Antisemitism and Its Opponents in Modern Poland / Edition 1

Antisemitism and Its Opponents in Modern Poland / Edition 1

by Robert Blobaum
     
 

From the Middle Ages until World War II, Poland was host to Europe's largest and most vibrant Jewish population. By 1970, the combination of Nazi genocide, postwar pogroms, mass emigration, and communist repression had virtually destroyed Poland's...See more details below

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From the Middle Ages until World War II, Poland was host to Europe's largest and most vibrant Jewish population. By 1970, the combination of Nazi genocide, postwar pogroms, mass emigration, and communist repression had virtually destroyed Poland's...

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801489693
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
Publication date:
07/28/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
376
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction1
1Assimilation, nationalism, modernization, antisemitism : notes on Polish-Jewish relations, 1855-190520
2Jews as middleman minorities in rural Poland : understanding the Galician pogroms of 189839
3Resisting the wave : intellectuals against antisemitism in the last years of the "Polish kingdom"60
4Criminalizing the "other" : crime, ethnicity, and antisemitism in early twentieth-century Poland81
5Antisemitism and the search for a Catholic identity103
6The moral economy of popular violence : the pogrom in Lwow, November 1918124
7Anti-Jewish legislation in interwar Poland148
8Clerical nationalism and antisemitism : Catholic priests, Jews, and Orthodox Christians in the Lublin region, 1918-1939171
9"Why did they hate Tuwim and boy so much?" : Jews and "artificial Jews" in the literary polemics of the Second Polish Republic189
10Gender and antisemitism in wartime Soviet exile210
11Antisemitism, anti-Judaism, and the Polish Catholic clergy during the Second World War, 1939-1945233
12The role of antisemitism in postwar Polish-Jewish relations265
13Fighting against the shadows : the Anti-Zionist campaign of 1968284
14Memory contested : Jewish and Catholic views of Auschwitz in present-day Poland301
15Works on Polish-Jewish relations published since 1990 : a selective bibliography326

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