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Walter Ehrlich is Professor Emeritus of History and Education at the University of Missouri–St. Louis. He is the author of several books, including Presidential Impeachment: An American Dilemma; They Have No Rights: Dred Scott’s Struggle for Freedom; and We the People: Two Hundred Years of the Constitution. Review:
"Walter Ehrlich "has written the comprehensive history of the Jews of St. Louis.... This is a good book and an important book. It will be consulted by researchers as long as a copy exists. It is a treasure trove for those wanting to know about a specific synagogue, charitable organization, or community leader." - AMERICAN HISTORICAL REVIEW "Zion in the Valley is elegantly written, and Ehrlich locates the story of St. Louis Jewry within the larger context of American and American Jewish history.... An excellent historical portrayal of a Midwestern Jewish community and makes a valuable contribution to the historiography of the urban American Jewish experience." - JOURNAL OF AMERICAN HISTORY
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