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Author Rabinovitch, Simon,
Title Jewish rights, national rites : nationalism and autonomy in late imperial and revolutionary Russia / Simon Rabinovitch.
Imprint Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, 2014.

Author Rabinovitch, Simon,
Series Stanford studies in Jewish history and culture
Stanford studies in Jewish history and culture.
Subject Jewish nationalism -- Russia -- History -- 20th century.
Jews -- Russia -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
Jews -- Civil rights -- Russia -- History -- 20th century.
Jews -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Russia -- History -- 20th century.
Russia -- History -- Nicholas II, 1894-1917.
Description 1 online resource (xiii, 374 pages).
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Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Jewish autonomy imagined and remembered -- Jewish autonomy and Europe's changing legal landscape -- Revolution, nationality politics, and the legal claim to Jewish autonomy, 1905/7 -- Jewish culture and autonomy in reform and retrenchment, 1907/14 -- Jewish refugees, autonomy, and transnational politics in World War I, 1914/17 -- The Jewish autonomist movement and the revolutions of 1917 -- Independent states and unfulfilled expectations -- Conclusion : the fate of Jewish autonomism.
Summary In its full-color poster for elections to the All-Russian Jewish Congress in 1917, the Jewish People's Party depicted a variety of Jews in seeking to enlist the support of the broadest possible segment of Russia's Jewish population. It forsook neither traditional religious and economic life like the Jewish socialist parties, nor life in Europe like the Zionists. It embraced Hebrew, Yiddish, and Russian as fulfilling different roles in Jewish life. It sought the democratization of Jewish communal self-government and the creation of new Russian Jewish national-cultural and governmental instituti.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780804793032 (electronic bk.)
0804793034 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 891589985
Additional Format Print version: Rabinovitch, Simon. Jewish rights, national rites 9780804792493 (DLC) 2014011851 (OCoLC)880237544

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