Jewish Historical Studies

Volume 49, Issue 1

Table of contents

Introduction: Historical boom and bust – and the (British) Jewish questionix
Jewish children singing Dixie: The toll of the Confederate Monuments as seen by a Jew, a native southerner, and an art historian1
Anglo-Jewish periodicals of the 1840s: The Voice of Jacob and two Jewish Chronicles12
Nazi persecution in Anglo-Zionist thought, 1939–194936
The materiality of debt to Jews in England, 1194–127656
Arbitration and conflict resolution in the Spanish and Portuguese Jews’ Congregation in London in the eighteenth century72
The founding of the London Bet Holim hospital in 1748 and the secularization of sedaca in the Spanish and Portuguese Jewish community in the eighteenth century106
Bradford’s Jewish history: A reconsideration, part one144
The first Jewish governor in the British Empire, Sir Matthew Nathan: An “outsider” in Africa and Ireland162
Why did Lord Balfour back the Balfour Declaration?188
The Implacable Urge to Defame: Cartoon Jews in the American Press, 1877–1935, Matthew Baigell215
Care and Conflict: The Story of the Jewish Orphanage at Norwood , Lawrence Cohen219
The Greatest Need: The Creative Life and Troubled Times of Lily Tobias, a Welsh Jew in Palestine , Jasmine Donahaye221
Antisemitism and the Left: On the Return of the Jewish Question , Robert Fine and Philip Spencer225
The Jewish Community of Golders Green: A Social History, Pam Fox230
Tongue of Fire: Emma Goldman, Public Womanhood, and the Sex Question232
A Rocky Road: Memoirs , Abraham Levy with Simon Rocker234
Coming of Age in Jewish America: Bar and Bat Mitzvah Reinterpreted , Patricia Keer Munro237
Jewish Sanctuary in the Atlantic World: A Social and Architectural History , Barry Stiefel with David Rittenberg240
Defenders of the faith: The history of Jews’ College and the London School of Jewish Studies , Derek Taylor243
“Something Dreadful and Grand”: American Literature and the Irish-Jewish Unconscious , Stephen Watt246