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Published: 19 October 2020

264 Pages | 16 illustrations

6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190651961

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Biography of a Language

Jeffrey Shandler

  • Offers a thematic approach to the history of Yiddish
  • Focuses on the dynamic interrelation of the language, its speakers, and their culture
  • Explores the symbolic investments that Yiddish speakers and others have made in the language