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The Mechanics of Change: Essays in the Social History of German Jewry

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  • ISBN-13: 9781555407018
  • Publisher: Brown Judaic Studies
  • Publication date: 4/1/1992
  • Series: Brown Judaic Studies , #24
  • Pages: 246

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Introduction 1
1 The Pace of Modernization of German Jewry in the Nineteenth Century 9
2 The Readership of Mendelssohn's Bible Translation 29
3 Voluntary and Involuntary Fertility Limitation in Nineteenth Century Bavarian Jewry 65
4 The 1840s and the Creation of the German-Jewish Religious Reform Movement 85
5 The Rural Community and the Urbanization of German Jewry 133
6 Jewish Residential Concentration in Post-Emancipation Germany 153
7 The Yiddish Written Word in Nineteenth Century Germany 183
8 Separatist Orthodoxy's Attitudes Towards Community: The Breuer Community in Germany and America 201
9 The German-Jewish Community of Washington Heights 215
Index 227
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