The Provincials: A Personal History of Jews in the South / Edition 1

The Provincials: A Personal History of Jews in the South / Edition 1

by Eli N. Evans, Willie Morris
     
 

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Provincials: A Personal History of Jews in the South

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807856239
Publisher:
The University of North Carolina Press
Publication date:
02/28/2005
Edition description:
1
Pages:
440
Product dimensions:
5.36(w) x 8.46(h) x 1.06(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Introduction to the 1997 Edition
The Beginning
ITobacco Town Jews
1An Inconsequential Town3
2Growing Up in the Family Store20
IIThe Immigrants
3To Be an American37
4Tobias: Nine Generations in Charleston48
5The Jewish Confederates Face Reconstruction59
6The Lonely Days Were Sundays70
IIIThe Struggle Against Conformity
7Kosher Grits89
8Zionism in the South96
9"Miz Evans" and Mister Mayor109
10"Jesus Loves Me"117
IVComing of Age
11Mister Jew139
12Intermarriage Southern Style160
13Big Wheel on Campus168
VDiscrimination
14Anti-Semitism in the South187
15New Orleans - the Velvet Rut198
16The Burned-Out Cross of the Klan216
17The Jewish Mayor of Atlanta225
VIJews and Blacks
18The Maids and Black Jesus255
19Israelites and the Ex-Slaves263
20Southern Jews in Crisis274
21The Changing Provincials (Epilogue to the 1973 Edition)291
22Atlanta 2000294
23The Call from Home325
24The Nachamson Homecoming Reunion337
25Farewell, Mister Mayor345
26Looking Ahead362
App. AJews Elected to Office in the South, 1800-1920365
App. BJews Elected to Public Office in the South, 1945-1973368
App. CShifts in Jewish Population in Southern States, 1937-1995372
Acknowledgments373
Index376
About the Author392

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