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Jews of Georgian England, 1714-1830 Tradition and Change in a Liberal Society

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ISBN-10: 047208609X

ISBN-13: 9780472086092

Edition: Reprint 

Authors: Todd M. Endelman

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The movement from tradition to modernity engulfed all of the Jewish communities in the West, but hitherto historians have concentrated on the intellectual revolution in Germany by Moses Mendelssohn in the second half of the eighteenth century as the decisive event in the origins of Jewish modernity. In The Jews of Georgian England, Todd M. Endelman challenges the Germanocentric orientation of the bulk of modern Jewish historiography and argues that the modernization of European Jewry encompassed far more than an intellectual revolution. His study recounts the rise of the Anglo-Jewish elite--great commercial and financial magnates such as the Goldsmids, the Franks, Samson Gideon, and…    
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Book details

List price: $30.95
Publisher: University of Michigan Press
Publication date: 6/3/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 416
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.232

Preface
Preface to the Second Edition
Preface to the First Edition
The Interwar Background
World War II
The Communists Come to Power
The Dialectics of Stalinism and Titoism
The Revenge of the Repressed: East Central Europe Reasserts Itself
A Precarious Stalemate
The Various Endgames
The Postcommunist Decade
Notes
Suggested Readings
Index