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Author Shoḥeṭ, ʻAzriʼel.
Title Toldot ḳehilat Pinsḳ 641/1881-701/1941. English
The Jews of Pinsk, 1881 to 1941 / Azriel Shohet ; edited by Mark Jay Mirsky and Moshe Rosman ; translated by Faigie Tropper and Moshe Rosman ; with an afterword by Zvi Gitelman.
Imprint Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2012.

Author Shoḥeṭ, ʻAzriʼel.
Series Stanford studies in Jewish history and culture
Stanford studies in Jewish history and culture.
Subject Jews -- Belarus -- Pinsk -- History.
Jews -- Belarus -- Pinsk -- Social conditions.
Jews -- Belarus -- Pinsk -- Economic conditions.
Jews -- Education -- Belarus -- Pinsk -- History.
Pinsk (Belarus) -- Ethnic relations.
Alt Name Mirsky, Mark.
Rosman, Murray Jay.
Tropper, Faigie.
Description 1 online resource (xxxiv, 754 pages) : illustrations, maps.
polychrome rdacc
Note "Originally published in Hebrew in 1977 under the title Toledot Kehillat Pinsk-Karlin: 1881-1941."
This is the second part of a major undertaking carried out by scholars in Israel to recover and narrate the history of the important Jewish community in Pinsk.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Pinsk : 1881-1914 -- Political trends up to 1906 -- The Hebrew language movement in Pinsk -- Schooling, education, and culture : 1881-1914 -- Changes in lifestyle and culture : 1881-1914 -- Institutions, societies and associations for social welfare : 1881-1914 -- Suppression and reaction : 1906-1914 -- In the period of the First World War -- Interregnum (1918-1920) -- Between two wars -- The Second World War up to the Nazi occupation (September 16, 1939-July 4, 1941).
Summary This title provides a detailed and comprehensive history of the Jewish community in Pinsk. The second portion of this study focuses on Pinsk's turbulent final 60 years, showing the reality of life in this important, and in many ways representative Eastern European Jewish community.
ISBN 9780804785020 (electronic bk.)
0804785023 (electronic bk.)
9780804741583 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0804741581
OCLC # 823740097
Additional Format Print version: Shoḥeṭ, ʻAzriʼel. Toldot ḳehilat Pinsḳ 641/1881-701/1941. English. Jews of Pinsk, 1881 to 1941. Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2012 (DLC) 2011030062


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