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"An engaging and thought-provoking analysis, ... a pioneering foray into a new field of study, 'Jews and Empires in History.'" --Slavic Review

On the eve of the 20th century, Jews in the Russian and Ottoman empires were caught up in the major cultural and social transformations that constituted modernity for Ashkenazi and Sephardi Jewries. What did it mean to be Jewish and
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Paperback, 328 pages
Published October 1st 2006 by Indiana University Press (first published December 1st 2003)
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