JAZZ AGE JEWS

By: Alexander, Michael

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viii, + 239pp., plus 12 page, b/white photographically-illustrated section. Book clean. Spine firm. Leaves clean (printed on acid-free paper), small black stripe to lower text-block edge. Illustrated card wrapper softly creased. "By the 1920s, Jews were - by all economic, political and cultural measures of the day - making it in America. Yet many deliberately identified with groups that remained excluded. The stories of Al Jolson, Felix Frankfurter, and Arnold Rothstein are told together to explore this paradox in the psychology of American Jewry . . . " Contents include: Introduction, Interlude, 17 chapters over three 'parts', Conclusion, Notes, Bibliography, Acks., Index. Book weight approx. 370g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.

Title: JAZZ AGE JEWS

Author Name: Alexander, Michael

Categories: History - General, Sociology,

Edition: First Paperback

Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey, U.S.A., Princeton University Press: 2001

ISBN Number: 0691086796

ISBN Number 13: 9780691086798

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 010280

Keywords: Jews, Jewry, United States, Social Life, Identity, Customs, Politics, Government, Ethnic Relations, Arnold Rothstein, Al Jolson, Felix Frankfurter, American History, Jewish Studies