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.

THE ACCESSION OF NICHOLAS II. 23 reform, which bade fair to wipe out an ugly stain on the es-cutcheon of the Jewish people— the liquor traffic bequeathed to the Jews by ancient Poland. Known as the most sober peo-ple on earth, the Jews had been placed in the tragic position that thousands of them, in their search for a piece of bread, were forced to serve as a medium for promoting the pernicious Russian drunkenness. The memory of the days when the Jew-ish saloon was the breeding- place of pogroms, in which the Russian peasants and burghers filled themselves with Jewish alcohol to fortify themselves in their infamous work of demol-ishing the homes of the Jews, was still fresh in their minds. Cheerfully would the Jewish people have yielded its monop-oly of the liquor trade to the Russian bar- room keepers and to the Russian Government who seemed genuinely attracted to-ward it, had it only been allowed to pursue other methods of earning a livelihood. But in closing the avenue of the liquor traffic to two hundred thousand Jews, the Government did not even think of removing the special restrictions which barred their way to other lines of endeavor. Having been robbed of the scanty livelihood they derived from their country inns, thousands of rural victims of the state monopoly flocked into the cities, only to clash with a host of urban victims of the same reform who had also been deprived of their means of suste-nance. The growth of the proletariat within the Pale of Settle-ment, both in business and in the trades, assumed appalling proportions. The observers of economic life in the Pale, such as the well- known Russian economist Subbotin and others, called attention to the frightful increase of pauperism in that region. Between 1894 and 1898 the number of Jewish fami-lies in need of assistance increased twenty- seven per cent, as compared with former years. In 1897, the number of Jews   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-HAAMISM3. 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 SPRING5. 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 HUNDRED2. 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 HUNDRED3. THE THIRD, OR BLACK, DUMA4. NEW JEWISH DISABILITIES5. THE SPIRITUAL REVIVAL OF RUSSIAN JEWRYRUSSIAN JEWRY SINCE 1911BIBLIOGRAPHYINDEX
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