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The Mixed Multitude: Jacob Frank and the Frankist Movement, 1755-1816–Now Available

The Mixed Multitude: Jacob Frank and the Frankist Movement, 1755-1816
Pawel Maciejko
376 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 map
Cloth Apr 2011 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4315-4 | $65.00 | £42.50
A volume in the Jewish Culture and Contexts series

The Mixed Multitude"Maciejko's scholarship is stunning in its comprehensiveness and the combination of careful analysis of detail with breadth of historical vision. This book fills a longstanding lacuna in European and Jewish historiography. It is innovative both in the sense that many new sources are consulted and in its conceptually innovative revision of the historical significance of Frank and his movement."–Gershon David Hundert, McGill University

Based on extensive archival research, this book explores the history of Frankism, a Jewish religious movement that began in Poland and spread into the Habsburg Empire and the German lands in the later eighteenth century.

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