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Author Horowitz, Brian, author

Title The Russian-Jewish tradition : intellectuals, historians, revolutionaries / Brian Horowitz
Published Brighton, MA : Academic Studies Press, 2017
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Series Jews of Russia & Eastern Europe and their legacy
Jews of Russia & Eastern Europe and their legacy.
Contents Part I: Russian-Jewish historians and historiography. 1. The return of the heder among Russian-Jewish education experts, 1840-1917 -- 2. 'Building a fragile edifice': a history of Russian-Jewish historical institutions, 1860-1914 -- 3. Myths and counter-myths about Odessa's Jewish intelligentsia during the late Tsarist period -- 4. Saul Borovoi's survival: an Odessa tale about a Jewish historian in Soviet times -- 5. The ideological challenges of S.M. Dubnov in emigration: Autonomism and Zionism, Europe and Palestine -- Part II: Russian-Jewish intelligentsia's cultural vibrancy -- 6. Semyon An-sky-dialogic writer -- 7. Russian-Jewish writers face pogroms, 1880-1914 -- 8. M.O. Gershenzon, Alexander Pushkin, the Bible, and the flaws of Jewish nationalism -- 9. Battling for self-definition in Soviet literature: Boris Eikhenbaum's Jewish question -- 10. Vladimir Jabotinsky and the mystique of 1905 -- 11. Vladimir Jabotinsky and violence -- Part III: Jewish heritage in Russian perception -- 12. Vladimir Solov'ev and the Jews: a view from today -- 13. Fear and stereotyping: Vasily Rozanov and Jewish menace
Summary Brian Horowitz, the well-known scholar of Russian Jewry, argues that Jews were not a people apart but were culturally integrated in Russian society. The book lets us grasp the meaning of secular Judaism and gives models from the past in order to stimulate ideas for the present
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Subject Jewish scholars -- Russia -- Biography.
Jews -- Russia -- History -- 19th century.
Jews -- Russia -- History -- 20th century.
Jews -- Russia -- Intellectual life -- 19th century.
Jews -- Russia -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2016042920
ISBN 161811557X (electronic bk.)
9781618115577 (electronic bk.)