Memorial books of Eastern European Jewry : essays on the history and meanings of Yizker volumes (Book, 2011) [WorldCat.org]
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Memorial books of Eastern European Jewry : essays on the history and meanings of Yizker volumes

Author: Rosemary Horowitz
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Jews of Eastern Europe were targets of violence during the first half of the twentieth century. Survivors compiled memorial books to preserve historical, biographical, and cultural information. This collection provides a history of the memorial books and their cultural contexts; essays on Yizker books; key reviews (some translated from Yiddish); and a bibliographic overview of secondary sources"--Provided by  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Memorial books of Eastern European Jewry.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©2011
(OCoLC)991537366
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rosemary Horowitz
ISBN: 9780786441990 0786441992
OCLC Number: 659753725
Description: vi, 296 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Pt. I History --
1.A History of Yizker Books / Rosemary Horowitz --
2.Israel as the Cradle of Yizker Books / Michlean Amir --
pt. II Landmark Essays --
3.Landsmanshaftn Literature in the United States During the Past Ten Years / Philip Friedman --
4.Review of Yizker Books --
1953 / Jacob Shatzky --
5.Review of Yizker Books --
1955 / Jacob Shatzky --
6.A Survey and Evaluation of Yizker Books / Elias Schulman --
7."Memorial Books" as a Source for Research into the History of Jewish Communities in Europe / Abraham Wein --
pt. III Studies of Yizker Books --
8.Reception of Memorial Books in Poland / Monika Adamczyk-Garbowska --
9."To Hold Our Own Against Silence" / Adina Cimet --
10."Write This as a Memorial in the Book" --
A Jewish Pattern for Memory / Roni Kochavi-Nehab --
11.Blood Ties: Leib Rochman's Yiddish War Diary / Jan Schwarz --
pt. IV Studies Using Yizker Books --
12.Authenticating the Historical Fiction of Uri Orlev / Rosemary Horowitz --
13.Yizker Books and Photographic Form / Daniel Magilow --
14.The Others in Yizker Books / Rivka Parciak --
15.Klezmer Memories in Yizker Books / Yale Strom --
pt. V Bibliography --
16.A Survey of Reference Books / Rosemary Horowitz --
17.A Survey of Collections / Amy Burnette and Rosemary Horowitz.
Responsibility: edited by Rosemary Horowitz.

Abstract:

"Jews of Eastern Europe were targets of violence during the first half of the twentieth century. Survivors compiled memorial books to preserve historical, biographical, and cultural information. This collection provides a history of the memorial books and their cultural contexts; essays on Yizker books; key reviews (some translated from Yiddish); and a bibliographic overview of secondary sources"--Provided by publisher.

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