A Research Agenda for New Historians

  • Robert E. MitchellEmail author


Earlier chapters drew on a wide range of evidentiary sources to paint a changing history of the Pale and its Jewish residents. This chapter introduces social science perspectives on how to create and manipulate quantifiable evidence to explore how Jews responded to the increasing disorder in their everyday lives.


Big data Emigration Evidence Infrastructure Jewish colonization society Literacy Migration Military drafts Networks Paupers Pogroms Poverty Push-pull Railroads Reason analysis Shipping companies Spatial distance Welfare agencies 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.BrooklineUSA

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