The Jews of Odessa: A Cultural History, 1794-1881

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Founded in 1794 as a frontier city on the Black Sea, Odessa soon grew to be one of Russia's busiest seaports. Settlers of all nationalities went there to seek their fortune, among them Jews who came to form one of the largest, wealthiest, and most culturally fertile Jewish communities in Europe. This history of Jewish Odessa traces the rise of that community from its foundation in 1794 to the pogroms of 1881 that erupted after the assassination of Alexander II. Zipperstein emphasizes Jewish acculturation: changes in ...

The Jews of Odessa: A Cultural History, 1794-1881 1991, Stanford University Press, Stanford, CA

ISBN-13: 9780804719629

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The Jews of Odessa: A Cultural History, 1794-1881 1986, Stanford University Press, Stanford, CA

ISBN-13: 9780804712514

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