Polin Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 3: The Jews of Warsaw

Edited by Antony Polonsky

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ISBN: 9781904113188

Publication: August 1, 2004

Series: Polin Studies in Polish Jewry 3

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A central core of articles on Jewish Warsaw over the centuries covers the history of Jewish settlement; Jewish population in the eighteenth century; the background to the 1790 pogrom; relations with Christians in the early Partition period (1795-1861); the acculturation of the nineteenth century; Warsaw as a Yiddish literary centre; Jewish Warsaw before the First World War; the history of the Warsaw ghetto; and Warsaw Jewish historians Emanuel Ringelblum and Jacob Shatzky. Other topics covered include the religious orders and the Jews during the Holocaust, and the integration of the Jews in Radom.

Antony Polonsky was born in Johannesburg, and studied history and political science at the University of the Witwatersrand. He went to Oxford on a Rhodes Scholarship in 1961 and read modern history at Worcester College and St Antony's College. He taught at the London School of Economics and Political Science from 1970 to 1992. Since then he has been at Brandeis University, where in 1999 he was appointed Albert Abramson Professor of Holocaust Studies, an appointment held jointly at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and Brandeis University. He has also been a visiting professor at the University of Warsaw, the Institute for the Human Sciences, Vienna, and the University of Cape Town; Skirball visiting fellow at the Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies; and Senior Associate Member of St Antony's College, Oxford.

Statement from the Editors
 Jews in Warsaw  
Emanuel Ringelbaum, the Chronicler of the Warsaw Ghetto ISRAEL GUTMAN
The Undefined Town within a Town: A History of Jewish Settlement in the Western Districts of Warsaw PETER J. MARTYN
The Jewish Population in Warsaw at the Turn of the Eighteenth Century ARTUR EISENBACH
‘The Jews have Killed a Tailor’: The Socio-Political Background of a Pogrom in Warsaw in 1790 KRYSTYNA ZIENKOWSKA
The Jews of Warsaw, Polish Society, and the Partitioning Powers, 1795-1862 STEFAN KIENIEWICZ
Aspects of Population Change and of Acculturation in Jewish Warsaw at the End of the Nineteenth Century: The Censuses of 1882 and 1987 STEPHEN D. CORRSIN
Aspects of the History Warsaw as a Yiddish Literary Centre CHONE SHMERUK
Jewish Warsaw before the First World War PIOTR WROBEL
The History of the Warsaw Ghetto in the Light of the Reports of Ludwig Fischer ROBERT MOSES SHAPIRO
Articles The Socio-Cultural Integration of the Jewish Population in the Province of Radom, 1815-1862 ADAM PENKALLA
The Religious Orders and the Jews in Nazi-Occupied Poland JERZY KLOCZOWSKI
The Conditions of Admittance and the Social Background of Jewish Children Saved by Women’s Religious Orders in Poland, 1939-1945 EWA KUREK-LESIK

Vladimir Jabotinsky’s Talks with Representatives of the Polish Government JERZY TOMASZEWSKI

On Immoral Reason and Illogical Morality ZYGMUNT BAUMAN

Reports International Conference on Polish Jews in Jerusalem ANTONY POLONSKY
Catalogue of Jewish Cemeteries in Poland ADAM PENKALLA

Khazarian Hebrew Documents of the Tenth Century ANDRZEJ POPPE
The Polish Borderlands and Nationality Problems HENRY ROLLET

Letter to the Editors

Format: Paperback

Size: 234 x 156 x 24 mm

508 Pages

8 maps, 8 plates, and 9 tables

ISBN: 9781904113188

Publication: August 1, 2004

Series: Polin Studies in Polish Jewry 3

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