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Jewish Revolution in Belorussia : Economy, Race, and Bolshevik Power (Hardcover) (Andrew Sloin)

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Jewish life was changed fundamentally as Jews joined the Bolshevik movement and populated the front lines of the revolutionary struggle. Andrew Sloin’s story follows the arc of Bolshevik history but shows how the broader movement was enacted in factories and workshops, workers’ clubs and union meetings, and on the Jewish streets of White Russia. The protagonists here are shoemakers, speculators, glassmakers, peddlers, leatherworkers, needleworkers, soldiers, students, and local party operatives who were swept up, willingly or otherwise, into the Bolshevik project. Sloin stresses the fundamental relationship between economy and identity formation as party officials grappled with the Jewish Question in the wake of the revolution.

Number of Pages: 329
Genre: History
Sub-Genre: History
Series Title: Modern Jewish Experience
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Indiana Univ Pr
Author: Andrew Sloin
Language: English
Street Date: February 13, 2017
TCIN: 52256539
UPC: 9780253024510
Item Number (DPCI): 248-44-4027
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