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Barricades and BannersThe Revolution of 1905 and the Transformation of Warsaw Jewry$
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Scott Ury

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9780804763837

Published to Stanford Scholarship Online: June 2013

DOI: 10.11126/stanford/9780804763837.001.0001

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Urbanization, Community, and the Crisis of Modernity

Urbanization, Community, and the Crisis of Modernity

Jewish Society in Turn-of-the-Century Warsaw

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(p.45) Two Urbanization, Community, and the Crisis of Modernity
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Barricades and Banners
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Stanford University Press
DOI:10.11126/stanford/9780804763837.003.0003

This chapter examines the rapid urbanization and disorder in the city of Warsaw. It describes the period of tremendous demographic growth and economic change for Jews and non-Jews in Warsaw. Despite efforts to reduce the arrival of Jewish in-migrants to Warsaw, the city's Jewish population continued to rise. The chapter also examines the role played by the recently legalized and incredibly popular daily press, the size and scale of problems in the city, and the growing challenge to traditional Jewish institutions and organizations.

Keywords:   urbanization, disorder, Jews, non-Jews, in-migrants, daily press

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