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The Jews of Eastern Europe, 1772-1881
In the nineteenth century, the largest Jewish community the modern world had known lived in hundreds of towns and shtetls in the territory between the Prussian border of Poland and the Ukrainian coast of the Black Sea. The period had started with the partition of Poland and the absorption of its territories into the Russian and Austro-Hungarian empires; it would end with ...more
Paperback, 203 pages
Published August 16th 2006 by University of Pennsylvania Press
(first published September 1st 2005)
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I tad dry in places but a solid conclusion. I don't have much to compare it to, this being the first time taking a class centered in Eastern Europe, so as a historical argument I don't know how to judge its strengths or weakness.