“A People That Shall Dwell Alone…”

Out of the Ghetto: The Social Background of Jewish Emancipation, 1770-1870

by Jacob Katz
Since World War II a number of important studies have been published in Israel, America, England, and Germany on the complex subject of the Jews who tried to leave the ghetto at the end of the eighteenth and the beginning of the nineteenth centuries. The immense fight for emancipation of …