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Title Yiddish [electronic resource] : a nation of words / Miriam Weinstein.
Author Weinstein, Miriam.
Publication South Royalton Vermont : Steerforth Press, [2001]
Copyright date ©2001
Edition First edition.
Description 1 online resource (xiii, 303 pages) : illustrations, map
text file
Call # eBOOK
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 279-289) and index.
Contents A Note on Yiddish Spelling -- Map of Yiddish Lands -- Introduction: Talking Jewish -- Pt. 1. Birth and Growth. Ch. 1. Long as the Jewish Exile. Ch. 2. Poland: Rest Here. Ch. 3. Shtetl: A Separate World. Ch. 4. Enlightenment and Hasidism: The Head and the Heart -- Pt. 2. The Modern Era. Ch. 5. Eastern Europe: Opening the Gates. Ch. 6. The Road to Czernowitz: The Politics of Language. Ch. 7. Russia: Kissed by a Thief. Ch. 8. The Soviet Union: Marching and Singing to Birobidzhan. Ch. 9. Israel: Language Wars in the Holy Land. Ch. 10. America: The Golden Land. Ch. 11. Poland: Drinking in the World. Ch. 12. Eastern Europe: Language as History -- Pt. 3. Annihilation. Ch. 13. Singing in the Face of Death -- Pt. 4. Aftermath. Ch. 14. Europe: Life from the Ashes. Ch. 15. America: Golden Land, Goyish Land. Ch. 16. Russia: The Heartthrob Yiddish Poet. Ch. 17. Israel: A New Nation, a New Tongue -- Pt. 5. Present and Future.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Yiddish language -- History.
Jews -- Civilization.
Jiddisch.
Jiddisch.
FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / Scandinavian Languages (Other)
Jews -- Civilization. (OCoLC)fst00983166
Yiddish language. (OCoLC)fst01182793
Genre Electronic books.
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Addl. Author OverDrive, Inc.
Related To Print version: Weinstein, Miriam. Yiddish. 1st ed. South Royalton Vermont : Steerforth Press, c2001 1586420275 (DLC) 2001002706 (OCoLC)46937428
ISBN 9781586422103 (electronic bk.)
1586422103 (electronic bk.)

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