Jews on the frontier: religion and mobility in nineteenth-century America

Judaism, America, mobility -- Movement and belonging -- Wandering sons of Israel: Europe, America, and the politics of Jewish mobility -- Reminding myself that I am a Jew: voluntarism and social life -- The lived religion of American Jews -- I prefer choice myself: family and the state -- 'Tis...

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Main Author: Rabin, Shari (Author)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
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Published: New York New York University Press [2017]
Series/Journal:North American religions
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B USA / Jews / Migration / History 1800-1899
Further subjects:B Jews United States Identity History 19th century
B Jews United States Migrations History 19th century
B Migration, Internal United States History 19th century
B Judaism United States History 19th century
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Summary:Judaism, America, mobility -- Movement and belonging -- Wandering sons of Israel: Europe, America, and the politics of Jewish mobility -- Reminding myself that I am a Jew: voluntarism and social life -- The lived religion of American Jews -- I prefer choice myself: family and the state -- 'Tis in the spirit not in the form: material culture and popular theology -- Creating an American Judaism -- A congregation of strangers: the mobile infrastructure -- The empire of our religion: the mobile imaginary -- The spirit of '77
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
ISBN:147983047X