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Hasidism and the Jewish Enlightenment: Their Confrontation in Galicia and Poland in the First Half of the… by  Raphael Mahler - First Edition - 1985 - from House of Our Own Books (SKU: 003075)

Hasidism and the Jewish Enlightenment: Their Confrontation in Galicia and Poland in the First Half of the Nineteenth Century

Hasidism and the Jewish Enlightenment: Their Confrontation in Galicia and Poland in the First Half of the… by  Raphael Mahler - First Edition - 1985 - from House of Our Own Books (SKU: 003075)
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Hasidism and the Jewish Enlightenment: Their Confrontation in Galicia and Poland in the First Half of the Nineteenth Century

by Mahler, Raphael

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ISBN 10
0827602332
ISBN 13
9780827602335
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Philadelphia, PA, U.S.A.: Jewish Publication Society, 1985. Originally published in Yiddish and Hebrew, this is a classic study of Hasidism and the Haskalah, the Jewish Enlightenment, movements that clashed in the early 19th century and contributed to the shaping of modern Jewish culture; the author, born in Galicia, received a doctorate in history from the University of Vienna, did research on the history of Polish Jewry, and later settled in Israel where he became professor of Eastern European Jewish History at the University Tel Aviv and a leading member of Mapam, the left-wing Labor-Zionist party; translated from Yiddish by Eugene Orenstein, and from Hebrew by Aaron and Jenny Klein (black cloth with yellow lettering is slightly cocked; black pictorial dust jacket with photo of Polish synagogue on the front, author's photo on the back; a bright, clean, tight copy). First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Near Fine.

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Bookseller
House of Our Own Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
003075
Title
Hasidism and the Jewish Enlightenment: Their Confrontation in Galicia and Poland in the First Half of the Nineteenth Century
Author
Mahler, Raphael
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0827602332
ISBN 13
9780827602335
Publisher
Jewish Publication Society
Place of Publication
Philadelphia, PA, U.S.A.
Date Published
1985
Keywords
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