources, this collection of groundbreaking essays by researchers from Europe, the United States, and Israel investigates the phenomenon of anti-Jewish violence, the local and transnational responses to pogroms, and instances where violence was averted. Focusing on the period from World
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Cover; Contents; Preface: A Tribute to John D. Klier; Acknowledgments; List of Abbreviations; Map: Sites of Major Pogroms; Introduction; 1 What's in a Pogrom? European Jews in the Age of Violence; Part 1. Twentieth- Century Pogroms; 2 1915 and the War Pogrom Paradigm in the Russian Empire; 3 The Role of Personality in the First (1914- 1915) Russian Occupation of Galicia and Bukovina; 4 Freedom, Shortages, Violence: The Origins of the "Revolutionary Anti-Jewish Pogrom" in Russia, 1917-1918; Part 2. Responses to Pogroms

5 Preventing Pogroms: Patterns in Jewish Politics in EarlyTwentieth- Century Russia6 "The Sword Hanging over Their Heads": The Significance of Pogrom for Russian Jewish Everyday Life and Self-nderstanding; Part 3. Regional Perspectives; 7 The Possibility of the Impossible: Pogroms in Eastern Siberia; 8 Was Lithuania a Pogrom-Free Zone? (1881- 1940); 9 The Missing Pogroms of Belorus sia, 1881- 1882: Conditions and Motives of an Absence of Violence; 10 Ethnic Conflict and Modernization in the Interwar Period:The Case of Soviet Belorussia

11 Defusing the Ethnic Bomb: Resolving Local Conflict through Philanthropy in the Interwar USSRGlossary; List of Contributors; Index

Although overshadowed in historical memory by the Holocaust, the anti-Jewish pogroms of the late 19th and early 20th centuries were at the time unrivaled episodes of ethnic violence. Incorporating newly available primary sources, this collection of groundbreaking essays by researchers from Europe, the United States, and Israel investigates the phenomenon of anti-Jewish violence, the local and transnational responses to pogroms, and instances where violence was averted. Focusing on the period from World

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Jonathan Dekel-Chen is a senior lecturer in modern history at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

David Gaunt is Professor of History at Södertörn University in Sweden.

Natan M. Meir holds the Lorry I. Lokey Chair in Judaic Studies at Portland State University.

Israel Bartal is Professor of History and Dean of the Faculty of Humanities at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

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