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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 second volume treats of the history of Russian Jewry from the death of Alexander I (1825) until the death of Alexander III (1894).

TRANSLATOR’S PREFACE It was originally proposed to give the history of Russian Jewry after 1825 — the year with which the first volume con-cludes — in a single volume. This, however, would have re-sulted in producing a volume of unwieldy dimensions, entirely out of proportion to the one preceding it. It has, therefore, become imperative to divide Dubnow’s work into three, in-stead of into two, volumes. The second volume, which is here-with offered to the public, treats of the history of Russian Jewry from the death of Alexander I. ( 1825) until the death of Alexander III. ( 1894). The third and concluding volume will deal with the reign of Nicholas II., the last of the Romanovs, and will also contain the bibliographical apparatus, the maps, the index, and other supplementary material. This division will undoubtedly recommend itself to the reader. The next volume is partly in type, and will follow as soon as circum-stances permit. Of the three reigns described in the present volume, that of Alexander III., though by far the briefest, is treated at con-siderably greater length than the others. The reason for it is not far to seek. The events which occurred during the four-teen years of his reign laid their indelible impress upon Rus-sian Jewry, and they have had a determining influence upon the growth and development of American Israel. The account of Alexander III.’ s reign is introduced in the Russian original by a general characterization of the anti- Jewish policies of Russian Tzardom. Owing to the re- arrangement of the mate-  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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