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Hasidism: Key Questions

ISBN : 9780190631260

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¥11,396
Author: 
Marcin Wodzi'nski
Pages
360 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
156 x 235 mm
Pub date
Aug 2018
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Hasidism: Key Questions provides a refreshing new look at many central issues in historiography of Hasidism: its definition, gender, leadership, demographic size, geography, economy, and decline. This is the first attempt to respond those central questions in one book.

Index: 

Acknowledgments
Note on Transcription and Place Names
Introduction
Chapter 1: A Definition
Chapter 2: Women
Chapter 3: Leadership
Chapter 4: Demography
Chapter 5: Geography
Chapter 6: Economy
Chapter 7: The End and the Beginning
Conclusion

Bibliography
List of Figures and Tables
Index

About the author: 

Marcin Wodzinski is professor of Jewish history and literature at the University of Wroclaw, Poland. His special fields of interest are Jewish material culture and the social history of Jews in nineteenth-century Eastern Europe, especially the history of Hasidism and Haskalah. His books include: Hebrew Inscriptions in Silesia 13th-18th c. (Pol., 1996), Haskalah and Hasidism (2005), Hasidism and Politics (2013), and Historical Atlas of Hasidism (2018).

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