Religion and the Working Class (x H-Labor)--Jewish Labor Bibliography
Date: Fri, 14 Apr 1995 14:34:19 EDT
From: "Seth Wigderson, Univ. of Maine-Augusta" <SETHW@MAINE.maine.edu> Subject: RELIGION AND THE WORKING CLASS
Thanx to Arieh Lebowitz for this offer. SW +++++ +++++ +++++ +++++ +++++ +++++ +++++ +++++
While the immigrant Jewish community played a prominent role in the development of trade unionism in the United States [and Canada], the relationship between the Jewish labor movement and Jewish religiuous belief and practice was, I would suspect, be very different than that of Polish, Italian and Irish immigrants. At any rate, if anyone would like a basic bibliography on the Jewish labor movement which I've prepared,and recently updated, just send a self-addressed envelope (two 32c stamps US please!) and mark Aprl 95 JLM Bibliopgraphy on YOUR envelope to me:
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American Jewish History Texts (x H-Judaic)
[Thanks to H-Judaic, ably edited by Avi Hyman, for this informative posting on texts in American Jewish History. JB]
AMERICAN JEWISH HISTORY TEXTS
-> Penny Schine Gold <firstname.lastname@example.org>
In an earlier posting, I asked for suggestions of a background textbook in American Jewish history, to replace Jonathan Sarna's collection of essays, AMERICAN JEWISH EXPERIENCE, which was unavailable this winter. Here are the initial replies I received.
First of all, the good news is that Sarna's collection is only out of stock, not out of print, and a new printing will be made this spring. Other books suggested:
JEWS IN AMERICA (reported as back in print)
an article by each of the authors of the AJHS five-volume history; each author sums up his or her argument for the period worked on; about 100 pages
AMERICAN ETHNIC GROUPS (later reprinted as a little book by Harvard)
Thanks to those who offered suggestions:
Morton Merowitz, Jonathan Sarna, Daniel Soyer. And of course, I welcome any other suggestions. An updated bibliography will be posted as warranted.
Penny S. Gold, Knox College, email@example.com
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