Titolo: Farming the Red Land: Jewish Agricultural ...
Casa editrice: Yale University Press
Condizione libro: Good
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Riassunto: This is the first history of the Jewish agricultural colonies that were established in Crimea and Southern Ukraine in 1924 and that, fewer than 20 years later, ended in tragedy. Jonathan Dekel-Chen opens an extraordinary window on Soviet rural life during these turbulent years, and he documents the remarkable relations that developed among the American-Jewish sponsors of the ambitious project, the Soviet authorities, and the colonists themselves.
Drawing on extensive and largely untouched archives and a wealth of previously unpublished oral histories, the book revises what has been understood about these agricultural settlements. Dekel-Chen offers new conclusions about integration and separation among Soviet Jews, the contours of international relations, and the balance of political forces within the Jewish world during this volatile period.
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This book is the first to tell the full story of Jewish agricultural colonies that were established in the Soviet Union in 1924 in an attempt to answer “the Jewish Question.? The book offers new documentation of the remarkable international support for the program, the ideological conflicts that ensued, and the tragic slaughter of colonists in 1941.
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