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Gitelman, Zvi Y.

Overview
Works: 91 works in 388 publications in 2 languages and 11,213 library holdings
Genres: History  Pictorial works  Case studies  Exhibition catalogs 
Roles: Author, Editor, Composer, Other, Contributor
Classifications: DS135.R92, 947.004924
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Most widely held works by Zvi Y Gitelman
A century of ambivalence : the Jews of Russia and the Soviet Union, 1881 to the present by Zvi Y Gitelman( Book )

26 editions published between 1988 and 2001 in English and held by 1,141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Empire contained the largest Jewish community in the world, numbering about five million people. Today, the Jewish population of the former Soviet Union has dwindled to half a million, but remains probably the world's third largest Jewish community. In the intervening century the Jews of that area have been at the center of some of the most dramatic events of modern history-two world wars, revolutions, pogroms, political liberation, repression, and the collapse of the USSR. They have gone through tumultuous upward and downward economic and social mobility and experienced great enthusiasms and profound disappointments. In startling photographs from the archives of the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research and with a lively and lucid narrative, A Century of Ambivalence traces the historical experience of Jews in Russia from a period of creativity and repression in the second half of the 19th century through the paradoxes posed by the post-Soviet era. This redesigned edition, which includes more than 200 photographs and two substantial new chapters on the fate of Jews and Judaism in the former Soviet Union, is ideal for general readers and classroom use. Zvi Gitelman is Professor of Political Science and Director of the Jean and Samuel Frankel Center for Judaic Studies at the University of Michigan. He is author of Jewish Nationality and Soviet Politics: The Jewish Sections of the CPSU, 1917-1930 and editor of Bitter Legacy: Confronting the Holocaust in the USSR (Indiana University Press). Published in association with YIVO Institute for Jewish Research Contents Introduction Creativity versus Repression: The Jews in Russia, 1881-1917 Revolution and the Ambiguities of Liberation Reaching for Utopia: Building Socialism and a New Jewish Culture The Holocaust The Black Years and the Gray, 1948-1967 Soviet Jews, 1967-1987: To Reform, Conform, or Leave? The "Other" Jews of the Former USSR: Georgian, Central Asian, and Mountain Jews The Post-Soviet Era: Winding Down or Starting Up Again? The Paradoxes of Post-Soviet Jewry
Jewish nationality and Soviet politics : the Jewish sections of the CPSU, 1917-1930 by Zvi Y Gitelman( Book )

17 editions published between 1972 and 2016 in English and held by 689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In order to "Bolshevize" the Jewish population, the Soviets created within the Party a number of special Jewish Sections. Charged with the task of integrating the largely hostile or indifferent Jews into the new state the Sections' programs are, in effect, a case study of the modernization and secularization of an ethnic and religious minority. Zvi Gitelman's analysis of the Sections during the first decade of Soviet rule examines the nature of the challenge that modernization posed, the crises it created, and the responses it evoked.Originally published in 1972.The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These paperback editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905
Developments in Soviet and post-Soviet politics by Stephen White( Book )

26 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

East-West relations and the future of Eastern Europe : politics and economics( Book )

8 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Public opinion in European socialist systems by Walter D Connor( Book )

12 editions published between 1971 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chagall and the artists of the Russian Jewish theater( Book )

12 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Chagall and the Artists of the Russian Jewish Theater illuminates the Jewish mythical and folkloric plays produced at Habima to the daring, expressionistic Yiddish dramas presented at the Moscow State Yiddish Theater (goset), this illustrated book chronicles the flourishing of Soviet Jewish theater in the 1920s and 1930s. The productions, which combined Russian folk art with elements of Cubo-Futurism and Constructivism, attracted large, diverse audiences and garnered international critical praise. Spanning Jewish culture and history in the Soviet Union from 1919 to 1949, the volume includes stunning reproductions of Chagall's celebrated theater murals; fascinating archival materials such as posters, prints, and playbills; designs for costumes and sets; and many other breathtaking works."--Jacket
Bitter legacy : confronting the Holocaust in the USSR( Book )

9 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Religion or ethnicity? : Jewish identities in evolution( Book )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In Religion or Ethnicity? leading scholars trace the evolution of Jewish identity and examine Judaism from the Greco-Roman age, through medieval times, modern western and eastern Europe, to today. Jewish identity has been defined as an ethnicity, a nation, a culture, and even a race. Religion or Ethnicity? questions what it means to be Jewish. The contributors show how the Jewish people have evolved over time in different ethnic, religious, and political movements. In his closing essay, Gitelman questions the viability of secular Jewishness outside Israel but suggests that the continued interest in exploring the relationship between Judaism's secular and religious forms will keep the heritage alive for generations to come."--Book cover
Developments in Russian and post-Soviet politics( Book )

14 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Developments in Russian politics 6 by Stephen White( Book )

13 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Taking as its starting point the elections of 2000 and 2004, Developments in Russian Politics 6 brings together all new, specially commissioned essays by leading experts to provide a wide-ranging assessment of Russian politics under Vladimir Putin. The contributors provide succinct overviews of aspects of contemporary Russia's political landscape, including presidential power, parliamentary politics, elections and voters, political parties, federalism, regional politics, the media, the economy, and social and foreign policy. Clearly and accessibly written, Developments in Russian Politics remains the first-choice text for students and anyone seeking a reliable and current introduction to the politics of the world's largest state
Developments in Russian politics 4( Book )

