Polin Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 9: Jews, Poles, Socialists: The Failure of an Ideal
Edited by Antony Polonsky, Israel Bartal, Gershon David Hundert, Magdalena Opalski, and Jerzy Tomaszewski
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.
Gershon Hundert is Professor of History and holds the Montreal Jewish Community Chair in Jewish Studies at McGill University.
Israel Bartal is Professor of Modern Jewish History at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and Director of the Centre for Research on the History and Culture of Polish Jews
Jerzy Tomaszewski is Professor of History in the Institute of Political Science at the University of Warsaw, and Director of the Mordecai Anieliewicz Centre for the Study of the History and Culture of Polish Jews.
Magdalena Opalski is Adjunct Professor at the Institute of Central/East European and Russian Area Studies at Carleton University, Ottawa.
Note on Transliteration, Names, and Place Names Abbreviations Introduction ANTONY POLONSKY Part I Jews, Poles, Socialists: The Failure of an Ideal Jewish Socialists in the Kingdom of Poland ALINA CALA The Jewish Problem in Polish Socialist Thought MICHAL SLIWA The Relation of the Polish Socialist Party: Proletariat to the Bund and the Jewish Question, 1900–1906 JANUSZ SUJECKI The Jews, the Left, and the State Duma Elections in Warsaw in 1912: Selected Sources translated by STEPHEN D. CORRSIN Jews and the Russian Revolution: A Note RICHARD PIPES The Bund in Poland, 1935–1939 DANIEL BLATMAN Lodz Remained Red: Elections to the City Council of 27 September 1936 BARBARA WACHOWSKA The Jews of Vilna under Soviet Rule, 19 September–28 October 1939 DOV LEVIN The Polish Underground and the Extermination of the Jews SHMUEL KRAKOWSKI The Jewish Underground and the Polish Underground TERESA PREKEROWA The Pogrom in Kielce on 4 July 1946 STANISLAW MEDUCKI Antisemitism in Poland in 1956 PAWEL MACHCEWICZ Part II New Views Dov of Bolechów: A Diarist of the Council of Four Lands in the Eighteenth Century ISRAEL BARTAL A Peaceable Community at Work: The Chevrah of Nasielsk ROSS KESSEL Zionist Pioneering Youth Movements in Poland and their Attitude to Erets Israel during the Holocaust DINA PORAT Resistance through Education: Polish Zionist Youth Movements in Warsaw, 1939–1941 ERICA NADELHAFT The Second Competition of Scholarly Works on Polish–Jewish Themes ALINA CALA Part III Reviews REVIEW ESSAY History, Drama, and Healing: On the Television Play A i B, by Harvey Sarner DAVID ENGEL Inside, Outside: Interpreting Jewish Difference SYLVIA BARACK FISHMAN BOOK REVIEWS BIBLIOGRAPHY OF POLISH–JEWISH STUDIES, 1993 Notes on Contributors Notes on Translators Glossary Index
Size: 234 x 156 x 19 mm
Publication: March 6, 2008
Series: Polin Studies in Polish Jewry