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The impact of emancipation on a traditional Jewish population
largely untouched by secular culture.
a u fm a n
, M
e n a h em
Ambiguous partnership: non-Zionists and Zionists in
America, 1939-1948 .
Detroit: Wayne State University Press/Magnes
Press, 1991. 418 p.
How non-Zionist organizations were influenced by changing at­
titudes in American government and society toward Zionism.
a n g m u ir
, G
av in
Toward a definition of antisemitism.
Berkeley, CA:
University of California Press, 1991. 417 p.
e v in e
, H
i l l e l
Economic origins of anti-semitism: Poland and its Jews in
the early modern period.
New Haven, CT: Yale University Press,
1991. 271 p.
Levine traces the position of Jews in Poland from the end of
the 16th century to the demise of the Polish state in 1795.
in d em a n
, A
l b e r t
The Jew accused: three anti-semitic affairs
Beilis, Frank, 1894-1915 .
New York: Cambridge University Press,
1991. 350 p.
Author explores the nature of modern anti-Semitism and the
ways politicians have used Jew-hatred as a political device.
a c c o b y
, H
ya m
Judas Iscariot and the myth of Jewish evil.
New York:
Free Press, 1992. 213 p.
Maccoby shows how Judas was invented by gospel writers there­
by ingraining in the mind of Christian Europe a perverted image
of the Jew.
a r m u r
, D
o v
The star of return: Judaism after the Holocaust.
New York:
Greenwood Press, 1991. 156 p.
Author notes a shift from an emphasis on halakhah to an em­
phasis on mitzvah as the cohesive force in contemporary Jewish
e n d e s
- F
l o h r
, P
a u l
Dividend passions: Jewish intellectuals and the expe­
rience of modernity.
Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 1991.
449 p.
A collection of essays and articles, some previously unpublished,
written by Mendes-Flohr over the past decade.
e u s n e r
, J
a c o b
Studying classical Judaism: a primer.
Louisville, KY:
Westminster/John Knox, 1991. 208 p.
A study of what we know about the history, literature, and re­
ligion of Judaism in its formative age.
a u l e y
, B
r u c e
F .
From prejudice to persecution: a history of Austrian anti­
Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1992.
460 p.
o lo n s k y
, A
n t o n y
Jews in Old Poland: Jewish communities in the
Polish-Lithuanian commonwealth, 1000-1795.
New York: St. Martin’s
Press, 1991. 300 p.