14 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Developments in Russian Politics 7 brings together specially commissioned essays by leading experts to present a wide-ranging assessment of politics in contemporary Russia, including the election and inauguration of Dmitri Medvedev as president and Vladimir Putin's appointment as prime minister in the spring of 2008. The contributors provide succinct overviews of Russia's executive leadership, parliamentary politics, elections, political parties, media and political communication, regional politics, economy, social policy, foreign policy, and defense and security. Clearly and accessibly written, Developments in Russian Politics remains the first-choice introduction to politics in the world's largest nation
Developments in Russian politics 5( Book )

12 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Still the world's largest state, Russia has been making a complex and uneven transition to a postcommunist system that has strong elements of authoritarianism as well as democracy. After an introduction that sets out the context of change, a series of chapters consider the main elements of the contemporary political system, the main areas of policy, and some of the most contentious issues in Russia under Putin. A conclusion places the Russian experience within the wider pattern of democratization
The emergence of modern Jewish politics : Bundism and Zionism in Eastern Europe by Zvi Y Gitelman( Book )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"While contributors to The Emergence of Modern Jewish Politics debate the ultimate success and failure of the various parties and the appropriateness of their tactics, inevitably most examine such issues through the prism of the Holocaust, which effectively terminated East European Jewish politics. These essays also raise the issue of whether ethnic minorities are best served by highly ideological or highly pragmatic political movements in trying to defend their interests in nondemocratic, multiethnic states."--Jacket
Becoming Israelis : political resocialization of Soviet and American immigrants by Zvi Y Gitelman( Book )

6 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jewish life after the USSR by Zvi Y Gitelman( Book )

9 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The diffusion of political innovation: from Eastern Europe to the Soviet Union by Zvi Y Gitelman( Book )

6 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Quest for Utopia : Jewish political ideas and institutions through the ages by Zvi Y Gitelman( Book )

8 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Revolution, repression, and revival : the Soviet Jewish Experience by Zvi Y Gitelman( Book )

7 editions published in 2007 in English and Swedish and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jewish identities in postcommunist Russia and Ukraine : an uncertain ethnicity by Zvi Y Gitelman( Book )

10 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Things did not turn out as they were supposed to. Ethnic groups were supposed to disappear. Marxists, western liberals and social scientists agreed on that for different reasons. For Marxists, the inevitable demise of capitalism would do it. Others banked on economic development and "modernization" to rendered ethnicity and other "traditional" categories irrelevant. Many intellectuals and statesmen believed that the era of ethnicity and nationalism, which had brought such violence and bloodshed to the mankind, would soon be superseded by a rational and scientific temper in the world. After the Second World War nationalism had been sufficiently discredited so that all expressions of ethnicity would be looked at askance. Yet, ethnicity persists and is one of the fundamental cleavages in many European, Asian and African societies, as well in parts of the Americas. As the example of Yugoslavia shows, national or ethnic hatreds can still be the basis for wars, the dismemberment of states, and the killing of one's neighbors, even in a region which suffered so much from ethnic wars just half a century earlier. After discussing ethnicity, we shall return to its predicted demise and why it has persisted"--
New Jewish identities : contemporary Europe and beyond by Zvi Y Gitelman( Book )

19 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A unique collection of essays that deal with the intriguing and complex problems connected to the question of Jewish identity in the contemporary world. Concerning the problem of identity formation, this book addresses very important issues: What is the content or meaning of Jewish identity? What has replaced religion in defining the content of Jewishness? How do people in different age groups construct their Jewish identity? In most cases, the authors have combined a variety of research methods: they drew samples or relied on the sample surveys of others; used personal interviews with respondents who are especially knowledgeable about their own Jewish communities, or based their research on participant observation of particular communities or communal institutions
 
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Chagall and the artists of the Russian Jewish theater
Alternative Names
Gitelʹman, C. 1940-

Gitelʹman, Cvi

Gitelʹman, Cvi 1940-

Giṭelman, Ṣebī 1940-

Giṭelman, Ṣevî 1940-

Giṭelman, Tsevi

Giṭelman, Tsevi 1940-

Gitelʹman, T︠S︡vi

Gitelʹman, T︠S︡vi 1940-

Gitelman, Z. 1940-

Gitelman, Zvi.

Gitelman, Zvi 1940-

Gitelman, Zvi Y.

Gitelman, Zvi Y. 1940-

Gitelman, Zvi Y. (Zvi Yechiel), 1940-

Gitelman, Zvi Yechiel 1940-

Gitelman, Zvi Yehiel

Гительман, Цви

גיטלמן, צבי

ギテルマン, ツヴィ

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Swedish (1)

Covers
Chagall and the artists of the Russian Jewish theaterBitter legacy : confronting the Holocaust in the USSRReligion or ethnicity? : Jewish identities in evolutionDevelopments in Russian politics 6Developments in Russian politics 4Developments in Russian politics 5The emergence of modern Jewish politics : Bundism and Zionism in Eastern EuropeBecoming Israelis : political resocialization of Soviet and American immigrants