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dc.contributor.authorSrebrnik, Henry Felix
dc.date.issued2010-08-01
dc.date.submitted2018-01-06 23:55
dc.date.submitted2017-12-01 23:55:55
dc.date.submitted2020-03-27 03:00:26
dc.date.submitted2020-04-01T13:18:08Z
dc.identifier641419
dc.identifierOCN: 769190216
dc.identifierhttp://library.oapen.org/handle/20.500.12657/30923
dc.description.abstractThe American Jewish Communist movement played a major role in the politics of Jewish communities in cities such as Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, and Philadelphia, as well as in many other centers, between the 1920s and the 1950s. Making extensive use of Yiddish-language books, newspapers, periodicals, pamphlets, and other materials, Dreams of Nationhood traces the ideological and material support provided to the Jewish Autonomous Region of Birobidzhan, located in the far east of the Soviet Union, by two American Jewish Communist-led organizations, the ICOR and the American Birobidzhan Committee. By providing a detailed historical examination of the political work of these two groups, the book makes a substantial contribution to our understanding of twentieth century Jewish life in the United States.
dc.languageEnglish
dc.relation.ispartofseriesJewish Identities in Post-Modern Society
dc.rightsopen access
dc.subject.otherHistory
dc.subject.otherHistory
dc.subject.otherBirobidzhan
dc.subject.otherJews
dc.subject.otherJudaism
dc.subject.otherNew York (state)
dc.subject.otherOrganization for Jewish Colonization in Russia
dc.subject.otherSoviet Union
dc.titleDreams of Nationhood
dc.title.alternativeAmerican Jewish Communists and the Soviet Birobidzhan Project, 1924-1951
dc.typebook
oapen.identifier.doi10.2307/j.ctt1zxsj1m
oapen.relation.isPublishedBy916d7e2c-12bc-4e24-952a-3523fb7b82a0
oapen.relation.isFundedByKnowledge Unlatched
oapen.relation.isFundedByb818ba9d-2dd9-4fd7-a364-7f305aef7ee9
oapen.relation.isbn9781618116871;9781618119278
oapen.collectionKnowledge Unlatched (KU)
oapen.place.publicationBoston, MA
oapen.grant.number101813
oapen.grant.programKU Open Services
dc.number101813
dc.relationisFundedByb818ba9d-2dd9-4fd7-a364-7f305aef7ee9


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