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Suggestions for Further Reading general The following readings are helpful for understanding a number of the central concepts and movements associated with diaspora nationalism. Bartal, Israel. “Autonomie, autonomisme, diasporisme.” In Les juifs et le XXe siècle: dictionnaire critique, edited by Élie Barnavi and Saul Friedländer, 36–46. Paris: Calmann-Lévy, 2000. ———. “From Corporation to Nation: Jewish Autonomy in Eastern Europe. 1772–1881.” Jahrbuch des Simon-Dubnow-Instituts/Simon Dubnow Institute Yearbook 5 (2006): 17–31. Fishman, David E. The Rise of Modern Yiddish Culture. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2005. Frankel, Jonathan. Prophecy and Politics: Socialism, Nationalism, and the Russian Jews, 1862–1917. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1981. Goldsmith, Emanuel S. Architects of Yiddishism at the Beginning of the Twentieth Century: A Study in Jewish Cultural History. Rutherford, NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 1976. Goren, Arthur A. The Politics and Public Culture of American Jews. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1999. Janowsky, Oscar Isaiah. The Jews and Minority Rights (1898–1919). New York: AMS, 1966. Moss, Kenneth B. Jewish Renaissance in the Russian Revolution. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2009. Pianko, Noam. Zionism and the Roads Not Taken: Rawidowicz, Kaplan, Kohn. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2010. Smith, Anthony. “Zionism and Diaspora Nationalism.” Israel Affairs 2, no. 2 (1995): 1–19. Veidlinger, Jeffrey. Jewish Public Culture in the Late Russian Empire. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2009. Wistrich, Robert S. The Jews of Vienna in the Age of Franz Joseph. Oxford: Oxford University Press for the Littman Library, 1989. part i. from haskala to national renaissance Perets Smolenskin Barzilay, Isaac E. “Smolenskin’s Polemic against Mendelssohn in Historical Perspective.” Proceedings of the American Academy for Jewish Research 53 (January 1986): 11–48. Feiner, Shmuel. Haskalah and History: The Emergence of a Modern Jewish Historical Consciousness. Oxford: Littman Library of Jewish Civilization, 2002. Freundlich, Charles H. Peretz Smolenskin, His Life and Thought: A Study of the Renascence of Jewish Nationalism. New York: Bloch, 1965. Meyer, Michael A. Response to Modernity: A History of the Reform Movement in Judaism. New York: Oxford University Press, 1988. 234 | Su g g e s t i o n s f o r F u r t h e r R e a d i n g Smolenskin, Perets Ben Moshe. Ma’amarim. 4 vols. Jerusalem: Hotsa’at Keren Smolenskin, 1925–26. This collection of Smolenskin’s key essays includes introductory essays by Joseph Klausner and Ben Zion Dinur (Dinaburg). See also, in the general section above: Frankel, Prophecy and Politics; Wistrich, The Jews of Vienna in the Age of Franz Joseph. Simon Dubnov Doubnov [Dubnov], Simon. Lettres sur le judaïsme ancien et nouveau. Translated and edited by Renée Poznanski. Paris: Cerf, 1989. See especially Poznanski’s introduction, “S. Doubnov, l’homme et son époque,” 11–70. Dubnov, S. M. The Demands of the Jews. Philadelphia: Jewish Publication Society, 1917. This is a translation made for American audiences of Dubnov’s Russian pamphlet, Chego khotiat evrei (Petrograd: Muravei, 1917), written after the tsar’s abdication. Dubnow [Dubnov], Simon. Nationalism and History: Essays on Old and New Judaism. Edited by Koppel S. Pinson. Philadelphia: Jewish Publication Society of America, 1958. This English translation of Dubnov’s “Letters” was made from the abbreviated and considerably edited Hebrew edition of 1937. Nevertheless, it provides the best guide in English to Dubnov’s political philosophy. Hilbrenner, Anke. Diaspora-Nationalismus: Zur Geschichtskonstruktion Simon Dubnows. Göttingen, Germany: Vandenhoeck and Ruprecht, 2007. Kel’ner, Viktor Efimovich. Missioner Istorii: Zhizn’ i trudy Semena Markovicha Dubnova. St. Petersburg: Mir, 2008. Kochan, Lionel. The Jew and His History. New York: Schocken, 1977. Nathans, Benjamin. “On Russian-Jewish Historiography.” In Historiography of Imperial Russia: The Profession and Writing of History in a Multinational State, edited by Thomas Sanders, 397–432. Armonk, NY: M. E. Sharpe, 1999. See also, in the general section above: Fishman, The Rise of Modern Yiddish Culture; Janowsky, The Jews and Minority Rights; Veidlinger, Jewish Public Culture in the Late Russian Empire. Nathan Birnbaum Fishman, Joshua A. Ideology, Society and Language: The Odyssey of Nathan Birnbaum. Ann Arbor, MI: Karoma, 1987. The appendix to this volume includes translations of fifteen essays by Birnbaum. Olson, Jess. “The Late Zionism of Nathan Birnbaum: The Herzl Controversy Reconsidered.” AJS Review 31, no. 2 (2007): 241–76. ———. Nathan Birnbaum and Jewish Modernity: Architect of Zionism, Yiddishism, and Orthodoxy. Stanford: Stanford University Press, forthcoming 2012. Rechter, David. “A Nationalism of Small Things: Jewish Autonomy in Late Habsburg Austria.” Leo Baeck Institute Yearbook 52 (2007): 87–109. Rozenblit...


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  • Jewish nationalism -- History.
  • Jews -- Identity
  • Jewish nationalism -- Europe -- History.
  • Zionism.
  • Judaism and politics.
  • Socialism and Judaism.
  • Jews -- United States -- Identity.
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