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.

22 THE JEWS IN RUSSIA AND POLAND who had the misfortune of having their names entered upon the records of Irkutsk. Human beings were shuffled like a pack of cards. This revolting practice of the Siberian authorities, which had begun at the end of the preceding reign, was sus-tained by the Senate in a decision handed down in 1897. 4. THE ECONOMIC COLLAPSE OF RUSSIAN JEWRY The result of all these persecutions was the complete eco-nomic collapse of Russian Jewry. Speaking generally, the eco-nomic structure of the Russian Jews experienced violent up-heavals during the first years of Nicholas II.’ s reign. The range of Jewish economic endeavor, circumscribed though it was, was narrowed more and more. In 1894, the law placing the liq-uor trade under Government control was put into effect by Witte, the Minister of Finance. Catering to the prejudices of the ruling spheres of Russia, Witte had already endeavored to convince Alexander III. that the liquor state monopoly would have the effect of completely undermining “ Jewish ex-ploitation,” the latter being primarily bound up with the sale of liquor in the towns and villages. In view of this, the mo-nopoly was introduced with particular zeal in the western governments, where a little later, in the course of 1896– 1898, during the reign of Nicholas II., all private pot- houses were replaced by official liquor stores, the so- called “ imperial bar-rooms.” In consequence of this reform, tens of thousands of Jewish families who had derived their livelihood either direct-ly from the liquor trade, or indirectly from occupations con-nected with it, such as the keeping of inns and hostelries, were deprived of their means of subsistence. It goes without saying that, as far as the moral aspect of the problem was concerned, the best elements of Russian Jewry welcomed this   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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