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Russians, Jews, and the Pogroms of 1881?1882

Russians, Jews, and the Pogroms of 1881?1882

by John Doyle Klier
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ISBN-13: 9781107634152
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 01/30/2014
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 518
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 1.02(d)

About the Author

John Doyle Klier (1944�007) was latterly Sidney and Elizabeth Corob Professor of Modern Jewish History in the Hebrew and Jewish Studies Department at University College London. His previous publications, Russia Gathers Her Jews (1985) and Imperial Russia's Jewish Question (1995), are standard works in modern Russian-Jewish history, along with Pogroms: Anti-Jewish Violence in Modern Russian History (co-editor, 1992).

Table of Contents

Part I. Introduction: the Russian Empire and its Jews; 1. The pogroms of 1881-2; 2. What was a pogrom?; Part II: 3. Confronting the pogroms; 4. Russian society views the pogroms; 5. The crystallization of prejudice; 6. Prejudice into policy; 7. The pogroms as foreign policy crisis; Part III: 8. Jewish responses to the pogroms; 9. The Jewish press and the emigration crisis; 10. Politics without prophecy; 11. The pogroms as humanitarian crisis; Epilogue: legends of the pogroms.

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