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Jewish Women in Historical Perspective

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ISBN-10: 0814327133

ISBN-13: 9780814327135

Edition: 2nd 1998

Authors: Judith Baskin

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Description:

This collection of revised and new essays explores Jewish women's history. Topics include portrayals of women in the Hebrew Bible, the image and status of women in the diaspora world of late antiquity, and Jewish women in the Middle Ages.
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Book details

List price: $27.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Wayne State University Press
Publication date: 12/1/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 416
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

Contributors
Editor's Note
Introduction
Portrayals of Women in the Hebrew Bible
Jewish Women in the Diaspora World of Late Antiquity
The Image and Status of Women in Classical Rabbinic Judaism
Jewish Women in the Middle Ages
Sephardi Women in the Medieval and Early Modern Periods
Italian Jewish Women
Prayers in Yiddish and the Religious World of Ashkenazic Women
Emancipation through Intermarriage? Wealthy Jewish Salon Women in Old Berlin
Engendering Liberal Jews: Jewish Women in Victorian England
Tradition and Transition: Jewish Women in Imperial Germany
The Women Teachers of the Alliance Israelite Universelle, 1872-1940
East European Jewish Women in an Age of Transition, 1880-1930
Daughters of the Nation: Between the Public and Private Spheres in Pre-State Israel
Gender and the Immigrant Jewish Experience in the United States
Spiritual Expressions: Jewish Women's Religious Lives in the United States in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries
Index