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Daughter of the shtetl : the memoirs of Doba-Mera Medvedeva

Author: Doba-Mera Medvedeva; Alice S Nakhimovsky; M Beĭzer
Publisher: Boston : Academic Studies Press, 2019. ©2019
Series: Jews of Russia & Eastern Europe and their legacy.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Doba-Mera Medvedeva belongs to a vanishingly small group of memoirists who are neither elite nor highly literate, but whose observations from the ground cast a vivid light on a lost world. The book reveals the quarrelsome underside of shtetl life at a time of scarce resources, and describes how Doba-Mera survives two pogroms and two world wars. Around 1905, barely a teenager but already earning a living, she joins  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Medvedeva, Doba-Mera, 1892-1976.
Daughter of the shtetl.
Boston : Academic Studies Press, 2019
(DLC) 2018057747
Named Person: Doba-Mera Medvedeva
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Doba-Mera Medvedeva; Alice S Nakhimovsky; M Beĭzer
ISBN: 9781618114365 1618114360 9781618114358 1618114352
OCLC Number: 1056475692
Language Note: Translated from the Russian.
Notes: Translated from the Russian.
Description: 149 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm.
Contents: AcknowledgmentsTranslator's NoteMy Babushka and Her MemoirsMichael BeizerA Unique Memoirist in Turbulent TimesAlice NakhimovskyA DIARY OF MY DAYSDoba-Mera Izrailevna Medvedeva (Gurevich)
Series Title: Jews of Russia & Eastern Europe and their legacy.
Responsibility: translated by Alice Nakhimovsky ; edited and introduced by Michael Beizer and Alice Nakhimovsky.

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