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Daughter of the Shtetl

The Memoirs of Doba-Mera Medvedeva

Daughter of the Shtetl( )
Author: Medvedeva, Doba-Mera
Edited and Translated by: Nakhimovsky, Alice
Editor: Beizer, Michael
Series title:Jews of Russia and Eastern Europe and Their Legacy Ser.
Publication Date:Apr 2019
Publisher:Academic Studies Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $90.00
Book Description:

Daughter of the Shtetl is an unusual memoir by an uneducated but sharply observant Jewish woman. Through the eyes of Doba-Mera, we experience the class divisions in shtetl and synagogue; pogroms and wars; working conditions in sewing shops; revolutionary circles around 1905; as well as aspects of everyday life such as education, courtship, housing, food, and illness.

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