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Author Trachtenberg, Barry.

Title The revolutionary roots of modern Yiddish, 1903-1917 / Barry Trachtenberg
Edition First edition
Published New YorK : Syracuse University Press, [2008]
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 222 pages) : illustrations
Series Judaic traditions in literature, music, and art
Judaic traditions in literature, music, and art.
Contents Yiddish as instrument and ideology -- The Jewish revolution of 1905 -- From jargon to visnshaft -- Shmuel Niger and the making of Yiddish high culture -- Ber Borochov: science in service of the revolution -- Nokhem Shtif: a contrarian's Yiddishism
Summary "The Revolutionary Roots of Modern Yiddish, 1903-1917 investigates the evolution in status of the Yiddish language and three major figures responsible for its transformation."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Borochov, Ber, 1881-1917.
Niger, Samuel, 1883-1955.
Shṭif, Naḥum, 1879-1933.
Jews -- Russia -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
Yiddish language -- Social aspects -- Russia.
Yiddish language -- Russia -- History -- 20th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0815651368 (electronic bk.)
9780815651369 (electronic bk.)
(cloth ; alk. paper)