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JAZZ AGE JEWS

By: Alexander, Michael

Price: $13.30

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

Edition: First Paperback.

Seller ID: 010280

ISBN: 0691086796

Condition: Very Good


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,... View more info