Journey to a Nineteenth-Century Shtetl: The Memoirs of Yekhezkel Kotik

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Wayne State University Press, Apr 9, 2008 - Social Science - 544 pages
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The first annotated English edition of a classic early-twentieth-century Yiddish memoir that vividly describes Jewish life in a small Eastern European town.
 

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Contents

Preface to the English Edition
7
A Note on the Translation
11
Abbreviations
13
Life as It WasYekhezkel Kotik and His Memoirs
15
My Memoirs Yekhezkel Kotik
99
Yekhezkel Kotik List of Publications
411
Selected Bibliography on Yekhezkel Kotik and His Memoirs
413
Yekhezkel Kotiks Genealogy
417
Notes
421
Works Cited
481
Glossary
513
Indexes of Names Places and Subjects
519
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About the author (2008)

David Assaf is a professor of Jewish history at Tel Aviv University. His books include The Regal Way: The Life and Times of Rabbi Israel of Ruzhin (1997 [Hebrew], English edition forthcoming).

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