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Getting Confortable in New York: The American Jewish Home, 1880-1950
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Getting Comfortable in New York: The American-Jewish Home, 1880-1950, New York's Jewish Jews: The Orthodox Community in the Interwar Years, Set in Stone: America's Embrace of the Ten Commandments, Parade of Faiths: Immigration and American Religion, Immigration and American Religion, The Wonders of America: Reinventing Jewish Culture, 1880-950, Our Gang: Jewish Crime and the New York Jewish Community, 1900-1940, Getting Confortable in New York: The American Jewish Home, 1880-1950, A Perfect Fit: Clothes, Character, and the Promise of America, The Wonders of America: Reinventing Jewish Culture 1880-1950
Since the seventeenth century millions of people from every continent have settled in America Seeking a better life for themselves and their children they braved deprivations studied an unfamiliar language adapted to a different way of life and battled prejudices and hostility Most of them held on to their faith as well re establishing churches and meeting houses synagogues and mosques temples and cathedrals and electing priests rabbis imams and other spiritual leaders from among their number Immigration irreversibly altered the face of the new republic and it still moulds the political and spiritual fabric of the nation even to this day Joselit surveys the history of immigration which is actually the history of this country and its effect on both political and religious issues through the centuries The book explores the immigrant experience through case studies representative of all major newcomers groups The vividly rendered stories of courage and perseverance will alternately inspire and horrify br, While fashions of the rich and famous have been endlessly chronicled little attention has been paid to the meaning of clothes for everyone else Yet between and as ready to wear came into its own fashion for ordinary Americans played an increasingly important role in shaping the national character Drawing on advertisements and health manuals sermons and songs acclaimed historian Jenna Weissman Joselit shows how the length of a woman s skirt the shape of a man s hat and the height of a pair of heels enabled citizens of every faith color and class to feel part of the modern nation br br Engaging imaginative and original i A Perfect Fit i uncovers a time in our history when getting dressed was more about fitting in than standing out br, No description available, Our Gang provides a fascinating historical portrait of the Jewish criminal world from the era of mass immigration through Prohibition and beyond Jenna Weissman Joselit traces the origins nature patterns location and impact of Jewish crime from the early years when it was inextricably bound up with the East Side community as a whole with criminals living among the more or less law abiding citizens they preyed upon to the post World War I period and the gradual assimilation and absorption of Jewish crime into the mainstream of the American underworld br br Parallel with this theme is a broader one the New York Jewish community s reaction to Jewish crime evolving from disbelief to denial to concern and the establishment of a network of correctional and preventive agencies and finally as the nature of Jewish crime changed and as the community itself felt a growing sense of security a sort of acceptance