Polin Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 6: Jews in Lodz, 1820-1939

Edited by Antony Polonsky

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ISBN: 9781904113157

Publication: April 28, 2005

Series: Polin Studies in Polish Jewry 6

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This volume is devoted to the part Jews played in the history of Lódz between 1820 and 1939. Specifically, it focuses on the place of the Jews in the industrial elite of this multi-ethnic textile town, and on its role as a centre of the modern movement and of Jewish artistic and literary creativity. It is the result of a collaborative venture with the Historical Institute of the University of Lódz. CONTRIBUTORS Kazimierz Badziak, Natan Gross, Julian K. Janczak, Maria Kaminska, Tamara Karren, Stanislaw Liszewski, Jerzy Malinowski, Leszek Olejnik, Wieslaw Pus, Stefan Pytlas, Yosef Salmon, Pawel Samus, Robert Moses Shapiro, Chone Shmeruk, Jerzy Tomaszewski, Yehiel Yeshaia Trunk, Barbara Wachowksa, Jacek Walicki, Janusz Wrobel

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 Lodz, 1820-1939 The Development of the City of Lodz, 1820-1939 WIESLAW PUS The National Structure of the Population in Lodz in the Years 1820-1939 JULIAN K. JANCZAK The Role of the Jewish Community in the Organization of Urban Space in Lodz STANISLAW LISZEWSKI The National Composition of Lodz Industrialists before 1914 STEFAN PYTLAS Great Capitalist Fortunes in the Polish lands before 1939: The Case of the Poznanski Family KAZIMIERZ BADZIAK The Jewish Community in the Political Life of Lodz in the Years 1865-1914 PAWEL SAMUS The Emergence of the Yiddish Press in Lodz, 1904-1918 LESZEK OLEJNIK Sources for the History of the Jewish Community in Lodz in the Years 1918-1939 JACEK WALICKI Aspects of Jewish Self-Government in Lodz, 1914-1939 ROBERT MOSES SHAPIRO The Jewish Electorate of Interwar Lodz in the Light of the Local Government Elections, 1919-1938 BARBARA WACHOWSKA Jews in Lodz in 1913 According to Statistics JERZY TOMASZEWSKI Between Co-existence and Hostility: A Contribution to the Problem of National Antagonisms in Lodz in the Interwar Period JANUSZ WROBEL References to Polish-Jewish Co-existence in the Memoirs of Lodz Workers: A Linguistic Analysis MARIA KAMINSKA The Yung Yiddish (Young Yiddish) Group and Jewish Modern Art in Poland, 1918-1923 JERZY MALINOWSKI Yisroel Rabon and his Novel Di Gas (The Street) CHONE SHMERUK Tuwim as he was TAMARA KARREN Document Lodz Memories YEHIEL YESHAIA TRUNK Reviews REVIEW ESSAYS Shmuel Almog's Zionism and History YOSEF SALMON Requiem for the Jewish People: Polish Literary Judaica in the Years 1987-1989 NATAN GROSS BOOK REVIEWS Contributors

Format: Paperback

Size: 234 x 156 x 18 mm

356 Pages

1 map, 28 tables, and 4 plates

ISBN: 9781904113157

Publication: April 28, 2005

Series: Polin Studies in Polish Jewry 6

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