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Author Fishman, David E., 1957- author.

Title The rise of modern Yiddish culture / David E. Fishman.

Published Pittsburgh, PA : University of Pittsburgh Press, [2005]


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (201 pages)
Series Pitt series in Russian and East European studies
Series in Russian and East European studies.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The rise of modern Yiddish culture : an overview -- The politics of Yiddish -- Language and revolution : Hevrat mefitse haskalah in 1905 -- The Bund's contribution -- Reinventing community -- New trends in interwar Yiddish culture -- The Judaism of secular Yiddishists -- Commemoration and cultural conflict : the Vilna Gaon's bicentennary -- Max Weinreich and the development of YIVO -- Embers plucked from the fire : the rescue of Jewish cultural treasures in Vilna.
Notes Description based on print version record.
Local Note Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2016. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Yiddish language -- Europe, Eastern -- History -- 19th century.
Yiddish language -- Europe, Eastern -- History -- 20th century.
Yiddish language -- Social aspects -- Europe, Eastern.
Yiddish language -- Political aspects -- Europe, Eastern.
Jews -- Europe, Eastern -- Intellectual life.
Jews -- Europe, Eastern -- Politics and government.
Yiddishists -- Europe, Eastern.
Electronic books.
ISBN 0822942720 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780822973799 (e-book)