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Abigail Green

Abigail Green is professor of modern European history at Oxford University and tutorial fellow in history at Brasenose College, Oxford. Her most recent book is Moses Montefiore: Jewish Liberator, Imperial Hero (Harvard University Press), which won the Sami Rohr Choice Award and was a New Republic Best Book of 2010. She is currently working on an international history of Jewish liberal activism.

One Nation, Two Disraelis

One Nation, Two Disraelis

Abigail Green

In locating Disraeli within modern Jewish history, the late David Cesarani engages with a tradition that he traces back to Hannah Arendt and Isaiah Berlin, who placed Disraeli’s Jewishness at the heart of his private life, his novels, his political thought, and his career as a politician.