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The Promised City

New York’s Jews, 1870–1914, Revised Edition

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$39.50 • £31.95 • €35.50

ISBN 9780674715011

Publication Date: 01/01/1977


374 pages

2 maps, 8 line illustrations, 8 halftones


  • I. New World and Old
    • City Unlimited
    • The East European Captivity
    • Torah, Haskala, and Protest
  • II. The Terms of Settlement
    • Urban Economic Frontiers
    • The Lower East Side
    • Germans versus Russians
  • III. Judaism Secularized
    • Voices of Enlightenment
    • The Great Awakening
  • IV. Learning a New Social Ethic
    • Labor’s Dilemma
    • Reform in Full Stride
    • The Political Wilderness
    • Dawn of a New Era
  • Epilogue
  • Appendix
  • Bibliographical Note
  • Notes
  • Index

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