The Jewish Question
A Marxist Interpretation

Leon, Abram

Publisher:  Pathfinder Press, New York, USA
Year Published:  1970   First Published:  1946
Pages:  270pp  
Resource Type:  Book
Cx Number:  CX7485

Abram Leon offers a materialist approach to the study of Jewish history.


Table of Contents

Publisher's Foreword
Translator's Foreword
A Biographical Sketch of Abram Leon

I. The Premises for a Scientific Study of Jewish History

II. From Antiquity to the Carolingian Epoch: The Period of Commercial Prosperity of the Jews
A. Before the Roman Conquest
B. Roman Imperialism and its Decline
C. Judaism and Christianity
D. The Jews After the Fall of the Roman Empire

III. The Period of the Jewish Usurer
Relations of the Jews with Other Classes in society
A. Royalty and the Jews
B. The Nobility and the Jews
C. The Bourgeoisie and the Jews
D. Relations of the Jews with the Artisans and Peasants

IV. The Jews in Europe After the Renaissance
A. The Jews in Western Europe After the Renaissance: The Thesis of Sombart
B. The Jews in Eastern Europe up to the Nineteenth Century

V. Evolution of the Jewish Problem in the 19th Century

VI. Contradictory Trends in the Jewish Problem During the Period of the Rise of Capitalism

VII. The Decay of Capitalism and the Tragedy of the Jews in the 20th Century
A. the Jews in Eastern Europe
B. The Jews in Western Europe
C. Racism
D. The Jewish Race
E. Zionism

VIII. Toward a Solution of the Jewish Question


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