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Jazz Age Jews

by Michael Alexander

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Published by Princeton University Press .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • American history: from c 1900 -,
  • Jewish studies,
  • 20th century,
  • Inter-war period, 1918-1939,
  • United States - 20th Century,
  • History,
  • History - U.S.,
  • History: American,
  • USA,
  • American History,
  • History / United States / 20th Century,
  • Religion

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages264
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7758747M
    ISBN 100691116539
    ISBN 109780691116532

    texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection. National Emergency Library. Top American Libraries Canadian Libraries Universal Library Community Texts Project Gutenberg Biodiversity Heritage Library Children's Library. Jazz Age Jews by Alexander, Michael, Original Citation. Goldberg, D. J. (). Review of Jazz Age Jews by Michael Alexander. Journal of American History, 89, 3,

    Jazz Age Jews is an insidious book. It is structured around three case studies of what Alexander misleadlingly calls "outsider identification": the lives and careers of Arnold Rothstein, Felix Frankfurter, and Al Jolson. Strangely, Alexander uses these three men (and Jazz Age Jews reverses the Malamud dictum "All men are Jews" to now say "All. Jazz Age Jews Jazz Age Jews. By. Alexander. Michael. Alexander might also have acknowledged books such as Arthur Liebman's Jews and the Left () and Stanley Rothman and S. Robert Lichter's Roots of Radicalism—Jews, Christians, and the Left (, ), which have asked similar questions. But for those who wish to understand the.

    King of the Jews is a book by Nick the surface it is a biography of Arnold Rothstein, the man who reputedly fixed the World Series, inspired the characters of Meyer Wolfsheim in The Great Gatsby and Nathan Detroit in Guys and Dolls, and created the modern system of organized crime.. The book also contains numerous digressions away from its main subject, including: an extended.   Eight years later, Hersch is exploring the answers in a new book. Jews and Jazz: Improvising Ethnicity (Routledge) is a fascinating look at how Jews used jazz to .


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"Jazz Age Jews is an accessible and informative contribution to the ongoing dialogue about American Jewish acculturation in the early part of the twentieth century."Andrea Most, American Jewish History "[A] deft and provocative book [Alexander] paints a vivid portrait of popular anti-Semitism of the timeCited by: Jazz Age Jews book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. By the s, Jews were--by all economic, political, and cultural measures o /5. "Jazz Age Jews is a significant contribution to our understanding of American Jewish culture and society. It reinterprets the meaning of Jewish identification with the outsider in the s and demonstrates the profound impact such Jewish behavior and beliefs had on American culture.

"Jazz Age Jews is an accessible and informative contribution to the ongoing dialogue about American Jewish acculturation in the early part of the twentieth century."Andrea Most, American Jewish History "[A] deft and provocative book [Alexander] paints a vivid portrait of popular anti-Semitism of the time/5(8).

Jazz Age Jews is an accessible and informative contribution to the ongoing dialogue about American Jewish acculturation in the early part of the twentieth century.

American Jewish History - Andrea Most. Alexander's genial and generally jargon-free book offers a provocative portrait of how Jazz Age Jews understood their : $ All three also became heroes to the American Jewish community for their association with events that galvanized the country and defined the Jazz Age.

Rothstein allegedly fixed the World Series--an accusation this book disputes. Frankfurter defended the Italian anarchists Sacco and Vanzetti.

The film was seen as a glorification of Jewish assimilation into American culture as described by Ted Merwin in his current book, In Their Own Image: New York Jews in Jazz Age Popular Culture.

[5] George Bornstein writes in his book, The Colors of Zion, how African Americans were sympathetic to the plight of the Jewish American and vice-versa.

[6]. Jazz Age Jews covers its subject without padding or pedantry A book that takes strong, interesting positions on how the Jews made their way into mainstream America. Sanford Pinsker, Philadelphia Inquirer.

Alexander's genial and generally jargon-free book offers a provocative portrait of how Jazz Age Jews understood their Jewishness. Book. Jazz Age Jews Details Author(s): Michael Alexander Publisher: Princeton University Press eISBN: Subjects: History.

Jews and the jazz age: bathtub Manischewitz. Yiddish speakeasies. the Purim massacre. Not exactly. In his deft and provocative book, Alexander sketches how the social position and public. Book Description: By the s, Jews were--by all economic, political, and cultural measures of the day--making it in America.

Jazz Age Jews shows that most Jews felt culturally obliged to mark themselves as different--and believed that doing so made them both better Jews and.

New. Jazz Age Jews by Michael Alexander (English) Paperback Book Free Shipping!. Isbn Jazz Age Jews by Michael Alexander Estimated delivery business days Format Paperback Condition Brand New Description "Michael Alexander&#;s "Jazz Age Jews" is an imaginative interpretation of American Jewish history/5(17).

The Jazz Age of the s is an era remembered for illegal liquor, innovative music and dance styles, and burgeoning ideas of social equality. It was also the period during which second-generation Jews began to emerge as a significant demographic in New York City. In TheirOwn Image examines thegrowing cultural visibility of Jewish life amid this vibrant s: 2.

Jazz Age Jews by Michael Alexander starting at $ Jazz Age Jews has 2 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace. Jewish History –, Book review Michael Alexander, Jazz Age Jews. Princeton: Princeton University Press,pp., GBP In his entertaining, thought-provoking study Jazz Age Jews (Princeton, ), Michael Alexander puts three Jewish personalities at center stage in a post WWI decade that is glorified on many accounts for its roaring prosperity and social.

Jazz Age Jews, by Michael Alexander. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, pp. S Readers might be forgiven for approaching Michael Alexander's Jazz Age Jews with trepidation: the book features a blackface picture of Al Jolson on the cover followed by a dedication page that finds the author declaring his love for his parents through a quotation from Jolson's first big hit.

Jazz Jews also investigates the phenomenon and influence of ‘Jewish jazz’, from the Jazz Age to the present day, with extensive coverage of Israeli jazz. Mike Gerber has interviewed everyone that matters – Jews and non-Jews, Black and White, and his book includes one of the last interviews with Artie Shaw.

Not only a picaresque character, he was a pioneer when Jewish publishers were still being shunned by the old school, neo-Puritan publishing industry. He influenced the Jazz Age. Winner of Jewish Book Council National Jewish Book Award: Jewish-Christian Relations Description: 1 volume: Contents: INTRODUCTION 1 INTERLUDE: JAZZ AGE ECONOMICS 11 PART I.

"Biznez Iz Biznez" The Arnol Rothstein Story 13 1. Arnold Rothstein 15 2. Gambling in the Time of Rothstein's Youth 19 3. The Rise of Rothstein 28 4. Financial Crime. Remembering a Jazz Age Jewish Publisher. The book tells the story of a New York actress navigating the highs and lows (though mainly the highs) of the theater industry in the s.

Introduction to Jazz Age Jews. Jazz Age Jews is an accessible and informative contribution to the ongoing dialogue about American Jewish acculturation in the early part of the twentieth century. The book takes as its starting point the irony that no matter how successful Eastern European Jews were in America, they continued to identify down, rather than up, expressing.

Fitzgerald didn’t exactly rub shoulders with many Jews. He was an Irish Catholic from St. Paul, who attended Princeton inand wrote books at a time when publishing was very much a.