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Author Schainker, Ellie R., 1978- author.

Title Confessions of the shtetl : converts from Judaism in imperial Russia, 1817-1906 / Ellie R. Schainker.

Publication Info. Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, [2017]

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Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Woodstock PL Adult Non-Fiction - WOLY-11  248.246 SCH    AVAILABLE
Description xi, 339 pages ; 24 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Stanford studies in Jewish history and culture
Stanford studies in Jewish history and culture.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 309-327) and index.
Contents Introduction : converts and confessions -- The genesis of confessional choice -- The missionizing marketplace -- Shtetls, taverns, and baptisms -- From vodka to violence -- Relapsed converts and tales of Marranism -- Jewish Christian sects in southern Russia -- Epilogue : converts on the cultural map.
Subject Christian converts from Judaism -- Russia -- History -- 19th century.
Jews -- Conversion to Christianity -- Russia -- History -- 19th century.
Jewish Christians -- Russia -- History -- 19th century.
Jews -- Russia -- Identity -- History -- 19th century.
Religious tolerance -- Russia -- History -- 19th century.
Other Form: Online version: Schainker, Ellie R., 1978- Confessions of the shtetl. Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, 2016 9781503600249 (DLC) 2016031643
ISBN 9780804798280 (cloth ;) (alk. paper)
0804798281
9781503600249

 
    
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