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Shtetl

A Vernacular Intellectual History

Shtetl( )
Author: Shandler, Jeffrey
Series title:Key Words in Jewish Studies
ISBN:978-0-8135-8244-3
Publication Date:Jan 2014
Publisher:Rutgers University Press
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $27.95
Book Description:

By examining the meaning of shtetl, Jeffrey Shandler asks how Jewish life in provincial towns in Eastern Europe has become the subject of extensive creativity, memory, and scholarship. He traces the trajectory of writing about these towns, by Jews and non-Jews, residents and visitors, researchers, novelists, memoirists, journalists, and others, to demonstrate how the Yiddish word for...
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Book Details
Pages:178
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 Inches
Author Biography
Shandler, Jeffrey (Author)
Jeffrey Shandler is assistant professor in the Department of Jewish Studies at Rutgers University.




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