Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 2

Jews and the Emerging Polish State

Edited by Antony Polonsky

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ISBN: 9781904113782

Publication: March 6, 2008

Series: Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry 2

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The focus is on how the Jews were affected by Polish independence in 1918. Other topics covered include Jan Blonski's article ‘The Poor Poles Look at the Ghetto’; Polish historiography on the privileges granted to the Jews; the decline of the kahal in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries; the social perception of Jews in the eighteenth century; representations of Jews in nineteenth-century literature; nineteenth-century synagogues; the Jewish Polish-language press in the interwar period; and antisemitic slogans in Endecja political campaigns. CONTRIBUTOR: Wladyslaw T. Bartoszewski, Research Fellow, St Antony's College, Oxford. Eugene C. Black, Ottilie Springer Professor of History, Brandeis University. Andrzej Bryk, Lecturer, Institute for Constitutional History, Jagiellonian. University, Kraków. Jan Blonski, Professor of the History of Polish Literature, Jagiellonian University, Kraków. Sh. Cygielman, Senior History in Jewish History, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-heva. David Engel, Tel Aviv University. Mieczyslaw Inglot, Professor of Polish Literature, University of Wroclaw. Paul Latawski, Assistant Professor of International Relations, New England College, Arundel. Eli Lederhendler, Lecturer in Jewish History, Tel Aviv University. George J. Lerski, Emeritus Professor of Modern European History, University of Chicago. Józef Lewandowski, Professor of History, Uppsala University. Maria and Kazimierz Pietchotka, architects and architectural historians. Edward Rogerson. Szymon Rudnicki, Docent and Deputy Director, Historical Institute, University of Warsaw. Michael G. Steinlauf, Brandeis University. Daniel Stone, Professor of History, University of Winnipeg. Bernadeta Tendyra, London School of Economics. Anna Zuk, Lecturer, Institute of Philosophy and Sociology, Marie Curie-Sklodkowska University, Lublin.

Antony Polonsky is Professor Emeritus of Holocaust Studies at Brandeis University and chief historian of the Polin Museum of the History of Polish Jews in Warsaw. He is co-chair of the editorial collegium of Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry.

Statement from the Editors Symposium: Jews and the Emergence of an Independent Polish State Lucien Wolf and the Making of Poland: Paris, 1919 EUGENE C. BLACK The Dmowski–Namier Feud, 1915-1918 PAUL LATAWSKI History and Myth: Pinsk, April 1919 JOZEF LEWANDOWSKI Polish Diplomacy and the American-Jewish Cmmunity between the Wars DANIEL STONE Dmowski, Paderewski, and American Jews (A Documentary Compliation) GEORGE J. LERSKI Articles The Basic Privileges of the Jews of Great Poland as Reflected in Polish Historiography SH. A. CYGIELMAN The Decline of the Polish–Lithuanian Kahal ELI LEDERHENDLER A Mobile Class. The Subjective Element in the Social Perception of Jews: The Example of Eighteenth-Century Poland ANNA ZUK Polish Synagogues in the Nineteenth Century MARIA and KAZIMIERZ PIECHOTKA The Image of the Jew in Polish Narrative Prose of the Romantic Period MIECZYSLAW INGLOT The Polish–Jewish Daily Press MICHAEL G. STEINLAUF From ‘Numerus Clausus’ to ‘Numerus Nullus’ SZYMON RUDNICKI Documents The Polish Government-in-Exile and the Holocaust: Stanislaw Kot’s Confrontation with Palestinian Jewry, November 1942–January 1943: Selected Documents DAVID ENGEL The Stanislaw Kot Collection, Warsaw BERNADETA TENDYRA Commentary The Poor Poles Look at the Ghetto JAN BLONSKI Polish–Jewish Relations during the Second World War: A Discussion Reviews REVIEW ESSAYS Images of Jewish Poland in the Post-War Polish Cinema EDWARD ROGERSON The Holocaust: Jews and Gentiles. In Memory of the Jews of Pacanów ANDRZEJ BRYK Jews as a Polish Problem WLADYSLAW T. BARTOSZEWSKI BOOK REVIEWS Letter to the Editors Contributors Obituaries

Format: Paperback

Size: 234 × 156 × 26 mm

494 Pages

16 plates and 4 tables

ISBN: 9781904113782

Publication: March 6, 2008

Series: Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry 2

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