The Life and Work of S. M. Dubnov

The Life and Work of S. M. Dubnov

Diaspora Nationalism and Jewish History
Sophie Dubnov-Erlich, afterword by Victor Erlich, edited by Jeffrey Shandler, translated by Judith Vowles
Distribution: World
Publication date: 01/22/1991
Format: Hardback 10 b&w photos
ISBN: 978-0-253-31836-7
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... a welcome and unusual glimpse of the private side of one of East European Jewry’s most influential public figures."—American Historical Review

... an absorbing introduction to one of the truly original thinkers in modern Jewish history." —Heritage Southwest Jewish Press

For a complete picture of the Polish/Russian world of the twentieth century, this book should be required reading."—AJL Newsletter

This is a memoir and biography by an extraordinary woman about her father, a pioneer in the field of Jewish history as well as a leading political activist among East European Jews during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The book chronicles Dubnov's personal, professional, and ideological development during a period of intense change for the Jews of the Russian Empire, from the Haskalah to the first years of World War II.

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““ . . . a welcome and unusual glimpse of the private side of one of East European Jewry’s most influential public figures.” —American Historical Review " . . . an absorbing introduction to one of the truly original thinkers in modern Jewish history." —Heritage Southwest Jewish Press “For a complete picture of the Polish/Russian world of the twentieth century, this book should be required reading.” —AJL Newsletter This is a memoir and biography by an extraordinary woman about her father, a pioneer in the field of Jewish history as well as a leading political activist among East European Jews during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The book chronicles Dubnov's personal, professional, and ideological development during a period of intense change for the Jews of the Russian Empire, from the Haskalah to the first years of World War II.”

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