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The shtetl [electronic resource] : new evaluations / edited by Steven T. Katz.

By: Katz, Steven T, 1944-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Elie Wiesel Center for Judaic Studies series: Publisher: New York : New York University Press, c2007Description: 1 online resource (viii, 328 p.).ISBN: 9781435607309 (electronic bk.); 1435607309 (electronic bk.); 9781435603899 (electronic bk.); 1435603893 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Jews -- Europe, Eastern -- Social conditions | Jews -- Europe, Central -- Social conditions | Shtetls | Europe, Eastern -- Ethnic relations | Europe, Central -- Ethnic relations | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- Cultural | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Discrimination & Race Relations | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Minority Studies | Schtetl | Joden | Oost-EuropaGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Shtetl.DDC classification: 305.892/4043709041 Other classification: 15.70 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction / Samuel Kassow -- The importance of demography and patterns of settlement for an understanding of the Jewish experience in East-Central Europe / Gershon David Hundert -- A shtetl with a yeshiva : the case of Volozhin / Immanuel Etkes -- Rebbetzins, wonder-children, and the emergence of the dynastic principle in Hasidism / Nehemia Polen -- Two Jews, three opinions: politics in the shtetl at the turn of the twentieth century / Henry Abramson -- The shtetl in Poland, 1914-1918 / Konrad Zieli�nski -- The shtetl in interwar Poland / Samuel Kassow -- Looking at the Yiddish landscape : representation in nineteenth-century Hasidic and Maskilic literature / Jeremy Dauber -- Imagined geography : the shtetl, myth, and reality / Israel Bartal -- Gender and the disintegration of the shtetl in modern Hebrew and Yiddish literature / Naomi Seidman -- Rediscovering the shtetl as a new reality : David Bergelson and Itsik Kipnis / Mikhail Krutikov -- Agnon's synthetic shtetl / Arnold J. Band -- The image of the shtetl in contemporary Polish fiction / Katarzyna Wiec�awska -- Sarny and Rokitno in the Holocaust : a case study of two townships in Wolyn (Volhynia) / Yehuda Bauer -- The world of the shtetl / Elie Wiesel.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction / Samuel Kassow -- The importance of demography and patterns of settlement for an understanding of the Jewish experience in East-Central Europe / Gershon David Hundert -- A shtetl with a yeshiva : the case of Volozhin / Immanuel Etkes -- Rebbetzins, wonder-children, and the emergence of the dynastic principle in Hasidism / Nehemia Polen -- Two Jews, three opinions: politics in the shtetl at the turn of the twentieth century / Henry Abramson -- The shtetl in Poland, 1914-1918 / Konrad Zieli�nski -- The shtetl in interwar Poland / Samuel Kassow -- Looking at the Yiddish landscape : representation in nineteenth-century Hasidic and Maskilic literature / Jeremy Dauber -- Imagined geography : the shtetl, myth, and reality / Israel Bartal -- Gender and the disintegration of the shtetl in modern Hebrew and Yiddish literature / Naomi Seidman -- Rediscovering the shtetl as a new reality : David Bergelson and Itsik Kipnis / Mikhail Krutikov -- Agnon's synthetic shtetl / Arnold J. Band -- The image of the shtetl in contemporary Polish fiction / Katarzyna Wiec�awska -- Sarny and Rokitno in the Holocaust : a case study of two townships in Wolyn (Volhynia) / Yehuda Bauer -- The world of the shtetl / Elie Wiesel.

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