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Gender and Assimilation in Modern Jewish History

The Roles and Representations of Women

Gender and Assimilation in Modern Jewish History( )
Author: Hyman, Paula E.
Series title:The Samuel and Althea Stroum Lectures in Jewish Studies
Publication Date:Feb 1995
Publisher:University of Washington Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $30.00
Book Description:

Paula Hyman broadens and revises earlier analyses of Jewish assimilation, which depicted "the Jews" as though they were all men, by focusing on women and the domestic as well as the public realms. Surveying Jewish accommodations to new conditions in Europe and the United States in the years between 1850 and 1950, she retrieves the experience of women as reflected in their writings--memoirs, newspaper and journal articles, and texts of speeches--and finds that Jewish women's patterns...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Women's Studies
Social Science / Race & Ethnic Relations
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.85 x 8.97 Inches
Book Weight:0.9 Pounds

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