Writing a Modern Jewish History: Essays in Honor of Salo W. Baron. Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett.

Writing a Modern Jewish History: Essays in Honor of Salo W. Baron.

New York: The Jewish Museum, New York, under the auspices of the Jewish Theological Seminary, by Yale University Press, New Haven, 2006. First Edition. Hardbound. Royal octavo in dust jacket, viii, 129 pp., b/w illustrations and photos, notes, index. Very Good. Item #50299
ISBN: 9780300106770

Foreword by Joan Rosenbaum. Poems by Robert Pinsky. Introduction by Kirshenblatt-Gimblett. Articles are "Salo W. Baron and the Writing of Modern Jewish History: Speculations in Honor of His Centennial," Arthur Herzberg, "'Facing the New World': What Portraits of Early American Jews Reveal and What They Obscure," Jonathan D. Sarna, "The Moral Sublime: Jewish Women and Philanthropy in Nineteenth-Century America," Kirshenblatt-Gimblett, "Jews of the Amazon: Voices from the Earthly Paradise," Ariel Segal, "Meyer Schapiro's Jewish Unconscious," Donald Kuspit, "The Myth of Europe in America's Judaism," Susannah Heschel.

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