Apprentice in Budapest: Memories of a World That Is No More

Apprentice in Budapest: Memories of a World That Is No More

by Raphael Patai
     
 

ISBN-10: 0739102109

ISBN-13: 9780739102107

Pub. Date: 11/01/2000

Publisher: Lexington Books

This frank autobiography covers the first twenty-two years of the life of Raphael Patai, famous anthropologist and biblical scholar. Patai shares meticulously researched genealogical narratives and historical and sociological observations, mixed freely—and with engaging frankness—with portions of an intensely personal and intimate nature. He paints a

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This frank autobiography covers the first twenty-two years of the life of Raphael Patai, famous anthropologist and biblical scholar. Patai shares meticulously researched genealogical narratives and historical and sociological observations, mixed freely—and with engaging frankness—with portions of an intensely personal and intimate nature. He paints a critical yet affectionate picture of Hungarian Jewry in the years preceding 1933—a world that is no more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780739102107
Publisher:
Lexington Books
Publication date:
11/01/2000
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
544
Product dimensions:
5.96(w) x 8.94(h) x 1.08(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Infancy and Early Childhood Chapter 2 Ancestral Gleanings Chapter 3 My Parents Chapter 4 Early School Years: 1916-1920 Chapter 5 High School Years: 1920-1924 Chapter 6 High School Years: 1924-1928 Chapter 7 Swiss Interlude: 1929 Chapter 8 Freshman at the Seminary and the University: 1929-1930 Chapter 9 A Year in Breslau: 1930-1931 Chapter 10 The Last Two Years in Budapest: 1931-1933 Chapter 11 Budapest Revisited: 1936

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