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Author Petrovskiĭ-Shtern, Ĭokhanan.

Title Lenin's Jewish question / Yohanan Petrovsky-Shtern.

Published New Haven [Conn.] : Yale University Press, [2010]


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (xvii, 198 pages :) : illustrations
polychrome rdacc
Series Books at JSTOR All Purchased.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Preface: How and why this book was written -- From nowhere to Zhitomir -- The imperial Moshko -- Lenin, Jews, and power -- Glue for the vertebrae -- How Lenin became blank -- Conclusion.
Summary The grandson of a Jew, whose Jewish relatives converted to Christianity, whose allies played down his Jewish origins just as fervently as his enemies played them up, V.I. Lenin makes for a fascinating case study of the many complexities associated with 'Jewish question' in Russia.
Other author JSTOR, issuing body.
Subject Lenin, Vladimir Ilʹich, 1870-1924 -- Relations with Jews.
Lenin, Vladimir Ilʹich, 1870-1924 -- Family.
Ulʹi͡anov family.
Lenin, Vladimir Ilʹich, 1870-1924 -- Public opinion.
Jews -- Identity -- Case studies.
Jews -- Soviet Union -- Social conditions.
Jewish communists -- Soviet Union -- History.
Soviet Union -- Politics and government.
Electronic books.
Case studies.
ISBN 9780300168600 (electronic bk.)
0300168608 (electronic bk.)
9780300152104 cloth alk. paper
0300152108 cloth alk. paper