To the other shore : the Russian Jewish intellectuals who came to America / Steven Cassedy.

To the Other Shore tells the story of a small but influential group of Jewish intellectuals who immigrated to the United States from the Russian Empire between 1881 and the early 1920s--the era of ""mass immigration."" This pioneer group of Jewish intellectuals, many of whom were...

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Main Author: Cassedy, Steven.
Corporate Author: Paul Avrich Collection (Library of Congress)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©1997.
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Summary:To the Other Shore tells the story of a small but influential group of Jewish intellectuals who immigrated to the United States from the Russian Empire between 1881 and the early 1920s--the era of ""mass immigration."" This pioneer group of Jewish intellectuals, many of whom were raised in Orthodox homes, abandoned their Jewish identity, absorbed the radical political theories circulating in nineteenth-century Russia, and brought those theories with them to America. When they became leaders in the labor movement in the United States and wrote for the Yiddish, Russian, and English-lan.
Physical Description:1 online resource (xxiii, 197 pages) : illustrations.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (pages 161-188) and index.
ISBN:9781400864553
1400864550
10.1515/9781400864553