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Jews in America Four Centuries of an Uneasy Encounter - A History

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ISBN-10: 0231108419

ISBN-13: 9780231108416

Edition: 1997

Authors: Arthur Hertzberg

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List price: $34.00
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 10/1/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 409
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

Arthur Hertzberg, professor of Jewish Studies at New York University, is the author of numerous books, including The Zionist Idea: A Historical Analysis and Readerand The Jews in America: Four Centuries of an Uneasy Encounter: A History(Columbia).

Preface to the Second Paperback Edition
Introduction: Who Are the Jews in America?
New Amsterdam: The Last Stop
Puritans and Jews: Truth vs Error
Colonial Jews: Almost Free
Revolutionaries - and Some Tories
James Madison's America
Patriots in the New Nation
The German Jews Arrive
Worshiping America
Getting Rich Quick
The Russian Jews Arrive
"This Is Our Country"
The Invention of the Jewish Mother
The Russians Defeat the Germans
Closing the Gates
Children of the Ghetto
FDR: The Benevolent King of the Jews
After the War
The Conquest of the Suburbs
With JFK, to Power
Turmoil at Home, Glory in Israel
Conclusion: The End of Immigrant Memory - What Can Replace It?
Notes on Sources