The Life and Work of S. M. Dubnov (Hardcover)

Diaspora Nationalism and Jewish History (Modern Jewish Experience)

By Sophie Dubnov-Erlich

Indiana University Press, 9780253318367, 300pp.

Publication Date: January 22, 1991

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Description

" . . . a welcome and unusual glimpse of the private side of one of East European Jewry's most influential public figures." --American Historical Review

" . . . an absorbing introduction to one of the truly original thinkers in modern Jewish history." --Heritage Southwest Jewish Press

"For a complete picture of the Polish/Russian world of the twentieth century, this book should be required reading." --AJL Newsletter

This is a memoir and biography by an extraordinary woman about her father, a pioneer in the field of Jewish history as well as a leading political activist among East European Jews during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The book chronicles Dubnov's personal, professional, and ideological development during a period of intense change for the Jews of the Russian Empire, from the Haskalah to the first years of World War II.