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American Jewry and the Civil War.

Bertram Wallace Korn

American Jewry and the Civil War.

by Bertram Wallace Korn

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Published by Jewish Publication Society of America in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Jews -- United States -- History -- 19th century,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Participation, Jewish,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Jews,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Participation, Jewish,
    • United States -- Ethnic relations

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 307-313.

      StatementWith an introd. by Allan Nevins.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE540.J5 K67
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 331 p.
      Number of Pages331
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL203200M
      LC Control Numbera 52009287
      OCLC/WorldCa761780

      ONLINE: Click on Read More and Buy from any book page on this site. You will be redirected to JPS's publishing partner, the University of Nebraska Press. PHONE: Call Longleaf Services at or EMAIL: [email protected] FAX: OR EBOOKS: Most JPS books are available from ebook vendors. FOREIGN ORDERS: the American Civil War. When it comes to the role of Jews in the Civil War, however, most people know of only one book: Bertram W. Korn’s American Jewry and the Civil War, first published fifty years ago and frequently reprinted. While more narrowly-focused books subsequently appeared, including useful volumes by Harry Simonhoff and Mel Young.

      For American Jewry during the Civil War, the Passover story was especially powerful. Northern soldiers saw clear parallels between the Union freeing the South's slaves and Moses leading the ancient Hebrews out of Egypt. However, creating a seder during in a war zone requires flexibility and creativity. About When General Grant Expelled the Jews. Finalist, National Jewish Book Awards A riveting account of General Ulysses S. Grant’s decision, in the middle of the Civil War, to order the expulsion of all Jews from the territory under his command, and the reverberations of that decision on Grant’s political career, on the nascent American Jewish community, and on the American political.

      Potter's famous Civil War pre-history begins with the end of the Mexican-American War and the Wilmot Proviso. These developments, Potter explains, plunged the nation into years of sectional debate that erupted at various times and places, and ultimately in , in secession. Confederate Artillery Organizations: An Alphabetical Listing of the Officers and Batteries of the Confederacy , F. Ray Sibley Jr.A very specialised book, giving an alphabetical listing of all known artillery units to serve in the Confederate Army during the American Civil War, with a list of their commanding officers, and brief notes about most of them, mainly in the footnotes.


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Inin the midst of the Civil War, General Ulysses S. Grant ordered every Jew in his military district covering a large section of the central Southern states to leave within 24 hours.

He is the author of several noted books on American Jewish history in the twentieth century, including the Koret Jewish Book Award-winning New York Jews and the Decline of Urban Ethnicity (), and is also co-editor of the prestigious annual journal Studies in Contemporary : $ About the Book.

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.

The Little Regiment, and other stories of the American Civil War. by Crane, Stephen, texts. Civil War Books. 1, K. The kidnapping of President Lincoln and other war detective stories. by Harris, Joel Chandler, texts. The editors of this collection and many of the authors pay tribute to Bertram W.

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Grant's decree was “the most sweeping anti-Jewish regulation in all of American history,” historian and rabbi Bertram W. Korn noted in his book American Jewry and the Civil War. Though the Author: Erin Blakemore. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Korn, Bertram Wallace.

American Jewry and the Civil War. New York: Atheneum,© Not only have the American Jews chosen the morally bankrupt side in America’s Civil Warnot only have they chosen the side that will most certainly lose, they have also chosen the side that lose or win hates them the most and is the most likely to physically exterminate them if the opportunity arises.

Jews Caused the Civil War – Part 4 The book which revealed this bit of information on pagealso carried this quotation: “It is under those bloody banners {religious massacres in Europe} of 6, Roman Catholic priest, Jesuits and Bishops, in the United States, and marching to the conquest of this republic, backed by their seven.

American Jewry and the Civil War. Bertram Wallace Korn. Jewish Publication Society, - History - pages. 0 Reviews. 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.

American Jewry and the Civil War by Bertram Wallace Korn, Robert L. Rosen (Afterword) 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 Author: Bertram Wallace Korn.

About twenty-five years ago, in a paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Jewish Historical Society,¹ this writer delivered a rather vigorous critique of the views of Isaac Mayer Wise and Bertram Korn—especially of the latter’s volume,American Jewry and the Civil War²—concerning the abolitionists and other antislavery.Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Korn, Bertram Wallace.

American Jewry and the Civil War. Philadelphia, Jewish Publication Society of America, His own American Jewry and the Civil War, first issued in and reissued for the centennial, had disrupted earlier hagiographic narratives of the Jewish experience of the conflict, shifting focus from Jewish “contributions” to the war effort and displays of patriotism to such uncomfortable subjects as Jews and slavery and Civil War–era.