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ISBN-13: 9781618118561

16 senior students of yankee Jewish history—among the boys and ladies whose paintings and advocacy have moved their self-discipline into the mainstream of academia—converse at the highbrow and private roads they've got traveled in changing into leaders of their parts of workmanship. via their considerate and candid reminiscences of the demanding situations they confronted in turning into accredited lecturers, they retell the tale of the way the examine of the Jews and Judaism within the usa rose from being lengthy disregarded as an amateurish company unfit of significant attention on the earth of principles to its place this present day as a revered box in communique with all humanities students. additionally they think and chart the course the writing on American Jews will take up the arrival era.

Contributors: Joyce Antler, Dianne Ashton, Mark ok. Bauman, Hasia Diner, Jenna Weissman Joselit, Eli Lederhendler, Deborah sprint Moore, Pamela S. Nadell, Riv–Ellen Prell, Jonathan D. Sarna, Shuly Rubin Schwartz, Gerald Sorin, Beth S. Wenger, Stephen J. Whitfield, Gary Phillip Zola

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