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Author Michels, Tony.

Title A fire in their hearts : Yiddish socialists in New York / Tony Michels.

Imprint Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2005.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  335.0097471 M582f 2005    ---  Available
Description viii, 335 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references p. ([261]-315) and index.
Contents Coming to shore: Russian radicals discover the Jewish working class in New York -- Speaking to "Moyshe": socialists create a Yiddish public culture -- The politics of Yidishe Kultur: Chaim Zhitlovsky and the challenge of Jewish nationalism -- Purely secular, throughly Jewish: the Arbeter Ring and Yiddish education -- "We sought a home for our souls": the communist gamble.
Subject Jewish socialists -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 19th century.
Jewish socialists -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 20th century.
Immigrants -- New York (State) -- New York -- Political activity.
Yiddish language -- Social aspects -- New York (State) -- New York.
Jews, East European -- New York (State) -- New York -- History.
Working class Jews -- New York (State) -- New York -- History.
Labor movement -- New York (State) -- New York -- History.
New York (N.Y.) -- Ethnic relations.
ISBN 067401913X (alk. paper)
9780674019133 (alk. paper)
Standard No. YDXCP 2220463
NZ1 9601610

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