From Shtetl to Milltown: Litvaks, Hungarians and Galizianersby Robert Perlman
The story is told through oral histories, family memoirs, census reports,
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%>
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