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Memorial books of Eastern European Jewry : essays on the history and meanings of Yizker volumes / edited by Rosemary Horowitz.

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Language:
English.
Publication date:
2011
Imprint:
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., c2011.
Format:
  • Book
  • vi, 296 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 261-287) and index.
Summary:
"Jews of Eastern Europe were targets of violence during the first half of the twentieth century. Survivors compiled memorial books to preserve historical, biographical, and cultural information. This collection provides a history of the memorial books and their cultural contexts; essays on Yizker books; key reviews (some translated from Yiddish); and a bibliographic overview of secondary sources"--Provided by publisher.
Contributor:
Horowitz, Rosemary.
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ISBN:
9780786441990
0786441992

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