My doctoral research concerns the nature, experience, and impact of Jews in imperial service in the British Empire during the period 1906-1940. My dissertation explores another side of modern Jewish history that diverges from the many studies on Jews and the nation-state. It examines the connection between Jews, modern imperialism, transnational identity, through the experience of Jewish in imperial service. It further looks at how these are complicated by the rise of Jewish nationalism and crises in the empire, especially after World War I.People complained of the impertinence of staff, the rudeness of the population, and war profiteers. ... While their labors were important for Jews in all Central and Eastern European countries, the focus here is predominantly on Poland. As one historian ... Henry Ford, The International Jew (Boring Oregon 1995 reprint), 213.
|Title||:||Citizens of Empire: Jews in the Service of the British Empire, 1906--1940|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2008|