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Title: The Jews of the Soviet Union : The History of a National Minority
Description: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1989. orig.boards. 24x15cm, xviii,397 pp. Series : Soviet and East European Studies. In a rubbed & chipped dustwrapper.. Binding corner bumps. Some rubbing. VG. dustwrapper. Contents: The Jews of Russia: Historica bachground: From the earliest Jewish settlement to the first partition of Poland; Towards emancipation, 1772 to 1881; Into the modern era, 1881 to 1917; The Jews of the Soviet Union: The years of construction, 1917-1939: Soviet nationality theory and the Jews; The juridical - political status of the Jews; Jewish autonomy and "statehood"; The Jew's share in Soviet government; Anti-Semitism in the Soviet Union; Demographic and socio-economic progress; Religion; Education and culture; Independent national activity, ties with world Jewry and the sense of national identity in Soviet Jewry; The years of destruction, 1939-1953: Anti-Semitism; The compaign against "Jewish nationalism" and "cosmopolitism"; The post-Stalin period, 1953-1983: The Soviet creed regarding nationalities and its consequences for the Jews; Anti-Semitism; The Jewish share in government; Jewsh "autonomy" in eclipse?; The fight against Zionism and Izrael; Demographic and socio-economic processes; Education and culture; Religion; National identity: the national movement and connections abroad.

Keywords: Russian Jewish Minority, Ethnic Relations, Soviet Union, Jewry Jews, Communist Russia, National Minorities, History, Ethnicity, Nationalism,

Price: US$ 59.00 Seller: Expatriate Bookshop of Denmark
- Book number: BOOKS014989I

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