On the urban character of modern Jewish history

The following books review will be published in Volume 48 of Jewish Historical Studies: Transactions of the Jewish Historical Society of England Tales of Three Cities: Urban Jewish Cultures in London, Berlin, and Paris (1880–1940), Tobias Metzler (Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 2014),ISBN 978-3-447-10147-9, pp. 412, €84. Jewish Immigrants in London, 1880–1939, Susan L. Tananbaum (London: Pickering & […]

Celebrating #MapMonday with a map of religions in Liverpool, 1858

Dr.Hume’s Four Maps of Liverpool: Ecclesiastical, Historical, Municipal, Moral & Social’ by Reverend Abraham Hume DCL, were self-published in Liverpool in 1858.  Each map has an inset “showing the locality of pauperism, cholera & violent deaths”.  They were “First exhibited before the National Association for the Promotion of Social Science October 13 1858” – according […]