Cookies Policy
X

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

I accept this policy

Find out more here

Chapter Four Coping with New Realities

Brill’s MyBook program is exclusively available on BrillOnline Books and Journals. Students and scholars affiliated with an institution that has purchased a Brill E-Book on the BrillOnline platform automatically have access to the MyBook option for the title(s) acquired by the Library. Brill MyBook is a print-on-demand paperback copy which is sold at a favorably uniform low price.

Access this chapter

+ Tax (if applicable)

Chapter Summary

The shock that many Jewish intellectuals felt during the pogroms of 1881-82 was the result not only of the (re)appearance of virulent Judeophobia, but of the discovery borne out by legal measures that the government had no intention of even moving slowly toward emancipation. In Russia some writers, even before the pogroms, had blamed Jewish enterprise for the disruptive side effects produced by economic and social changes in the wake of Alexander II's reforms, especially the emancipation of the serfs. Simon Dubnow's remarks on the uprising, an event both secular and religious in the modern sense of these terms, was an indication of his desire to take into consideration the peculiar features of Jewish history. Dubnow summarized statistics on the percentage of Jews in the total population and in urban areas, the Jewish birth and death rate, and the distribution of professions among Jews in the province.

Keywords: Alexander II; Jewish history; Judeophobia; Russia; Simon Dubnow

10.1163/9789004260672_005
/content/books/b9789004260672_005
dcterms_subject,pub_keyword
6
3
Loading

Sign-in

Can't access your account?
  • Tools

  • Add to Favorites
  • Printable version
  • Email this page
  • Recommend to your library

    You must fill out fields marked with: *

    Librarian details
    Your details
    Why are you recommending this title?
    Select reason:
     
    Simon Dubnow's "New Judaism" — Recommend this title to your library
  • Export citations
  • Key

  • Full access
  • Open Access
  • Partial/No accessInformation