The Jewish Community: Its History and...

This is the first volume of the work that is centered on the European Jewish community of the Middle Ages and early modern times. The author offers a comprehensive historical and sociological analysis of the Jewish communal evolution during the Emancipation era.

It is with real pleasure that I take this occasion to ex-press my gratitude to those who made possible the early completion of this book. During the final revision of the manuscript I have had the assistance of my pupil Mr. Herbert F. Hahn, who has verified numerous entries and carefully read all proofs. My wife has compiled the bibliog-raphy from the scattered references in text and notes and has been of constant assistance throughout the preparation of this work. My secretary, Miss Miriam Antler, has taken excellent care of all technical details and has also assisted me in the various stages of writing and proof reading. All three of them have also intensively collaborated with me in the arduous compilation of the Index. Mr. Herbert Solow proved extremely helpful in the editorial revision of the manuscript, while Dr. Solomon Grayzel and Mr. Maurice Jacobs have competently steered its course through the press. I am also grateful to Prof. Alexander Marx for a few suggestions given me after he had read two of the early chapters. These expressions of gratitude, of course, do not involve any delegation of responsibility. S. W. B. Yifat Shalom Canaan, Conn. May 6, 1942 PREFACE ix   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

The Jewish Community: Its History and Structure to the American Revolution. Vol. I.


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