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Author Wasserstein, Bernard.
Title On the eve [electronic resource] : the Jews of Europe before the Second World War / Bernard Wasserstein.
Published New York : Simon & Schuster, c2012.
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LOCATION CALL # STATUS
 Electronic Book  DS135.E83 W36 2012eb    ONLINE
  
Edition 1st ed.
Description 1 online resource (xxi, 552 p.) : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [461]-520 and index.
Contents The melting glacier -- The Christian problem -- Grandees and grandstanders -- From shtetl to shtot -- New Jerusalems -- Holy men -- Unholy women -- Luftmenshn -- Non-Jewish Jews -- The linguistic matrix -- The power of the word -- A people of many books -- Masques of modernity -- Youth -- Utopias -- In the cage, trying to get out -- Camping -- On the eve -- Existential crisis -- Epilogue: Fates known and unknown.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Jews -- Europe -- History -- 20th century.
Jews -- Europe -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
Jews -- Persecutions -- Europe -- History -- 20th century.
Antisemitism -- Europe -- History -- 20th century.
Nineteen thirties.
Nineteen twenties.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Causes.
Related To Print version: Wasserstein, Bernard. On the eve. New York : Simon & Schuster, c2012. 9781416594277 1416594272 9781416594284 1416594280 9781439101698 1439101698 (DLC) 2011020529
ISBN 1847653456 (electronic bk.)
9781847653451 (electronic bk.)
9781416594277 (hardcover)
1416594272 (hardcover)
9781416594284 (pbk.)
1416594280 (pbk.)
9781439101698 (ebook)
1439101698 (ebook)