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A History of the Jews in Russia and Poland from the pen of S. M. Dubnow (based upon a work in Russian which was especially prepared for JPS) needs neither justification nor recommendation. The work is divided into thee volumes. The first volume contains the history of the Jews of Russia and Poland from its beginnings until 1825.

TRANSLATOR’S PREFACE It is not my intention to expatiate in these prefatory re-marks on the present work and its author. A history of the Jews in Russia and Poland from the pen of S. M. Dubnow needs neither justification nor recommendation. The want of a work of this kind has long been keenly felt by those inter-ested in Jewish life or Jewish letters, never more keenly than to- day when the flare of the world conflagration has thrown into ghastly relief the tragic plight of the largest Jewry of the Diaspora. As for the author, his power of grasping and pre-senting the broad aspects of general Jewish history and his lifelong, painstaking labors in the particular field of Russian- Jewish history fit him in singular measure to cope with the task to which this work is dedicated. In what follows I merely wish to render account of the English translation and of the form of the original which it has endeavored to reproduce. The translation is based upon a work in Russian which was especially prepared by Mr. Dubnow for THE JEWISH PUBLICA-TION SOCIETY OF AMERICA. Those acquainted with modern Jew-ish literature in the Russian language know that the author of our book has treated the same subject in his general his-tory of the Jewish people, in three volumes, and in a num-ber of special studies published by him in the periodical Yevreyskaya Starina (“ Jewish Antiquity”). Upon this  C h a p t e r Home  | T O C For use on stand- alone, non- institutional computers only. To purchase Scholar PDF version with advanced functionality, go to www. publishersrow. com

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