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Title WORLD OF OUR FATHERS [electronic resource] : the journey of the east european jews to america and the life they found and made.
Author Howe, Irving.
Publication [Place of publication not identified] : OPEN ROAD MEDIA, 2017.
Description 1 online resource.
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Call # eBOOK
Contents Cover Page; Title Page; Dedication; Contents; Introduction by Morris Dickstein; Preface; 1 Toward America; 1 Origins; The World of the Shtetl; Ferment and Enlightenment; The Start of Social Change; The Prospect of America; 2 Departure and Arrival; Crossing into Europe; The Lure of America; From Border to Port; The Ordeal of Steerage; At Ellis Island; A Work of Goodness; "Hordes" of Aliens; Open Door-and Closed; The Jews Who Came; 2 The East Side; 3 The Early Years, 1881-1900; The First Shock; "A Gray, Stone World"; A New Tempo, a New Way; Peddling and Sewing; Going to the Land
In the TenementsThe Implacability of Gentleness; A Chaos in Hebrew; Dislocation and Pathology; Voices of the Left; What Migration Meant; 4 Disorder and Early Progress; An Early Combat; New Tastes, New Styles; Spreading Across the City; An Experiment in Community; The Failure of the Banks; Beginnings of a Bourgeoisie; What the Census Shows; A Slow Improvement; 5 Slum and Shop; Working in the Shops; Rising in the World; Ways to Make a Living; 6 The Way They Lived Then; At the Heart of the Family; Boarders, Desertions, Generational Conflict; The Inner World of the Landsmanshaft
Shul, Rabbi, and CantorVersions of Belief; From Heder to Secular School; Dreamers of a Nation; A Bit of Fun on the East Side; Up into the Catskills; Matchmakers, Weddings, Funerals; To the Brim; 7 The Restlessness of Learning; "Americanizing" the Greenhorns; A Visit to the Cafes; A Passion for Lectures; The Self-Educated Worker; Fathers and Sons; 8 Growing Up in the Ghetto; Parents and Children; Delinquents and Gangs; Girls in the Ghetto; Going to School; Jewish Children, American Schools; Immigrants and the Gary Plan; City College: Toward a Higher Life; 9 Jewish Labor, Jewish Socialism
Early WeaknessesThe Girls and the Men; The Triangle Shirt Fire; The Jewish Working Class; The Socialist Upsurge; The Meaning of Jewish Socialism; 10 Breakup of the Left; Civil War in the Garment Center; Dual Unions-and the Furriers; A Network of Culture; Recovery, Growth, Adaptation; From Politics to Sentiment; 11 Getting into American Politics; Getting on with Tammany; The Jews and the Irish; Maneuvering Within the City; Low Roads, High Roads; 12 American Responses; The Native Reformers; Stage, Song, and Comic Strip; From Henry Adams to Henry James; Legal Rights, Social Rebuffs
3 The Culture of Yiddish13 The Yiddish Word; Sweatshop Writers; Poets of Yiddishkeit; The Rise of Di Yunge; Three Yiddish Poets; The Modernist Poets; Literary Life on the East Side; Yiddish Fiction in America; After the Holocaust; An Unyielding Voice; 14 The Yiddish Theatre; The Vital Hacks; Time of the Players; A Theatre of Festival; Art and Trash; An Art of Their Own; 15 The Scholar-Intellectuals; Where Should They Go?; Dean of Critics; A Gifted Voice; A Disinterested Historian; 16 The Yiddish Press; Kindergarten and University; A New Journalism; Tell Me, Dear Editor
Subject Yiddish language -- New York (State) -- New York.
Jews, East European -- New York (State) -- New York.
Jews -- New York (State) -- New York.
Immigrants -- New York (State) -- New York.
New York (N.Y.) -- Ethnic relations.
Genre Electronic books.
Addl. Author OverDrive, Inc.
ISBN 1504047559 (electronic bk.)
9781504047555 (electronic bk.)

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