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).

CONTENTS CHAPTER PAGE XIII. THE MILITARY DESPOTISM  OF NICHOLAS I. 1. Military Service as a Means of De- Judaization . . 13 2. The Recruiting Ukase of 1827 and Juvenile Con-scription . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 3. Military Martyrdom . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 4. The Policy of Expulsions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 5. The Codification of Jewish Disabilities . . . . . . . . 34   6. The Russian Censorship and Conversionist En-deavors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41 XIV. COMPULSORY ENLIGHTENMENT AND INCREASED OPPRES-SION.1. Enlightenment as a Means of Assimilation . . . . . 46 2. Uvarov and Lilienthal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50 3. The Abolition of Jewish Autonomy and Renewed Persecutions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59 4. Intercession of Western European Jewry . . . . . . . 66 5. The Economic Plight of Russian Jewry and Agricultural Experiments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 69 6. The Ritual Murder Trial of Velizh . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 72   7. The Mstislavl Affair . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 84 XV. THE JEWS IN THE KINGDOM OF POLAND.1. Plans of Jewish Emancipation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 88 2. Political Reaction and Literary Anti- Semitism . . 94 3. Assimilationist Tendencies Among the Jews of Poland . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 100   4. The Jews and the Polish Insurrection of 1831 . . 105 XVI. THE INNER LIFE OF RUSSIAN JEWRY DURING THE PERIOD OF MILITARY DESPOTISM.1. The Uncompromising Attitude of Rabbinism . . . . 111 2. The Stagnation of Hasidism . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 116 3. The Russian Mendelssohn ( Isaac Baer Levin-sohn) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 125 4. The Rise of Neo- Hebraic Culture . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 132 5. The Jews and the Russian People. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 138   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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