Women of the shtetl: through the eyes of Y. L. Peretz
A sociopsychological and sociohistorical study of Jewish women of the East European shetl as they were perceived by Y. L. Peretz, a prominent chronicler of Jewish life in Eastern Europe during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
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Peretzs Empathic Linkage to Woman
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