Yiddish: A Nation of Words

Yiddish: A Nation of Words

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This first-ever popular history of Yiddish is so full of life that it reads like a biography of the language.

For a thousand years Yiddish was the glue that held a people together. Through the intimacies of daily use, it linked European Jews with their heroic past, their spiritual universe, their increasingly far-flung relations. In it they produced one of the world's most richly human cultures.

Impoverished and disenfranchised in the eyes of the world, Yiddish-speakers… (more)

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Book Details  


Publisher: Steerforth (August 21, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 300 pages

File size: 2.2 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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