Prophecy and Politics: Socialism, Nationalism, and the Russian Jews, 1862-1917
In the period from 1881 to 1917 socialist movements flourished in every major centre of Russian Jewish life, but, despite common foundations, there was often profound and bitter disagreement between them. This book describes the formation and evolution of these movements, which were at once united by a powerful vision and sundered by the contradictions of practical politics.
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Part 1 The preparty stage
Moses Hess and Aron Liberman
The RussianJewish crisis 18811882
Part II The party ideologies until 1907
7 Ber Borochov and Marxist Zionism 19031907
Ideology and émigré realities
RussianJewish youth in Palestine 19041914
The socialists in AmericanJewish politics 18971918
The American Jewish Congress and Russian Jewry 19151919
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