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Author Kotik, Yekhezkel, 1847-1921.

Title Journey to a nineteenth-century shtetl : the memoirs of Yekhezkel Kotik / edited with an introduction and Notes by David Assaf
Published Detroit : Wayne State University Press in cooperation with the Diaspora Research Institute, Tel Aviv University, ©2002

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Description 1 online resource (540 pages) : illustrations
Series Raphael Patai series in Jewish folklore and anthropology
Raphael Patai series in Jewish folklore and anthropology.
Contents Cover -- Contents -- Preface to the English Edition -- A Note on the Translation -- Abbreviations -- Introduction: “Life as It Was��Yekhezkel Kotik and His Memoirs -- My Memoirs, Yekhezkel Kotik -- Instead of an Introduction -- Sholem Aleichem�s letter to Yekhezkel Kotik -- 1. My Town -- 2. My Grandfather -- 3. The “Panic� -- 4. My Father and His Attraction to Hasidism -- 5. Yisrael, the Polish Patriot Hasid -- 6. The Handshake -- 7. The Scandal with the Assessor -- 8. My Melamdim -- 9. The Kidnappers -- 10. The Great Dispute
11. My Mother�s Unhappiness12. The Lords -- 13. Berl-Bendet�s Life on the Estate -- 14. How We Celebrated the Holidays -- 15. The Rebbe Is Dead! -- 16. The Fate of a Prodigy -- 17. The Garments of Those Days -- 18. My First Revolt -- 19. The Izbica Hasid -- 20. Marriage Negotiations -- 21. Liberating the Serfs -- 22. The Jews after the Polish Rebellion -- 23. “Keep in Step!� -- 24. The Debate -- 25. “Children, Gather the Coins!� -- 26. The Impact of the Bible on Me -- 27. The Cholera Epidemic -- 28. Grandmother�s Death
29. Hasidism and MitnaggedismAppendix A: Yekhezkel Kotik: List of Publications -- Appendix B: Selected Bibliography on Yekhezkel Kotik and His Memoirs -- Appendix C: Yekhezkel Kotik�s Genealogy -- Notes -- Works Cited -- Glossary -- A -- B -- C -- D -- F -- G -- H -- I -- K -- L -- M -- N -- P -- R -- S -- T -- V -- Y -- Z -- Indexes of Names, Places, and Subjects -- Indexe of Names -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- R -- S -- T -- V -- W
YZ -- Indexe of Places -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Y -- Z -- Indexe of Subjects -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Y -- Z
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 421-511) and indexes
Notes Russian
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Subject Kotik, Yekhezkel, 1847-1921.
SUBJECT Kotik, Yekhezkel, 1847-1921
Kotik, Yekhezkel, 1847-1921 fast
Kotik, Jecheskel. swd
Pariser Friedenskonferenz 1919-1920 Paris Polish Delegation gnd
Subject Jews -- Russia -- Biography
Jews -- Russia -- Social life and customs -- 19th century
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY -- Historical.
HISTORY -- Europe -- Russia & the Former Soviet Union.
Jews
Jews -- Social life and customs
Stetl
Russia
Genre/Form autobiographies (literary works)
Autobiographies
Biographies
Autobiographies.
Biographies.
Autobiographies.
Biographies.
Form Electronic book
Author Assaf, David
LC no. 2001008005
ISBN 9780814337332
0814337333
Other Titles Mayne zikhroynes̀. English