History of the Jews in Russia...

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 7 of Russian reaction, receiving various colors at various periods, assuming the hue now of economic, now of national and religious, now of bureaucratic oppression. The year 1881 marks the starting-point of this systematic war against the Jews, which has contin-ued until our own days, and is bound to reach a crisis upon the ter-mination of the great world struggle. Concerning the transcription of Slavonic names, the read-er is referred to the explanations given in the preface to the first volume. The foot- notes added by the translator have been placed in square brackets. The poetic quotations by the author have been reproduced in English verse, the transla-tion following both in content and form the original languag-es of the quotations as closely as possible. As in the case of the first volume, a number of editorial changes have become necessary. The material has been re- arranged and the head-ings have been supplied in accordance with the general plan of the work. A number of pages have been added, dealing with the attitude of the American people and Government toward the anti- Jewish persecutions in Russia. These additions will be found on pp. 292– 296, pp. 394– 396, and pp. 408– 410. I am indebted to Dr. Cyrus Adler for his kindness in reading the proof of this part of the work. The dates given in this volume are those of the Russian calendar, except for the cases in which the facts relate to happenings outside of Russia. As in the first volume, the translator has been greatly as-sisted by the Hon. Mayer Sulzberger, who has read the proofs with his usual care and discrimination, and by Professor Al-exander Marx, who has offered a number of valuable sugges-tions. I. F. NEW YORK, February 25, 1918.   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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