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Author Petrovskiĭ-Shtern, Ĭokhanan.
Title The golden age shtetl : a new history of Jewish life in East Europe / Yohanan Petrovsky-Shtern.
Publication Info. Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press, [2014]
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Description 431 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibligraphical references (pages 361-415) and index.
Contents What's in a name? -- Russia discovers its shtetl -- Lawless freedom -- Fair trade -- The right to drink -- A violent dignity -- Crime, punishment, and a promise of justice -- Family matters -- Open house -- If I forget thee -- The books of the people -- The end of the Golden Age.
Subject Jews -- Europe, Eastern -- History.
Jews -- Europe, Eastern -- Social life and customs.
Shtetls -- Europe, Eastern -- History.
Europe, Eastern -- Ethnic relations.
Added Title New history of Jewish life in East Europe
ISBN 9780691160740 (cloth : alk. paper)
0691160740 (cloth : alk. paper)