Title: A House Divided: Orthodoxy and Schism in ...
Publication Date: 1998
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good
Very nice hardback and jacket. Only slight wear. Text is clean, unmarked, tight. (Shelf location: T) All items carefully packed to avoid damage from moisture and rough handling. Tracking included. Bookseller Inventory # 046861
Synopsis: Eminent social historian Jacob Katz examines the transformation of the Jewish community against the background of religious conflict in Central Europe. It is a story of fragmentation and polarization that sheds light on tensions within the 19th-century Jewish community in Central Europe as it struggled to respond to the promises and perils of modernization. As an historian, Katz is fully in charge -- controlling his sources, shaping them into meaningful patterns, and presenting them in such a way to as to illuminate their larger significance. -- Commentary
Product Description: Eminent social historian Jacob Katz examines the rise and transformation of Jewish communal leadership in Central Europe. It is a story of fragmentation and polarization that sheds light on the tensions within the 19th-century Jewish community in Central Europe as it struggled to respond to the promises and perils of modernization.
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