- Hardcover: 2448 pages
- Publisher: Yale University Press; First Edition edition (April 1, 2008)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0300119038
- ISBN-13: 978-0300119039
- Product Dimensions: 8.5 x 1.9 x 10.9 inches
- Shipping Weight: 12 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 4 customer reviews
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The YIVO Encyclopedia of Jews in Eastern Europe: 2 Volumes First Edition Edition
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"This splendid encyclopedia is a major resource for all those interested in the history and culture of East European Jewry. Exceedingly readable and carried out with the utmost professionalism."―Paula E. Hyman, Lucy Moses Professor of Modern Jewish History at Yale University
"Absolutely first rate . . . All of the leading scholars of East European Jews in North America, Israel, and Europe have written for the Encyclopedia, as have many excellent and exciting mid-career and junior scholars. As a result, the articles reflect the most recent scholarly consensus on many issues."―Marsha Rozenblit, Professor of History at the University of Maryland
"There has not been such an encyclopedia for several generations. This is an encyclopedia for the 21st century, a landmark of scholarly collaboration and editorial accomplishment."―Deborah Dash Moore, Director of the Frankel Center of Judaic Studies at the University of Michigan
About the Author
The YIVO Institute for Jewish Research is dedicated to the history and culture of Ashkenazi Jewry and to its influence in the Americas. It is the world’s preeminent resource center for East European Jewish Studies; Yiddish language, literature, and folklore; the Holocaust; and the American Jewish immigrant experience.
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