Item 243617. WHEN JEWS WERE GIS: HOW WORLD WAR II CHANGED A GENERATION AND REMADE AMERICAN JEWRY

WHEN JEWS WERE GIS: HOW WORLD WAR II CHANGED A GENERATION AND REMADE AMERICAN JEWRY

Studies, 1994. Paperback. Item #42109xt

Original Wrappers. 8vo. 26 pages. 23 cm. First edition. No. 4 in the David W. Belin Lecture in American Jewish Affairs series. Presented March 7, 1994. “I am not interested in revising the postwar portrait so much as exploring its dynamics. I also want to examine how it happened that after a devastating world war in which Jews sustained many times more deaths than Americans, American Jews emerged with the resilience and optimism to press their specifically Jewish claims upon the world. ” (Page 1) Deborah Dash Moore is a specialist in the social history of twentieth-century American Jewry. Subjects: Jews -- United States -- History -- 20th century. World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Jewish. Jewish soldiers -- United States. World War, 1939-1945 -- Influence. United States -- Ethnic relations. OCLC lists 30 copies worldwide. Spine rebacked. Address label with previous owner’s name on back cover. Very light shelf wear. Very good + condition. (HOLO2-109-56A).

Price: $100.00

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