Milly Witkop

Milly Witkop

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Milly Witkop(-Rocker) (March 3, 1877-November 23, 1955) was a Ukrainian-born Jewish anarcho-syndicalist and feminist writer and activist. She was the common-law wife of the better-known Rudolf Rocker. The couple's son, Fermin Rocker, was an artist. Witkop was born Vitkopski in the Ukrainian shtetl of Zlatopol to a pious Jewish Ukrainian-Russian family as the oldest of four sisters. The youngest of the four, Rose, also became a well-known anarchist. In 1894, Witkop left the Ukraine for London. In the decades following the 1881 assassination of Czar Alexander II, many Jews left Russia as a result of anti-Jewish pogroms throughout the Empire. Most went to the United Kingdom or the United States.
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  • Paperback | 124 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 191g
  • Chromo Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 613665671X
  • 9786136656717