Polin Volume 7: A Journal of Polish-Jewish Studies / Edition 1

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Now in its seventh year of publication, Polin has emerged as a leading forum for authoritative historical and cultural material on Polish and East European Jewry. Each volume contains articles representing original research, often including previously unpublished documents. Each issue also features an extensive review essay section and a forum for the exchange of ideas and views between authors. Polin is essential reading not only for all those working in Jewish Studies, but also for those involved in Slavonic and East European studies. This year's volume uncovers life in Nazi-occupied Germany.
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Editorial Reviews

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"For the interested academic, and for all those committed to obtaining a greater knowledge of the relationship between the Poles and the Polish-Jewish community ... [Polin] should be a welcome addition to any library shelf." Jewish Book News and Reviews

"No comparable journal exists and Polin is to be emphatically recommended to all students of Polish and Jewish history." Lionel Kochan, British Book News

"This journal is perhaps the most valuable source book on Polish-Jewish relations. This volume comes closer to objectivity than any similar work I have read. Mr. Antony Polonsky and the Institute for Polish-Jewish Studies, Oxford, are to be congratulated for this scholarly contribution to the promotion of understanding among people. I sincerely recommend it to all who are interested in the history of Poland. I urge all Polish-American organizations to donate a copy to their local library." Polish-American Journal

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780631189329
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 3/10/1993
  • Series: Polin Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 352
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.81 (d)

Table of Contents

Statement from the Editors.

Part I: Articles:.

1. A Brief History of the Jews in Royal Prussia before 1772: Zenon Nowak.

2. From the Ghetto to Modern Culture: Ritchie Robertson.

3. Jan Czynski and the Question of Equality of Rights for all Religious Faiths in Poland: Adam Galkowski.

4. Clark Adam Mickiewicz's 'Forth and Four' or the Dangers of Playing with Kabbalahs: Joanna Rostropowicz.

5. Gender Differentiation and Education of the Jewish Woman in Nineteenth-Century Eastern Europe: Shaul Stampfer.

6. Vox Populi, Vox Dei: The Centrality of Peretz in Jewish Fokloristics: Mark W. Kiel.

7. The Linas-Hatsedek Charitable Fraternity in Bialystock, 1885-1939: Tomasz Wisniewski.

8. The Jewish Press in Krakow: Czeslaw Brzoza.

9. Ritual Slaughter as a Political Issue: Szymon Rudnicki.

10. Britain and the Jewish Exodus from Poland Following the Second World War: Ariel Joseph Kochavi.

Part II: Life in Nazi Occupied Warsaw:.

11. Three Ghetto Sketches: Jan Marek Gronski.

12. My Recollections of the Deportation of Janusz Korczak.

13. The Death of Adam Czerniakow and Janusz Korczak's Last Journey: Jerzy Lewinski.

14. Sister Wanda: Anna Clarke Notes The Activities of the Democratic Societies and Democratic Party in Defending Jewish Rights in Poland on the Eve of Hitler's Invasion: Aharon Weiss.

Part III: Documents:.

15. Dealing with the History of Jews in Galicia in Lwow Archives: Dora Katzenelson.

Contributors.

Notes for Contributors.

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