Chapter 34 – Bibliography

by Jason Lever


Posted on Sun, 10 Nov 2013 22:22:27 GMT


References to printed and online sources across all chapters

Alderman, Geoffrey, ‘The Political Impact of Zionism in the East End Before 1940’ in The Jewish East End 1840-1930 (The Jewish Historical Society of England on behalf of the Conference organising committee, 1981).

Alderman, Geoffrey, The Jewish Community in British Politics (Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1983).

Balinska, Maria, The Bagel: the surprising history of a modest bread (Yale University Press, 2008).

Bance, H, ‘Brighton on The Level’, The Preston Pages, July 2013 issue. (Cited Tony Greenstein, The Fight Against Fascism in Brighton and the South Coast).

Beckman, Morris, The 43 Group (Centerprise Publications, 1993).

Bermant, Chaim, Point of Arrival: A Study of London’s East End (Eyre Methuen, 1975).

Black, Eugene C, The Social Politics of Anglo-Jewry 1880-1920 (Basil Blackwell, 1988).

Black, Gerry, Jewish London: An Illustrated History (Breedon Books Publishing Co. Ltd., 2003).

Brodie, Marc, The Politics of the Poor: The East End of London 1885-1914 (OUP Clarendon Press, 2004).

Brook, Stephen, The Club: the Jews of Modern Britain (Constable, 1989).

Dudgeon, Piers, Our East End: Memories of Life in Disappearing Britain (Headline Review, 2008).

Feldman, David, ‘There Was an Englishman, An Irishman and a Jew: Immigrants and Minorities in Britain’, The Historical Journal, 26:1, March 1983, pp. 185-99.

Fishman, W.J., Into the Abyss: The Life and Work of G.R. Sim (Elliott & Thompson, 2008).

Fishman, W.J., The Streets of East London (Duckworth, 1979).

Fishman, W.J., ‘Jewish Immigrant Anarchists in East London 1870-1914’ in The Jewish East End 1840-1930 (The Jewish Historical Society of England on behalf of the Conference organising committee, 1981).

Freedland, Jonathan, Jacob’s Gift (Penguin Books, 2006).

Gartner, Lloyd P, The Jewish Immigrant in England, 1870-1914 (George Allen & Unwin Ltd., 1960).

Glinert, Ed, East End Chroncicles (Allen Lane, 2005).

Glover, David, ‘Still Closing the Gates: the legacy of the 1905 Aliens Act’, Jewish Quarterly, Vol 60, No 1, Spring 2013.

Hall, Tarquin, Salaam Brick Lane: A Year in the New East End (John Murray, 2005).

Jacobs, Martin
Posting 1 on JewishGen KehilaLinks
Posting 2 on JewishGen KehilaLinks
Posting 3 on JewishGen KehilaLinks

Jewish Chronicle, various articles accessed from their online archive.

Jones, Gareth Stedman, Outcast London: A Study in the Relationship Between Classes in Victorian Society (Clarendon Press, 1971).

Kalman, Raymond, ‘The Jewish East End – where was it?’ in The Jewish East End 1840-1930 (The Jewish Historical Society of England on behalf of the Conference organising committee, 1981).

Kirkham, Pat, Mace, Rodney and Porter, Julia, Furnishing the World: The East End Furniture Trade 1830-1980 (Journeyman Press Ltd., 1987).

Kops, Bernard, Bernard Kops’ East End: By the waters of Whitechapel (Fives Leaves Publications, 2006).

Lash (formerly Levy), Esther, My Life Story (self-published, Sydney, Australia, 1962). Posting 2 on JewishGen KehilaLinks

Lipman, V.D., ‘Jewish Settlement in the East End of London 1840-1940: the topographical and statistical background’ in The Jewish East End 1840-1930 (The Jewish Historical Society of England on behalf of the Conference organising committee, 1981).

Litvinoff, Emanuel, Journey Through a Small Planet (Robin Clark Ltd., 1983).

London Borough of Hackney, Archives:


  • H/CM/230 (Mayor’s correspondence file)

  • D/S/61/5/8 (1959) (Cuttings and photographs concerning the death of Solomon Lever) including:

  • ‘AMH for murder [ ]’, Daily Express, 20 July 1959

  • '”Uncle Sol” was not murdered’ (undated)

  • ‘London Jewish Bakers – to ballot on future’, Daily Worker (undated)



London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), New Survey of London Life and Labour, Vol 5: London Industries II (P.S King & Son Ltd., 1933).

Marsh, Arthur and Smethurst, John B., Historical Directory of Trade Unions, Vol V (Ashgate, 2006).

Mayhew, Henry, London Characters and Crooks, ed by Hibbert, Christopher, based on first editions of the four volumes of London Labour and the London Poor (1851, 1861, 1862) (The Folio Society, 1996).

Nurse EB, ‘The Jewish East End, 1840-1940: Sources for Students in the Tower Hamlets Local History Library’ in The Jewish East End 1840-1930 (The Jewish Historical Society of England on behalf of the Conference organising committee, 1981).

Osborne, Irving, ‘Achievers of the Ghetto’ in The Jewish East End 1840-1930 (The Jewish Historical Society of England on behalf of the Conference organising committee, 1981).

Pollins, Harold, ‘East End Jewish Working Men’s Clubs, Affiliated to the Working Men’s Club and Institute Union: 1870-1914’ in The Jewish East End 1840-1930 (The Jewish Historical Society of England on behalf of the Conference organising committee, 1981).

Poulsen, Charles, Scenes from a Stepney Youth (THAP Books Ltd., 1988).

Press clippings accessed on microfiche at the LB Hackney, Archives:

  • George Gale, ‘The last time I saw the man they found murdered yesterday’, Daily Express, 20 July 1959

  • ‘Coroner rules out murder of ex-Mayor’, Hackney Gazette, 7 August 1959

  • ‘Lever inquest: Manslaughter verdict’, Hackney Gazette, 21 August 1959



Rocker, Rudolf
, The London Years (trans by Joseph Letfwich) (AK Press / Five Leaves Press, 2005).

Rosenberg, David, Battle for the East End: Jewish responses to fascism in the 1930s (Five Leaves Press, 2011).

Samuel, Raphael, East End Underworld: Chapters in the Life of Arthur Harding (Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1981).

Sokoloff, Berta, Edith and Stepney: The Life of Edith Ramsay (Stepney Books Publications, 1987).

Srebnik, Henry Felix, London Jews and British Communism 1935-1945 (Valentine Mitchell, 1995).

Tarmon, Asher, ‘The Cable brings back wonderful memories’, Letter to The Cable, The Cable, Issue 6, 2008.

Taylor, Rosemary, Walks Through History: Exploring the East End (Breedon Books Publishing Co. Ltd., 2001).

Toynbee Hall, ‘A Brief History of Toynbee Hall’ (Toynbee Hall, n.d.).

Trades Union Congress, Annals, 1947 and 1948.

TUC History Online

No 1
No 2
No 3
No 4
No 5
No 6
No 7
No 8
No 9

Wayne, Larry, Union Bread: Bagels, Platzels and Chollah – the Story of the London Jewish Bakers’ Union, SHS Occasional Paper No. 26 (Jewish Socialists’ Group and the Socialist History Society, 2009).

Weightman, Gavin and Humphries, Steve, The Making of Modern London 1914-1939 (Sidgwick & Jackson, 1984).

White, Jerry, ‘Jewish Landlords, Jewish Tenants’ in The Jewish East End 1840-1930 (The Jewish Historical Society of England on behalf of the Conference organising committee, 1981).

White, Jerry, Rothschild Buildings (Pimlico, 2003).



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