Pastrami on Rye: An Overstuffed History of the Jewish Deli

Pastrami on Rye: An Overstuffed History of the Jewish Deli

by Ted Merwin


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781479872558
Publisher: New York University Press
Publication date: 10/02/2018
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 162,425
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Ted Merwin is Associate Professor of Religion and Judaic Studies at Dickinson College (PA), where he is Founding Director of the Milton B. Asbell Center for Jewish Life. He writes about Jewish theater, dance, and food for the New York Jewish Week and other major newspapers and magazines.

Table of Contents

1. According to the Customer’s Desire: The First Delicatessens in Eastern Europe and the United States 000
2. From a Sandwich to a National Institution: Delicatessens in the Jazz Age and the Interwar Era 000
3. Send a Salami: Delicatessens during the Second World War and the Postwar Exodus from New York 000
4. Miss Hebrew National Salami: The Movement to the Suburbs and the Decline of the Deli 000
Conclusion: The Contemporary Jewish Deli—Whistling Past the Graveyard 000
Preface AlwAys left wAnting More z xi z Acknowledgments z xv z Introduction the PlAce where everyone Knows your nAMe z 1 z 3 9 1 0 4 According to the Customer’s Desire the first DelicAtessens in eAstern euroPe AnD the uniteD stAtes z 17 z 3 9 2 0 4 From a Sandwich to a National Institution DelicAtessens in the JAzz Age AnD the interwAr erA z 53 z
3 9 3 0 4Send a SalamiDelicatessens During the seconD WorlD War anD the PostWar exoDus from neW Yorkz 91

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