reads like a folktale peppered with passionate characters. s endangered list, but once spoken by eleven million people.
Author Mariam Weinstein, a freelance journalist in Massachusetts who grew up in the Bronx when Yiddish could still be heard on almost any street corner, takes to her subject with enthusiasm.
Yiddish: a nation of words. Complete with two time lines, a glossary, and a bibliography, her work outlines the rise.
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Home Browse Books Book details, Yiddish: A Nation of Words. The written and spoken word formed the Yiddishland that never came to be. Yiddish: A Nation of Words. Words were army, university, city-state, territory. They were a people's home. The tale, which has never before been told, is nothing short of miraculous - the saving of a people through speech.
Yiddish : a nation of words. by. Weinstein, Miriam. New York : Ballantine Books. inlibrary; printdisabled; ; ctlibrary; china; americana.
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reads like a folktale peppered with passionate characters. Weinstein’s aims to do that and her success.