JWST 235 - Inside the Pale: East European Jewry: 1772-1939
Next Offered: 2010-2011
Semester Offered: f
Credits (Range): 3 Hours
Attribute: 3SS, CD, WR
Explores the social, cultural and political history of what was the world’s largest Jewish population, and the explosive creativity which was its mark. Topics include religious and political movements (Haskalah/ enlightenment; Hasidism; Mitnagdism; Musar; forms of Zionism and other kinds of Jewish nationalism; Jewish socialism and secularism); government policy and Jewish responses; the birth of modern Hebrew and Yiddish literature; Jewish music and cinema; demographic and economic change; Jew-hatred and Jewish responses, from 1772 - to the eve of World War II. Enrollment Limit: 40.
Instructor: Ms. Magnus
Prerequisites & Notes
Cross List Information
This course is cross-referenced with HIST 235.
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