Barricades and banners : the Revolution of 1905 and the transformation of Warsaw Jewry / Scott Ury
- Stanford studies in Jewish history and culture
Stanford studies in Jewish history and culture.
- Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, 
Includes bibliographical references (pages 365-400) and index
This book examines the intersection of urban society and modern politics among Jews in turn of the century Warsaw, Europe's largest Jewish center at the time. By focusing on the tumultuous events surrounding the Revolution of 1905, Barricades and Banners argues that the metropolitanization of Jewish life led to a need for new forms of community and belonging, and that the ensuing search for collective and individual order gave birth to the new institutions, organizations, and practices that would define modern Jewish society and politics for the remainder of the twentieth century. -- Book cover.
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