Very interesting book combining a journalistic approach with an historian s attention to sources Remarkably the author avoids references to rapes and violence against women which must have occurred I would have liked a map of old Chisinau to help understand the geography of events Apart from this, it looked to me to be a balanced report on a black page of European history Well written and a quick read. Judge S Book Is The Best To Date On The Kishinev Pogrom Of In Seven Gracefully Written Chapters, The Author Lays Out The Background Of The Jewish Question In Russia, Profiles The City Of Kishinev, Narrates The Events Leading Up To And Included In The Pogrom, And Analyzes Its Causes And Effects ChoiceA Detailed Re Examination Of The Notorious Kishinev Pogrom Of East European Jewish AffairsIn February Of , In A Town In The Southwestern Part Of The Russian Empire, A Peasant Stumbled Upon The Corpse Of Year Old Mikhail Rybachenko, Bruised And Covered With Stab Wounds, In A Garden The Murder Immediately Fueled Wild Rumors That He Had Been Killed By Local Jews In Need Of His Christian Blood To Prepare Their Matzah Bread Panic Rumors, Grounded In Sinister Superstitions Of Jewish Sorcery And Ritual Murder, Quickly Spread To Nearby Towns By April, They Had Hit Kishinev A Growing Metropolis Of , Inhabitants Rife With The Unrest Of Rapid Expansion, Ethnic Rivalry, Revolutionary Agitation, And Anti Semitism With Full Force The Resulting Massacre Left Dozens Dead, And Hundreds Wounded, Maimed, Widowed, Orphaned Or HomelessThis Is The Story Of Kishinev In This Extensively Researched Book, Edward Judge Examines These Anti Jewish Riots, Detailing Their Background, Cause, And Aftermath He Traces The Evolution Of The Riots, Analyzing The Broader Impact Of Imperial Policies, Urbanization, Nationalism, Population Growth, And Revolutionary Activism Upon The Jewish Situation In Russia Recounting The Activities And Attitudes Of Anti Semitic Agitators And Kishinev Officials, The Book Examines The Spiral Of Violence, The Inaction Of The Authorities In The Wake Of The Pogrom, The Storm Of Indignation That Followed The Pogrom, And The Efforts Of Tsarist Officials To Counter Subsequent Negative Publicity EASTER IN KISHINEV Also Portrays The Investigation Of The Disorders And The Trials Of The Rioters And Carefully Considers The Question Of Government Responsibility For The Outbreak Of The Pogrom
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- 552 pages
- Easter in Kishinev: Anatomy of a Pogrom
- Edward H. Judge
- 07 August 2018 Edward H. Judge