With My Own Eyes: The Aubobiography of an Historian
183 pp. 6" x 9"
With My Own Eyes: The Autobiography of an Historian
Jacob Katz; Ann Brenner, trs.; Ziporah Brody, trs.
A noted social historian views the first three quarters of the century through the lens of his own life.
Jacob Katz was professor emeritus in the social sciences at Hebrew University of Jerusalem and author or editor of many books in medieval and modern Jewish social history, including two Brandeis books: "A House Divided: Orthodoxy and Schism in Nineteenth-Century Central European Jewry" (1998) and "The Darker Side of Genius: Richard Wagner's Anti-Semitism" (1986).