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From Shtetl to Milltown: Litvaks, Hungarians and Galizianers
     

From Shtetl to Milltown: Litvaks, Hungarians and Galizianers

by Robert Perlman
 
Turn-of-the-century Jewish life is explored in Poland, Russia, Hungary, and Galicia and compared to what was to be an utterly different environment in Western Pennsylvania. This book addresses how immigrants reshaped their traditions and lifestyles to fit a rapidly industrializing America.
The story is told through oral histories, family memoirs, census reports,

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Turn-of-the-century Jewish life is explored in Poland, Russia, Hungary, and Galicia and compared to what was to be an utterly different environment in Western Pennsylvania. This book addresses how immigrants reshaped their traditions and lifestyles to fit a rapidly industrializing America.
The story is told through oral histories, family memoirs, census reports, and local histories written by immigrants. The personal stories are often insightful and humorous, while maps and tables make this volume invaluable to researchers.
Robert Perlman was a professor of social welfare and social policy at the Heller School of Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts. He is the author of numerous books, including Bridging Three Worlds: Hungarian Jewish Americans, 1848-1914. <%END%>

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780936340098
Publisher:
Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania
Publication date:
07/28/2002
Pages:
124
Product dimensions:
7.06(w) x 10.02(h) x 0.39(d)

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