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 third and concluding volume deals with the reign of Nicholas II., the last of the Romanovs, and also contains the bibliographical apparatus, the maps, the index, and other supplementary material.

8 THE JEWS IN RUSSIA AND POLAND to participate in the legislative acts of the Government. This first timid request for constitutional rights met with a harsh and clumsy rebuff. In his reply to the deputation represent-ing the nobility, the Zemstvos, and the municipalities, which appeared in the Winter Palace on January 17, 1895, to con-vey to him the greetings of the Russian people, the Tzar made the following pronouncement: In several Zemstvo assemblies there have been heard lately the voices of men carried away by preposterous delusions concern-ing the participation of the representatives of the Zemstvos in the affairs of the inner administration. Let everybody know that I shall guard the principle of autocracy as firmly and uncom-promisingly as it was guarded by my never- to- be- forgotten de-ceased parent. This veiled threat was enough to intimidate the faint- heart-ed constitutionalists. It was universally felt that the autocratic régime was still firmly entrenched and that the old constitu-tion of “ enforced safety” 1— this charter of privileges be-stowed upon the police to the disadvantage of the people— was still unshaken. The hope of seeing Russia transformed from a state based upon brute force into a body politic rest-ing upon law and order was dashed to the ground. The Jews, too, were quick to realize that the war which had been waged against them by Alexander III. for fourteen long years was far from being at an end. True, the addresses of welcome presented in 1895 by the Jewish communities of Rus-sia to the young Tzar on the occasion of his marriage elicited an official expression of thanks, which was not marred by any rebuke for harboring “ preposterous delusions.” But this was purely for the reason that these addresses were not tainted [ 1 See vol. II, p. 246.]   C h a p t e r Home  | T O C  | I n d e x For use on stand- alone, non- institutional computers only. To purchase Scholar PDF version with advanced functionality, go to www. publishersrow. com

History of the Jews in Russia and Poland, Vol. 3: From the Accession of Nicholas II until 1916. Bibliography and Index.


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Front MatterTitle PageCopyright PageNOTECONTENTSTHE ACCESSION OF NICHOLAS II. 1. CONTINUED POLICY OF OPPRESSION2. THE MARTYRDOM OF THE MOSCOW COMMUNITY3. RESTRICTIONS IN THE RIGHT OF RESIDENCE4. THE ECONOMIC COLLAPSE OF RUSSIAN JEWRY5. PROFESSIONAL AND EDUCATIONAL RESTRICTIONS6. ANTI-SEMITIC PROPAGANDA AND POGROMSTHE NATIONAL AWAKENING 1. THE RISE OF POLITICAL ZIONISM2. SPIRITUAL ZIONISM, OR AHAD-HA‘AMISM3. SPIRITUAL NATIONALISM, OR NATIONAL-CULTURAL AUTONOMISM4. THE JEWISH SOCIALISTIC MOVEMENT5. THE REVIVAL OF JEWISH LETTERSTHE KISHINEV MASSACRE 1. POGROMS AS A COUNTER-REVOLUTIONARY MEASURE2. THE ORGANIZED KISHINEV BUTCHERY3. ECHOES OF THE KISHINEV TRAGEDY4. DOCTOR HERZL'S VISIT TO RUSSIACONTINUED POGROMS AND THE RUSSO-JAPANESE WAR 1. THE POGROM AT HOMEL AND THE JEWISH SELF-DEFENCE2. THE KISHINEV MASSACRE AT THE BAR OF RUSSIAN JUSTICE3. THE JEWS IN THE RUSSO-JAPANESE WAR4. THE “POLITICAL SPRING”5. THE HOMEL POGROM BEFORE THE RUSSIAN COURTSTHE REVOLUTION OF 1905 AND THE FIGHT FOR EMANCIPATION 1. THE JEWS IN THE REVOLUTIONARY MOVEMENT2. THE STRUGGLE FOR EQUAL RIGHTS3. THE “BLACK HUNDRED” AND THE “PATRIOTIC” POGROMS4. THE JEWISH FRANCHISETHE COUNTER-REVOLUTION AND THE OCTOBER MASSACRES 1. THE FIENDISH DESIGNS OF THE “BLACK HUNDRED”2. THE RUSSIAN ST. BARTHOLOMEW NIGHT3. THE UNDAUNTED STRUGGLE FOR EQUAL RIGHTS4. THE JEWISH QUESTION BEFORE THE FIRST DUMA5. THE SPREAD OF ANARCHY AND THE SECOND DUMAEXTERNAL OPPRESSION AND INTERNAL CONSOLIDATION 1. THE NEW ALIGNMENTS WITHIN RUSSIAN JEWRY2. THE TRIUMPH OF THE “BLACK HUNDRED”3. THE THIRD, OR BLACK, DUMA4. NEW JEWISH DISABILITIES5. THE SPIRITUAL REVIVAL OF RUSSIAN JEWRYRUSSIAN JEWRY SINCE 1911BIBLIOGRAPHYINDEX
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