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The Life and Work of S. M. Dubnov : Diaspora Nationalism and Jewish History - Sophie Dubnov-Erlich

The Life and Work of S. M. Dubnov

Diaspora Nationalism and Jewish History

Hardcover Published: 22nd January 1991
ISBN: 9780253318367
Number Of Pages: 298

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..". a welcome and unusual glimpse of the private side of one of East European Jewry's most influential public figures."A -- 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."A -- 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.

Chronology S.M. Dubnov: Historian and Ideologist Jonathan Frankel Introduction 1. Sources 2. On the School Bench 3. Rebellion 4. Wandering 5. In the Northern Capital 6. The Preacher of Free Thought 7. At the Crossroads 8. History Was Revealed to Me 9. The Odessa Literary Circle 10. The Spirit of the Past 11. Works and Days 12. Between Journalism and Poetry 13. Thoughts on Old and New Jewry 14. Farewell to the South 15. In the Jerusalem 16. Year of Revolution 17. The Moral of Terrible Days 18. Back in St. Petersburg 19. Unity in Variety 20. At Work on the Magnum Opus 21. On the Eve of War 22. The Thunder of Guns 23. The Great Upheaval 24. Into the Whirlpool 25. An Island amid the Elements 26. Meeting the West 27. Fulfilling the Vow 28. The Golden Autumn 29. Seventieth Birthday 30. In a New Nest 31. Victory over Loneliness 32. Work Continues 33. The Twilight of Europe Epilogue From the Author Life with Grandfather by Victor Erlich Glossary EditorOs Notes Bibliography Index Illustrations on pp.iv, 35, and 64-69

ISBN: 9780253318367
ISBN-10: 025331836X
Series: The Modern Jewish Experience
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 298
Published: 22nd January 1991
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.77 x 17.15  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.68