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Lithuanian Jewish culture

Author: Dovid Katz
Publisher: Vilnius, Lithuania : Baltos Lankos ; Budapest ; New York : Distributed by Central European University Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A study of the various cultures of the Litvaks, the Jews of Lithuania. It traces the culture of the Litvaks from the prehistory of ancient Israel through to Babylonia and Europe, the first  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dovid Katz
ISBN: 9789639776517 9639776513 9789955233091 9955233095
OCLC Number: 456977629
Language Note: In English.
Notes: "Published with support from the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Lithuania, the Culture and Sports Foundation of the Republic of Lithuania [and] the Vilnius Yiddish Institute at Vilnius University (History Faculty)"--Title page verso.
Includes folded poster-size color map of Lithuania.
Description: 398 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 29 cm
Contents: Jewish Lithuania --
The ancient heritage --
Ashkenaz --
Lita --
The council of Lithuania --
The Gaon of Vilna --
Hasidim and Misnagdim --
A land for Jewish tradition --
Individualists and modernists --
Hebrew comes to life --
Yiddish comes to modern European culture --
Times of revolution --
In four new republics --
Lithuanian Jewish art --
Today.
Responsibility: by Dovid Katz.

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