Jews in the East European Borderlands: Essays in Honor of John Doyle Klier

Jews in the East European Borderlands

John Doyle Klier’s pioneering publications on the relations between Jews and the Russian social order―on topics such as public opinion, governance, conversion, Russification politics, antisemitism, and pogroms―have influenced an entire generation of new scholarship. Jews in the East European Borderlands, a collection of essays honoring Klier’s life and work, brings together some of the most innovative scholarship in the field. Focusing on the complex, often violent, entanglements between Jews and Russians, historians and literary scholars critically reassess the artifacts of high culture, including Yiddish and Russian prose and poetry, as well as dimensions of daily life, including letter-writing, diaries, the work of philanthropy, photojournalism, and the mass circulation press.

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