The Lonely Days Were Sundays: Reflections of a Jewish Southerner

The Lonely Days Were Sundays: Reflections of a Jewish Southerner

by Eli N. Evans

ISBN-10: 0878057528

ISBN-13: 9780878057528

Pub. Date: 09/01/1994

Publisher: University Press of Mississippi

"The Jews of the South have found their poet laureate" —Abba Eban  See more details below


"The Jews of the South have found their poet laureate" —Abba Eban

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University Press of Mississippi
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New Edition
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5.62(w) x 8.92(h) x 1.11(d)

Table of Contents

Pt. IJews in the South
1Southern Jewish History: Alive and Unfolding3
2In Search of Judah P. Benjamin17
3Miss North Carolina Is Jewish35
4Zionism in the Bible Belt47
5Harry Golden (1902-1981)51
6Strangers in a Strange Land: The Jewish Communities of Savannah, Mississippi, and Atlanta55
7The Jewish South in Novels68
A Lynching in Georgia68
The Jews of New Orleans72
Pt. IIISouthern Politics and History
8Southern Liberals and the Court77
9The Transformation of Southern Politics80
10In the Shadow of Southern History88
11The City, the South, and the Caribbean94
12A Step toward Equal Justice100
13Southern Jews, Baptists, and Jimmy Carter110
14The Natural Superiority of Southern Politicians117
Pt. IIIThe Past and the Future
15Presidential Politics and the Democratic National Conventions: 1964-1976127
1964: Atlantic City and Big Brother Lyndon127
1968: Chicago, Where the Streets Swallowed Hubert Humphrey131
1972: Miami - All Night Long with George McGovern138
1976: A New Coalition141
Going through the Mill141
The End of the Line for Wallace145
New York City and the Carter-King Revival148
16A New Generation Takes Over152
17Lincoln and Kennedy: Bound by Fate and History157
18Reflections in a Mirror161
Pt. IVIsrael, the Holocaust, and Jewish History
19The Jewish Secretary of State in Israel: A Diary of the Kissinger Shuttle171
20Abba Eban at Columbia226
21The Electronic Village238
22A Question of Remembering: Three Reviews258
An Assimilated Woman258
New Lives in America261
One, by One, by One265
23American Jewish History for Children270
Pt. VSouthern Images and Culture
24The Changing Image of the South in Movies (1979-1992)277
25Revisiting the Saturday Westerns: Back in the Saddle with Hoppy, Gene, and Roy, Oh Boy!294
26All the Candidates' Clothes306
27The Emperor's Fall Clothes311
28Jericho: Shout of Silence317
Pt. VIHome
29Sports: The Bond between Fathers and Sons325
30The Call from Home331

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