Jews in private towns. Selected issues Cover Image

Żydzi w miastach prywatnych. Wybrane aspekty
Jews in private towns. Selected issues

Author(s): Adam Kaźmierczyk
Subject(s): History, Cultural history, Jewish studies, Economic history, Political history, Modern Age
Published by: Instytut Historii im. Tadeusza Manteuffla Polskiej Akademii Nauk
Keywords: Jews in Poland;, private towns; privileges;judicial system;

Summary/Abstract: The paper contains a short discussion of historiographical body of work on the subject, both Polish and foreign. It touches upon phenomena observed in private towns in three periods selected by the author. Emphasis is placed on selected issues: legal status, especially the scope of jurisdiction of the municipal judicial system, content of privileges issued for Jews, and their importance for the economy of private towns.

  • Issue Year: 2016
  • Issue No: 77
  • Page Range: 357-378
  • Page Count: 22
  • Language: Polish