A Time for Building: The Third Migration, 1880-1920

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JHU Press, May 1, 1995 - History - 344 pages
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Volume III: A Time for Building.

The years between 1880 and 1920 marked the third great migration of Jews tothe U.S.—including more than two million from the Russian empire, Austria-Hungary, and Rumania. A Time for Building describes the experiences of Jews who stayed in the large cities of the Northeast and Midwest as well as those who moved to smaller towns in the deep South and the West.

 

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Contents

Prologue
1
Chapter
12
Chapter
38
Chapter Three
69
Chapter Four
109
Mobility and Community beyond New York
136
Chapter
170
Chapter Seven
191
Chapter Eight
219
Epilogue
236
Notes
243
Bibliographical Essay
279
Illustrations follow page 124
289
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About the author (1995)

Eli Faber is professor of history and Dean of Undergraduate Studies at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice of The City University of New York. Hasia Diner is professor of American studies at the University of Maryland, College Park. Gerald Sorin is chairman of the Department of History and Director of Jewish Studies at the State University of New York, New Paltz. Henry L. Feingold is professor of history at Baruch College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. Edward S. Shapiro is professor of history at Seton Hall University.

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