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L e a r s i , R u f u s .
The Jews in America, a History. Cleveland, World, 1954. 382 p.
O . P .
M a r c u s , J a c o b R a d e r .
American Jewry. Documents, Eighteenth Century.
Cincinnati, Hebrew Union College Press, 1959 (available from KTAV).
492 p. $8.95.
Almost 200 previously unpublished documents with introductions,
notes in text, and index.
J a n o w s k y , O s c a r
I., ed. The American Jew: A Reappraisal. Philadelphia,
Jewish Publication Society of America, 1967. 468 p. $6.00.
Emphasizes the Jewish community and its institutions in its thirteen
major chapters. Notes, bibliographies, index.
R o b i n s o n , J a c o b
and
P h i l i p F r ie d m a n .
Guide to Jewish History Under Nazi
Impact. New York, YIVO, 1960. 425 p. $15.00.
A bibliographic guide including references to archival and other sources.
R o s e n b l o o m , J o s e p h R .
A Biographical Dictionary of Early American Jews,
Colonial Times through 1800. Lexington, University of Kentucky Press,
1960. 175 p. $10.00.
Who’s Who In World Jewry; A Biographical Dictionary of Outstanding Jews.
Edited by Harry Schneiderman and I. J. Carmin Karpman. New York,
Who’s Who in World Jewry, Inc., 1965. 1087 p. $37.50.
Who’s Who Israel, 1968. Tel-Aviv, Bronfman-Cohen, 1968. 884 p. $17.50.
A who’s who of people and descriptions of government agencies, private
institutions and enterprises; the non-personal section is indexed.
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LITERATURE
W a x m a n , M e y e r .
A History of Jewish Literature. Revised and enlarged ed.
New York, Yoseloff. 1960. 5 vols. (in 6). $40.00.
A comprehensive history of Jewish literature in Hebrew, Yiddish,
English, and other languages.
Z in b e r g , I s r a e l .
Di Geshikhte fun der Literatur bay Yidn. Wilna, “Tomar,”
1929-1937. 8 (in 10) vols. o. p. and volume 9, New York, CYCO, 1966.
$6.00.
The best history of Jewish literature. There is an up-dated translation
into Hebrew: Toledot Sifrut Yisra’el (Tel-Aviv, Sreberk, 1955-1960);
6 vols. $31.80. A similarly up-dated Yiddish edition is in progress
(through vol. 8): Buenos Aires, Asociacion Pro-Cultura Judia, 1964-
1966. Vols. 1-4, 7. $5.00 each; vols. 5, 6, 8, 0. P.
A u s u b e l , N a t h a n . A
Treasury of Jewish Folklore. New York, Crown, 1948.
741 p. $5.95.
A u s u b e l , N a t h a n
and
M a r y n n A u s u b e l . A
Treasury of Jewish Poetry. New
York, Crown, 1957. $2.98.
D a v id s o n , I s r a e l .
Otsar ha־Shirah veha-Piyut. New York, Jewish Theological
Seminary of America, 1924-1933. Reprint: New York, Ktav Publishing
House, 1969. 4 vols. $75.00.
“Thesaurus of Mediaeval Hebrew Poetry.” A list of sources, the first
lines of the poetry in alphabetical order, and an index of poets. The
reprint includes the supplement published in 1938 in the
Hebrew Union
College Annual
and an introduction by J. Schismann.