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Author Nadell, Pamela Susan, author.

Title America's Jewish women : a history from colonial times to today / Pamela S. Nadell.

Publication Info. New York, NY : W. W. Norton & Company, Inc., [2019]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction  New Shelf  305.4889 NAD    Available
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor  New Shelf  305.48892 NAD    Available
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1 copy being processed for PAS Central Library On Order.
Edition First Edition.
Description xiv, 321 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents "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.
Summary A groundbreaking history of how Jewish women maintained their identity and influenced social activism as they wrote themselves into American history.
Subject Jewish women -- United States -- History.
Jewish women -- Political activity -- United States.
Feminism -- Religious aspects -- Judaism.
ISBN 9780393651232 hardcover $28.95
0393651231 hardcover $28.95

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