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The Resource Jewish identities in postcommunist Russia and Ukraine : an uncertain ethnicity, Zvi Gitelman

Jewish identities in postcommunist Russia and Ukraine : an uncertain ethnicity, Zvi Gitelman

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Jewish identities in postcommunist Russia and Ukraine : an uncertain ethnicity
Title
Jewish identities in postcommunist Russia and Ukraine
Title remainder
an uncertain ethnicity
Statement of responsibility
Zvi Gitelman
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • "This book examines in depth post-Soviet Jews' attitudes toward religion, intermarriage, emigration, anti-Semitism and rebuilding Jewish life"--
  • "Things did not turn out as they were supposed to. Ethnic groups were supposed to disappear. Marxists, western liberals and social scientists agreed on that for different reasons. For Marxists, the inevitable demise of capitalism would do it. Others banked on economic development and "modernization" to rendered ethnicity and other "traditional" categories irrelevant. Many intellectuals and statesmen believed that the era of ethnicity and nationalism, which had brought such violence and bloodshed to the mankind, would soon be superseded by a rational and scientific temper in the world. After the Second World War nationalism had been sufficiently discredited so that all expressions of ethnicity would be looked at askance. Yet, ethnicity persists and is one of the fundamental cleavages in many European, Asian and African societies, as well in parts of the Americas. As the example of Yugoslavia shows, national or ethnic hatreds can still be the basis for wars, the dismemberment of states, and the killing of one's neighbors, even in a region which suffered so much from ethnic wars just half a century earlier. After discussing ethnicity, we shall return to its predicted demise and why it has persisted"--
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Gitelman, Zvi Y
Dewey number
305.892/4047
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
DS134.86
LC item number
.G58 2012eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jews
  • Jews
  • Jews
  • Jews
  • Jews
  • Jews
  • Jews
  • Jews
  • Jews
  • Jews
  • Russia
  • Ukraine
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Ethnic relations
  • Jews
  • Jews
  • Jews
  • Russia
  • Ukraine
Label
Jewish identities in postcommunist Russia and Ukraine : an uncertain ethnicity, Zvi Gitelman
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- 1. Ethnicity and identity -- 2. The evolution of Jewish identities -- 3. Soviet policies and the Jewish nationality -- 4. Constructing Jewishness in Russia and Ukraine -- 5. Judaism and Jewishness: religion and ethnicity in Russia and Ukraine -- 6. Becoming Soviet Jews: friendship patterns -- 7. Acting Jewish: Jewsih collectivities or communities -- 8. Anti-semitism and Jewish identity -- 9. Identity, Israel, and immigration -- 10. Ethnicity and marriage -- 11. Polities, affect, affiliation, and alienation -- Conclusion
Control code
815969335
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 372 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781139776745
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)815969335
Label
Jewish identities in postcommunist Russia and Ukraine : an uncertain ethnicity, Zvi Gitelman
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- 1. Ethnicity and identity -- 2. The evolution of Jewish identities -- 3. Soviet policies and the Jewish nationality -- 4. Constructing Jewishness in Russia and Ukraine -- 5. Judaism and Jewishness: religion and ethnicity in Russia and Ukraine -- 6. Becoming Soviet Jews: friendship patterns -- 7. Acting Jewish: Jewsih collectivities or communities -- 8. Anti-semitism and Jewish identity -- 9. Identity, Israel, and immigration -- 10. Ethnicity and marriage -- 11. Polities, affect, affiliation, and alienation -- Conclusion
Control code
815969335
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 372 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781139776745
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)815969335

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