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Yiddish Civilisation: The Rise and Fall of a Forgotten Nation

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A portrait of a civilisation which flourished within living memory and left an indelible mark on historyIn the 13th century Yiddish language and culture began to spread from the Rhineland and Bavaria slowly east into Austria, Bohemia and Moravia, then to Poland and Lithuania and finally to western Russia and the Ukraine, becoming steadily less German and more Slav in the process. In its late-medieval heyday the culturally vibrant, economically successful, intellectually adventurous and largely self-ruling Yiddish society ...

Yiddish Civilisation: The Rise and Fall of a Forgotten Nation 2006, Vintage Books USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781400033775

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Yiddish Civilisation: The Rise and Fall of a Forgotten Nation 2006, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London

ISBN-13: 9780753819036

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Yiddish Civilisation: The Rise and Fall of a Forgotten Nation 2005, Alfred A. Knopf, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781400040872

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Yiddish Civilisation: The Rise and Fall of a Forgotten Nation 2005, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London

ISBN-13: 9780297829416

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