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Author Schainker, Ellie R., 1978- author

Title Confessions of the shtetl : converts from Judaism in imperial Russia, 1817-1906 / Ellie R. Schainker
Published Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, 2016
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Description 1 online resource
Series Stanford studies in Jewish history and culture
Stanford studies in Jewish history and culture.
Contents Introduction : converts and confessions -- The genesis of confessional choice -- The missionizing marketplace -- Shtetls, taverns, and baptisms -- From vodka to violence -- Relapsed converts and tales of Marranism -- Jewish Christian sects in southern Russia -- Epilogue : converts on the cultural map
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Christian converts from Judaism -- Russia -- History -- 19th century.
Jewish Christians -- Russia -- History -- 19th century.
Jews -- Conversion to Christianity -- Russia -- History -- 19th century.
Jews -- Russia -- Identity -- History -- 19th century
Religious tolerance -- Russia -- History -- 19th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2016031643
ISBN 1503600246 (electronic bk.)
9781503600249 (electronic bk.)