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The Rise of Modern Yiddish Culture.

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Author/Creator:
Fishman, David E.
Edition:
1st ed.
Publication:
: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2005.
Series:
Russian and East European Studies
Russian and East European Studies ; v.31
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (201 pages)
Subjects:
Yiddish language -- Europe, Eastern -- History -- 19th century.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
Acting as an important historical archive for the Jews of eastern Europe, The Rise of Modern Yiddish Culture examines the progress of Yiddish culture from its origins in Tsarist and inter-war Poland to its apex with the founding of the Yiddish Scientific Institute in 1925.
Contents:
Intro
Contents
Preface
I. Tsarist Russia
1. The Rise of Modern Yiddish Culture: An Overview
2. The Politics of Yiddish
3. Language and Revolution: Hevrat Mefitse Haskalah in 1905
4. The Bund's Contribution
5. Reinventing Community
II. Poland between the World Wars
6. New Trends in Interwar Yiddish Culture
7. The Judaism of Secular Yiddishists
8. Commemoration and Cultural Conflict: The Vilna Gaon's Bicentennary
9. Max Weinreich and the Development of YIVO
10. Embers Plucked from the Fire: The Rescue of Jewish Cultural Treasures in Vilna
Notes
Selected Bibliography
Index.
Notes:
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Local notes:
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Other format:
Print version: Fishman, David E. The Rise of Modern Yiddish Culture
ISBN:
9780822973799
9780822942726
OCLC:
887803571
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