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Emerging Metropolis : New York Jews in the Age of Immigration, 1840-1920 / Annie Polland, Daniel Soyer.

Author/Creator:
Polland, Annie, author., Author,
Publication:
New York, NY : New York University Press, [2013]
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource
Series:
City of Promises ; 4
Contained In:
De Gruyter University Press Library.
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Language:
In English.
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Mode of access: Internet via World Wide Web.
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Summary:
Describes New York's transformation into a Jewish cityEmerging Metropolis tells the story of New York's emergence as the greatest Jewish city of all time. It explores the Central European and East European Jews' encounter with New York City, tracing immigrants' economic, social, religious, political, and cultural adaptation between 1840 and 1920. This meticulously researched volume shows how Jews wove their ambitions and aspirations-for freedom, security, and material prosperity-into the very fabric and physical landscape of the city.
Contents:
Frontmatter
CONTENTS
FOREWORD
GENERAL EDITOR'S ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
AUTHORS' ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
Introduction: The Emerging Jewish Metropolis
CHAPTER 1. Neighborhood Networks
CHAPTER 2. "Radical Reform": Union through Charity
CHAPTER 3. Moorish Manhattan
CHAPTER 4. Immigrant Citadels: Tenements, Shops, Stores, and Streets
CHAPTER 5. Capital of the Jewish World
CHAPTER 6. Jews at the Polls: Th e Rise of the Jewish Style in New York Politics
CHAPTER 7. Jews and New York Culture
Conclusion: Th e Jewish Metropolis at the End of the Immigrant Era
VISUAL ESSAY. An Introduction to the Visual and Material Culture of New York City Jews, 1840 - 1920
NOTES
BIBLIOGRAPHY
INDEX
ABOUT THE AUTHORS
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Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (publisher's Web site, viewed 08. Jun 2020)
Contributor:
Soyer, Daniel, author., Author,
De Gruyter.
ISBN:
9780814738320
Publisher Number:
10.18574/9780814738320 doi
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Restricted for use by site license.