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The Resource American Judaism : a history, Jonathan D. Sarna

American Judaism : a history, Jonathan D. Sarna

Label
American Judaism : a history
Title
American Judaism
Title remainder
a history
Statement of responsibility
Jonathan D. Sarna
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This magisterial work chronicles the 350-year history of the Jewish religion in America. Tracing American Judaism from its origins in the colonial era through the present day, Jonathan Sarna explores the ways in which Judaism adapted in this new context. How did American culture - predominantly Protestant and overwhelmingly capitalist - affect Jewish religion and culture? And how did American Jews shape their own communities and faith in the new world? Jonathan Sarna, a preeminent scholar of American Judaism, tells the story of individuals struggling to remain Jewish while also becoming American. He offers a dynamic and timely history of assimilation and revitalisation, of faith lost and faith regained. The first comprehensive history of American Judaism in over fifty years, this book is both a celebration of 350 years of Jewish life in America and essential reading for anyone interested in American religion and life
Member of
Cataloging source
COCUF
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sarna, Jonathan D
Dewey number
296/.0973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BM205
LC item number
.S26 2004eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
NLM call number
000112146
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Judaism
  • Jews
  • RELIGION
  • Jews
  • Judaism
  • United States
  • Judentum
  • Jodendom
  • Juden
  • USA
Label
American Judaism : a history, Jonathan D. Sarna
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 441-465) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Colonial beginnings -- The revolution in American Judaism -- Union and disunion -- Two worlds of American Judaism -- An anxious subculture -- Renewal -- Conclusion: American Judaism at a crossroads
Control code
182530686
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xx, 490 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780300129106
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt114xr1
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)182530686
Label
American Judaism : a history, Jonathan D. Sarna
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 441-465) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Colonial beginnings -- The revolution in American Judaism -- Union and disunion -- Two worlds of American Judaism -- An anxious subculture -- Renewal -- Conclusion: American Judaism at a crossroads
Control code
182530686
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xx, 490 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780300129106
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt114xr1
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)182530686

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