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Making Jews modern : the Yiddish and Ladino press in the Russian and Ottoman Empires

Author: Sarah Abrevaya Stein
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2004.
Series: Modern Jewish experience (Bloomington, Ind.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"On the eve of the twentieth century, Jews in the Russian and Ottoman Empires were caught up in the major cultural and social transformations that constituted modernity for Ashkenazi and Sephardi Jewries, respectively. What language should Jews speak or teach their children? Should Jews acculturate, and if so, into what regional or European culture? What did it mean to be Jewish and Russian, Jewish and Ottoman,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Stein, Sarah Abrevaya.
Making Jews modern.
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2004
(OCoLC)607069501
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Abrevaya Stein
ISBN: 0253343046 9780253343048 9780253218933 0253218934
OCLC Number: 52288289
Description: xv, 311 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Making Jews Modern --
1. Creating a Yiddish Newspaper Culture --
2. Creating a Ladino Newspaper Culture --
3. Iconographies of Agitation --
4. Science of Healthy Living --
5. Images of Daily Life --
6. Advertising Anxiety --
Epilogue: Imprints of Empire.
Series Title: Modern Jewish experience (Bloomington, Ind.)
Responsibility: Sarah Abrevaya Stein.
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On the eve of the 20th century, Jews in the Russian and Ottoman empires were caught up in the major cultural and social transformations that constituted modernity for Ashkenazi and Sephardi Jewries.  Read more...

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Making Jews Modern is a major contribution to an understanding of modern Jewish history.Oct. 2010 * Slavonic and East European Review * Scholars of Russian history will be especially interested in Read more...

 
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