Jewish Women in Historical Perspective

Jewish Women in Historical Perspective


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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; Jewish women in the Middle Ages; Sephardi women in the medievil and early modern periods; Italian Jewish women; prayers in Yiddish and the religious world of Ashkenazic women; gender and the immigrant Jewish experience in the United States.

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  • Paperback | 416 pages
  • 154.2 x 230.4 x 20.6mm | 521.64g
  • Wayne State University Press
  • Detroit, MI, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 0814327133
  • 9780814327135
  • 1,275,856

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Judith R. Baskin is a professor and the chair of the Department of Judaic Studies at the State University of New York at Albany.

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