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Gender and assimilation in modern Jewish history : the roles and representation of women

Author: Paula Hyman
Publisher: Seattle : University of Washington Press, ©1995.
Series: Samuel and Althea Stroum lectures in Jewish studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores the relation between gender and the encounter of Jews with various conditions of Modernity. She makes clear that the study of the process of Jewish assimilation in contemporary times must include women and gender in its framework.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Paula Hyman
ISBN: 0295974257 9780295974255 0295974265 9780295974262
OCLC Number: 31206701
Description: xiii, 197 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1. Paradoxes of Assimilation --
2. Seductive Secularization --
3. America, Freedom, and Assimilation --
4. The Sexual Politics of Jewish Identity.
Series Title: Samuel and Althea Stroum lectures in Jewish studies.
Responsibility: Paula E. Hyman.
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Explores the relation between gender and the encounter of Jews with various conditions of Modernity. She makes clear that the study of the process of Jewish assimilation in contemporary times must include women and gender in its framework.

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