Accessibly written and enriched by more than 130 illustrations, On Middle Ground reveals that local Jewish life was profoundly shaped by Baltimore's "middleness"--its hybrid identity as a meeting point between North and South, a major industrial center with a legacy of slavery, and a large city with a small-town feel.
Cover Half Title Title Copyright Dedication Contents Acknowledgments Introduction One. Baltimore's First Jews Two. A "City and Mother in Israel" Three. The Great Wave Hits Baltimore Four. Bawlmer Jews: The Interwar Years Five. From Baltimore to Pikesville Epilogue. The Challenges of a New Century Notes Index A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W Y Z.
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.