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The Most Musical Nation: Jews and Culture in the Late Russian Empire Hardcover – July 13, 2010

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"Both fascinating and pathbreaking. This important and original contribution to scholarship must be read by students of music, Russian culture, and Jewish history." --Leon Botstein, Bard College and the American Symphony Orchestra

Awarded Honorable Mention by the Association for Jewish Studies 2012 Jordan Schnitzer Book Awards in the Category of Jewish Cultural Studies and Media StudiesŸ

Won the 2011 Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies USC Book Prize in Literary and Cultural Studies for outstanding monograph published on Russia, Eastern Europe or Eurasia in the fields of literary and cultural studies

Selected for the 2012 Historia Nova Prize for the Best Book on Russian Intellectual History Long List

About the Author

James Loeffler is Associate Professor of History at the University of Virginia (jamesloeffler.com). Educated at Harvard, Columbia, and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, he also studied in Russia and Ukraine as a U.S. Fulbright Fellow. He currently advises Pro Musica Hebraica, a Jewish classical music concert series based at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, DC (promusicahebraica.org). Dr. Loeffler lives in Charlottesville, Virginia with his family.

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