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Now in its fifth volume, Polin is established as the leading forum for authoritative historical and cultural material on Polish and East European Jewry. Each volume contains articles presenting original research, often including previously unpublished documents. Each issue also features an extensive review essay section and a forum for the exchange of ideas and views between authors.

Volume 5 covers three special subject areas in the field of Polish and East European Studies. Firstly, it explores the Jewish influence on the art and architecture of Poland, particularly in respect to town planning and town buildings. The second section looks at the subject of Jews in Germany in a historical context. Thirdly, it looks at the important issues of Zionism in Poland. All these issues and more are discussed in this 5th volume of Polin.

Synopsis:

Now in its fifth volume, Polin is established as the leading forum for authoritative historical and cultural material on Polish and East European Jewry. Each volume contains articles presenting original research, often including previously unpublished documents. Each issue also features an extensive review essay section and a forum for the exchange of ideas and views between authors.

Volume 5 covers three special subject areas in the field of Polish and East European Studies. Firstly, it explores the Jewish influence on the art and architecture of Poland, particularly in respect to town planning and town buildings. The second section looks at the subject of Jews in Germany in a historical context. Thirdly, it looks at the important issues of Zionism in Poland. All these issues and more are discussed in this 5th volume of Polin.

Table of Contents

1. Art and Architecture Gora Kalwaria.

2. The Impact of a Hasidic Culture on the Urban Landscape of a Small Polish Town, Eleonora Bergman (Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw).

3. Jewish Districts in the Spatial Structure of Polish Towns, Maria and Kazimiera Piechotka (Architect and Architectural Historian).

4. The Function of Synagogues in the PPR, 1988, Eleonora Bergman (Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw) and Jan Jagielski (Citizens Committee for the Preservation of Jewish Cemetaries and Cultural Monuments in Poland).

5. Memory: The New Monuments Commemorating the Struggle and Martyrdom of the Jews of Warsaw, Stanisl Jankowski (Architect and Townplanner).

6. Jews in Germany The Expulsion of Jews with Polish Citizenship from Bavaria in 1923, Jozef Adelson (Jewish Historical Institute, Warsaw).

7. Reichskristallnacht 9 November 1938 and the Ostjuden Perspective to the Nazi Search for a 'Solution' to the Jewish Question, John P. Fox (University of Leicester).

8. The Atrocities Against the Jews in the Third Reich as seen by the National-Democratic Press (1933-39), Karol Grumberg (Nicolaus Copernicus University, Torun).

9. Zionism in Poland The Beginnings of the Zionist Movement in Congress Poland: The Victory of the Hasidim over the Zionists?, Joseph J. Goldstein (Haifa University, Tel Aviv).

10. The Ideological Background to the Hehaluts Movement in Russia and Poland in the 1920s: Parallels and Divergences, Israel Oppenheim, (Ben Gurion University of Negev, Israel).

11. Jabotinsky and the Poles, Laurence Weinbaum (Jewish Historical Institute, Warsaw).

12. Articles A Brief History of the Jews in Royal Prussia Before 1772, Zenon Hubert Nowak (Nicolaus Copernicus University, Torun).

13. Johann Anton Kreiger, Printer of Jewish Books in Nowy Dwor: His Activities in the Years 1781-1795, Emanuel Ringelblum (Jewish Historian, d.1944).

14. Yiddish Literature and Collective Memory: The Case of the Chmielnicki Massacres, Chone Shmeruk (Hebrew University of Jerusalem).

15. The Polish Interfaith Alliance, Artur Eisenbach (Historical Institute of Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw).

16. Polish Socialism and the Jewish Question on the Eve of the Establishment of the Polish Socialist Party (PPR) and Social Democracy of the Kingdon of Poland (SDKP), M. Mishkinsky (Tel Aviv University).

17. The Omission of Jewish Topics in Mickiewicz Scholarship, Jadwiga Maurer (University of Kansas).

18. The Reassessment of Haskala Ideology in the Aftermath of the 1863 Polish Revolt, Mark Baker (University of Melbourne).

19. A Voice from the Diaspora: Julian Stryjkowski, Laura Quercioli Mincer (Oxford Institute of Polish-Jewish Studies).

20. An Aspect of the Polonization of Jews in Krakow, Jacek Purchla (Art Historian).

21. Poles and Poland in I. B. Singer's Fiction, Monika Adamczyk-Garbowska (Marie Curie-Sklodowska University, Lublin).

22. Henryk Grynberg calls Poland to Account, Henryk Wrobel (Jagiellonian University, Poland).

23. Exchange Letter from Jedrzej Giertych (Polish Historian) to the Editor of Polin, Oxford (Extracts).

24. The Dmowski-Namier Feud: A Reply to Giertych, Paul Latawski (New England College).

25. Documents.

26. The 'Przytyk' Incidents of 9 March 1936 from Archival Documents, Adam Penkalla (State Workshop for Preserving Historic Buildings in Radom).

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780631178866
Subtitle:
A Journal of Polish-Jewish Studies
Editor:
POLONSKY, ANTONY (LONDON SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS AND POLITICAL SCIENCE)
Editor:
Polonsky, Antony
Author:
Polonsky
Author:
Polonsky, Antony
Publisher:
Wiley-Blackwell
Location:
N
Subject:
Eastern Europe - Poland
Subject:
Jewish - General
Subject:
Judaism - General
Subject:
World History-Eastern Europe
Subject:
History of Judaism
Subject:
Religion Western-Jewish History
Copyright:
Series:
POLIN
Publication Date:
September 1991
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
536
Dimensions:
229 x 152 in.
Children's Book Type:
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"Synopsis" by , Now in its fifth volume, Polin is established as the leading forum for authoritative historical and cultural material on Polish and East European Jewry. Each volume contains articles presenting original research, often including previously unpublished documents. Each issue also features an extensive review essay section and a forum for the exchange of ideas and views between authors.

Volume 5 covers three special subject areas in the field of Polish and East European Studies. Firstly, it explores the Jewish influence on the art and architecture of Poland, particularly in respect to town planning and town buildings. The second section looks at the subject of Jews in Germany in a historical context. Thirdly, it looks at the important issues of Zionism in Poland. All these issues and more are discussed in this 5th volume of Polin.

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