The Golden Age Shtetl
A New History of Jewish Life in East EuropeBook - 2014
Neither a comprehensive history of Eastern European Jewish life or the shtetl, Petrovsky-Shtern, professor of Jewish Studies at Northwestern Univ., focuses on three provinces Volhynia, Podolia, and Kiev of the then Russian Empire during what he deems the golden age period, 1790 - 1840, when the shtetl was "the unique habitat of some 80 percent of East European Jews."
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press, 2014
Branch Call Number: 947.0004 PETRO
Characteristics: 431 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Alternative Title: Shtetl