Portraits of Our Past

`

Portraits of Our Past

Jews of the German Countryside

Emily C. Rose

372 pages
75 black and white illustrations

Hardcover

June 2001

978-0-8276-0706-4

$35.00 Add to Cart
eBook (EPUB)

(Requires Adobe Digital Editions)

April 2017

978-0-8276-1345-4

$21.00 Add to Cart
eBook (PDF)

(Requires Adobe Digital Editions)

January 2010

978-0-8276-0961-7

$21.00 Add to Cart

About the Book

An absorbing look at the daily lives of rural Jews in eighteenth and nineteenth century Germany.

Includes over 75 black and white illustrations, a guide for researchers, maps, and a bibliography.

Praise

"While many books describe daily life in Eastern European cities and shtetls before the Holocaust, Emily Rose's Portraits of Our Past: Jews of the German Countryside may be unique in highlighting the experiences of rural Jews in 18th- and 19th-century Germany. Through a genealogy research project, Rose came to realize that her understanding of rural German Jews "had been very limited and, in many respects, completely wrong"; this absorbing study weaves her discoveries about her own ancestors' experiences with the larger history of Diaspora Jews in Germany."—Publishers Weekly

Also of Interest