Goldstein-Goren Series in American Jewish History

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  1. Dust to Dust
    A revealing look at how death and burial practices influence the livingDust to Dust offers a three-hundred-year history of Jewish life in New York, literally from the ground up. Taking Jewish cemeteries as its subject matter,... Learn More
    Published: 24th December 2019
    Hardback | £33.00
  2. A Mortuary of Books
    The astonishing story of the efforts of scholars and activists to rescue Jewish cultural treasures after the HolocaustIn March 1946 the American Military Government for Germany established the Offenbach Archival Depot near Frankfurt... Learn More
    Published: 30th April 2019
    Hardback | £27.99
    PDF | £32.00
  3. A Rosenberg by Any Other Name
    A groundbreaking history of the practice of Jewish name changing in the 20th century, showcasing just how much is in a nameOur thinking about Jewish name changing tends to focus on clichés: ambitious movie stars who adopted glamorous... Learn More
    Published: 23rd October 2018
    Hardback | £21.99
    PDF | £26.00
  4. Making Judaism Safe for America
    A compelling story of how Judaism became integrated into mainstream American religion In 1956, the sociologist Will Herberg described the United States as a “triple-melting pot,” a country in which “three religious communities... Learn More
    Published: 16th October 2018
    Hardback | £32.00
    PDF | £36.00
  5. Jewish Radical Feminism
    Fifty years after the start of the women’s liberation movement, a book that at last illuminates the profound impact Jewishness and second-wave feminism had on each other  ... Learn More
    Published: 4th May 2018
    Hardback | £27.99
    PDF | £32.00
  6. Cotton Capitalists
    A vivid history of the American Jewish merchants who concentrated in the nation’s most important economic sector                     ... Learn More
    Published: 26th December 2017
    Hardback | £33.00
    PDF | £37.00
  7. Hollywood’s Spies
    Finalist, Celebrate 350 Award in American Jewish StudiesTells the remarkable story of the Jewish moguls in Hollywood who established the first anti-Nazi Jewish resistance organization in the country in the 1930s In April... Learn More
    Published: 19th September 2017
    Hardback | £23.99
  8. The Rag Race
    Winner, 2015 Book Prize from the Southern Jewish Historical Society Finalist, 2015 Jordan Schnitzer Book Award from the Association for Jewish Studies Winner, 2014 National Jewish Book Award in American Jewish Studies from the... Learn More
    Published: 19th December 2014
    Hardback | £62.00
    Paperback | £17.99
    PDF | £20.00
  9. Unclean Lips
    Winner of the 2014 Jordan Schnitzer Book Award presented by the Association for Jewish StudiesJews have played an integral role in the history of obscenity in America. For most of the 20th century, Jewish entrepreneurs and editors... Learn More
    Published: 25th November 2013
    Hardback | £33.00
    PDF | £37.00
  10. Hanukkah in America
    In New Orleans, Hanukkah means decorating your door with a menorah made of hominy grits. Latkes in Texas are seasoned with cilantro and cayenne pepper. Children in Cincinnati sing Hanukkah songs and eat oranges and ice cream.... Learn More
    Published: 14th October 2013
    Hardback | £23.99
    PDF | £28.00
  11. 1929
    Winner of the 2013 National Jewish Book Award, Anthologies and Collections The year 1929 represents a major turning point in interwar Jewish society, proving to be a year when Jews, regardless of where they lived, saw themselves... Learn More
    Published: 12th August 2013
    Hardback | £70.00
    Paperback | £20.99
    PDF | £24.00
  12. All Together Different
    In the early 1930’s, the International Ladies’ Garment Workers’ Union (ILGWU) organized large numbers of Black and Hispanic workers through a broadly conceived program of education, culture, and community involvement. The... Learn More
    Published: 1st November 2011
    Hardback | £62.00
    Paperback | £20.99
    PDF | £10.00
  13. An Unusual Relationship
    Itis generally accepted that Jews and evangelical Christians have little incommon. Yet special alliances developedbetween the two groups in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Evangelicalsviewed Jews as both the rightful heirs... Learn More
    Published: 24th June 2013
    Hardback | £37.00
    PDF | £42.00
  14. Jewish Radicals
    Jewish Radicals explores the intertwined histories of Jews and the American Left through a rich variety of primary documents. Written in English and Yiddish, these documents reflect the entire spectrum of radical opinion, from... Learn More
    Published: 9th July 2012
    Hardback | £70.00
    Paperback | £20.99
    PDF | £24.00
  15. Jews and Booze
    Finalist, 2014 Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature from the Jewish Book CouncilFrom kosher wine to their ties to the liquor trade in Europe, Jews have a longstanding historical relationship with alcohol. But once prohibition... Learn More
    Published: 1st January 2012
    Hardback | £62.00
    Paperback | £19.99
    PDF | £23.00
    PDF | £23.00
  16. We Remember with Reverence and Love
    Winner of the 2009 National Jewish Book Award in American Jewish StudiesRecipient of the 2010 Guggenheim Fellowship in Humanities-Intellectual & Cultural HistoryIt has become an accepted truth: after World War II, American Jews... Learn More
    Published: 1st April 2009
    Hardback | £74.00
    Paperback | £20.99
    PDF | £24.00
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