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xiv, 321 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
"Many are the blessings I partake of": America's early Jewish women -- "Mothers in Israel": the American Jewesses -- "A new kind of Jewess": Eastern European Jewish women in America -- "Woman is looking around and ahead": wider worlds -- "Down from the pedestal...up from the laundry room": into the future.
A groundbreaking history of how Jewish women maintained their identity and influenced social activism as they wrote themselves into American history.