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American Jewry and the Civil War [Paperback]

By Bertram Wallace Korn (Author)
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Long considered a noteworthy title on the Jewish role in early American history this book focuses on the Jewish community as a whole during the tumultuous years of the war, and on its effort to raise the concept of human rights and equality above restrictions based on race or religion.

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  • Reference and Research Bk News - 02/01/2002 page 44

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Studio: Jewish Publications Society
Pages   61
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 9" Width: 6" Height: 0.98"
Weight:   1.36 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Jan 12, 2009
Publisher   Jewish Publications Society
ISBN  0827607385  
ISBN13  9780827607385  

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1Books > Subjects > History > Americas > General
2Books > Subjects > History > Americas > United States > 19th Century > General
3Books > Subjects > History > Americas > United States > Civil War > General
4Books > Subjects > History > Jewish > General
5Books > Subjects > History > Jewish
6Books > Subjects > History > World > General
7Books > Subjects > Religion & Spirituality > Judaism > General
8Books > Subjects > Religion & Spirituality > Judaism

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How the 150,000 American Jews were involved on both sides  Jan 12, 2002
First published in 1951, American Jewry And The Civil War by Rabbi Bertram Korn is a striking, comprehensive look at how the 150,000 American Jews were involved on both sides of America's deadliest conflict. Chapters include meticulous discussions on such matters as Rabbinical positions on the issue of slavery; Lincoln and the Jews; and anti-Semitism in both the North and the South. A wealth of references permeate exhaustive study, including transcripts of original correspondence that noteworthy Jewish leaders had with President Lincoln. American Jewry And The Civil War is a welcome and impressive contribution to Civil War studies and nineteenth century American Jewish history.
Definitive Work on the Topic  Jul 6, 2000
Half a century after it was written, Bertram W. Korn's AMERICAN JEWRY AND THE CIVIL WAR remains the definitive work on the topic of Jewish-American participation in the American Civil War. Unlike other Judaic historians, Dr. Korn displays no partisan bias, neither "Union" nor "Confederate", neither "Orthodox" nor "Pluralistic." His research is impeccable, and his scholarship is objective and pleasing to all.


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