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The Jews of the United States, 1654 to 2000 [electronic resource] / Hasia R. Diner.

By: Diner, Hasia R.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Jewish communities in the modern world: 4.Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, c2004Description: 1 online resource (x, 437 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780520939929 (electronic bk.); 0520939921 (electronic bk.); 0520227735 (cloth : alk. paper); 9780520227736 (cloth : alk. paper); 1597346950 (electronic bk. : Adobe Reader); 9781597346955 (electronic bk. : Adobe Reader); 1417545089; 9781417545087; 1282358561; 9781282358560.Subject(s): Jews -- United States -- History | United States -- Ethnic relations | HISTORY -- State & Local -- General | Electronic books | Juden | USA | Geschichte 1654-2000 | Electronic booksGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Online-Publikation.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Jews of the United States, 1654 to 2000.DDC classification: 973/.04924 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
American Jewish origins : 1654-1776 -- Becoming American : 1776-1820 -- A century of migration : 1820-1924 -- A century of Jewish life in America : 1820-1924 -- A century of Jewish politics : 1829-1920 -- At home and beyond : 1924-1948 -- A golden age? : 1948-1967 -- In search of continuity : 1967-2000.
Summary: Since Peter Stuyvesant greeted with enmity the first group of Jews to arrive on the docks of New Amsterdam in 1654, Jews have entwined their fate and fortunes with that of the United States--a project marked by great struggle and great promise. What this interconnected destiny has meant for American Jews and how it has defined their experience among the world's Jews is fully chronicled in this work, a comprehensive and finely nuanced history of Jews in the United States from 1654 through the end of the past century. Hasia R. Diner traces Jewish participation in American history--from the communi
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 395-407) and index.

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American Jewish origins : 1654-1776 -- Becoming American : 1776-1820 -- A century of migration : 1820-1924 -- A century of Jewish life in America : 1820-1924 -- A century of Jewish politics : 1829-1920 -- At home and beyond : 1924-1948 -- A golden age? : 1948-1967 -- In search of continuity : 1967-2000.

Since Peter Stuyvesant greeted with enmity the first group of Jews to arrive on the docks of New Amsterdam in 1654, Jews have entwined their fate and fortunes with that of the United States--a project marked by great struggle and great promise. What this interconnected destiny has meant for American Jews and how it has defined their experience among the world's Jews is fully chronicled in this work, a comprehensive and finely nuanced history of Jews in the United States from 1654 through the end of the past century. Hasia R. Diner traces Jewish participation in American history--from the communi

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The Jews of the United States, 1654 to 2000 by Diner, Hasia R. ©2004
The Jews of the United States, 1654 to 2000 by Diner, Hasia R. ©2004
The Jews of the United States, 1654 to 2000 by Diner, Hasia R. ©2004
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