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K o b e r , A d o l f .
Cologne; tr. from the German by Solomon Grayzel. Philadelphia,
Jewish Publication Society, 1940. 412 p. (Jewish communities series).
A
history of the oldest Jewish community in Germany, from the Roman
period to modern times.
L e v i t a t s , I s a a c .
The Jewish community in Russia, 1772-1844. New York,
Columbia University Press, 1943. 300 p. (Columbia University. Studies in
history, economics and public law, no. 505). Concerned with the legal, social
and cultural autonomy of the Jewish community within the Russian state.
N e u m a n , A b r a h a m A a r o n .
The Jews in Spain; their social, political and cultural
life during the middle ages. Philadelphia, Jewish Publication Society of
America, 1942. 2 v. (Morris Loeb series).
A
scholarly study by the President
of Dropsie College for Hebrew and Cognate Learning. Bibliography: p. 353-
370.
O e s t e r l e y , W i l l i a m O s c a r E m i l .
The Jews and Judaism during the Greek
period; the background of Christianity. New York, Macmillan, 1941. x, 307 p.
R o t h , C e c i l .
A history of the Jews in England. New York, Oxford University
Press, 1941. xii, 306 p. A new account based throughout on record material,
from the earliest times through the middle of the 19th century.
---------A history of the Marranos. Philadelphia, Jewish Publication Society,
1941. 424 p. Revised edition.
---------The Jewish contribution to civilization. Cincinnati, Union of American
Hebrew Congregations; New York, Harper, 1940. 420 p. An authoritative
survey of Jewish participation in various fields of human achievement.
S a c h a r , A b r a m L e o n . A
history of the Jews. 2d ed., rev. New York, Knopf,
1940. 397 p.
A
popular history, based upon modern historical research, with
emphasis upon social and economic factors.
S t e i n b e r g , M i l t o n .
The making of the modern Jew. New York, Behrman, 1943.
317 p. Reissue of an edition first published in 1934.
V o g e l s t e i n , H e r m a n n .
Rome; tr. from the German by Moses Hadas. Phila-
delphia, Jewish Publication Society, 1940. 421 p. (Jewish communities series).
A history of the Jews in Rome from classical antiquity to modern times.
C
o n t em po r a r y
P
ro b l em s
C o h e n , J a c o b X e n a b .
Jewish life in South America; a survey study for the
American Jewish Congress. With a foreword by Stephen S. Wise. New York,
Bloch, 1941. 195 p. A series of articles which originally appeared in the
Congress Weekly.
G o r d i s , R o b e r t .
The Jew faces a new world. New York, Behrman, 1941. 333 p.
A comprehensive survey of the major problems of American Jewish life in
terms of the larger problems facing the world today.
G r a e b e r , I sa cqu e , and B r i t t , S t e u a r t H e n d e r s o n , eds. Jews in a gentile
world; the problem o f anti-Semitism [prepared] in cooperation with Miriam
Beard, Jessie Bernard, Leonard Bloom, J. F. Brown, Joseph
W.
Cohen,
Carleton Stevens Coon, Ellis Freeman, Carl J. Friedrich, J. O. Hertzler,
Melville Jacobs, Raymond Kennedy, Samuel Koenig, Jacob Lestchinsky,
Carl Mayer, Ta lcott Parsons, Everett V. Stonequist. N ew York, Macmillan,
1942. x, 436 p. “This is a book in which experts from a number of fields —
sociology, anthropology, psychology, political science, economics, history, and
philosophy — examine the problems of anti-Semitism in a dispassionate,
objective manner.” —
Preface.
J a b o t i n s k y , V l a d i m i r .
The war and the Jew. With a foreword by Pierre van
Paassen and a conclusion by John Henry Patterson. New York, Dial Press,
1943. 252 p. A posthumous volume in which the founder and president of
the New Zionist Organization analyzes the Jewish problem in its relation to
the war and to the post-war world.
J u n g , L e o ,
ed. Judaism in a changing world. New York, Oxford University Press,
1939. x., 294 p. Fourteen contributions by outstanding scholars on various
phases of Jewish life.
M a c i v e r , R o b e r t M o r r i s o n ,
ed. Group relations and group antagonisms; a
series of addresses and discussions. New York, Harper, 1944. ix, 237 p.
(Institute for Religious Studies. Religion and civilization series). Partial
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