Barricades and banners : the Revolution of 1905 and the transformation of Warsaw Jewry

Ury, Scott, author

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  • Creator Scott Ury
  • Format Books
  • Publication Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, [2012] ©2012
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  • Physical Details
    • xxii, 415 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 9780804763837, 0804763836
  • OCLC ocn755213610

Notes

  • Originally presented as the author's thesis (doctoral)--Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 2006.
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 365-400) and index.

Contents

  • Introduction : between past and present -- Warsaw before 1905 : one city, many stories -- Urbanization, community, and the crisis of modernity : Jewish society in turn-of-the-century Warsaw -- Revolution, Jews, and the streets of Warsaw : between secret cells and popular politics -- The rise of the Jewish public sphere : coffeehouses, theaters, and newspapers -- From public sphere to public will : the elections to the Russian State Duma and the politicization of ethnicity -- Democracy and its discontents : the image of "the Jews" and the transformation of Polish politics -- Conclusion : Politics, order, and the dialectics of Jewish modernity
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