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The Resource The journey home : Jewish women and the American century, Joyce Antler

The journey home : Jewish women and the American century, Joyce Antler

Label
The journey home : Jewish women and the American century
Title
The journey home
Title remainder
Jewish women and the American century
Statement of responsibility
Joyce Antler
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • In recent decades, prominent American Jewish women like Bella Abzug and Betty Friedan have made headlines and history, challenging the constraints facing women in American public life. Few realize that these women embody a hundred-year legacy of remarkable activism. From suffrage to birth control, from trade unionism to higher education, from civil rights to feminism to every aspect of popular culture, Jewish women have been in the vanguard, leading key social movements
  • and shaping cultural consciousness. Anarchists and Zionists, "sob sister" writers and Supreme Court justices, rabbis and reformers, personalities as diverse as Emma Goldman, Sophie Tucker and Gertrude Stein have left their indelible mark on the American century. Joyce Antler profiles these women leaders in The Journey Home, interweaving social history with brilliant portraiture. In a fresh and lively narrative, she examines the political conflicts and personal tensions
  • that animated their lives as they redefined the landscapes of American culture and society. To change their nation they battled class and gender prejudice, anti-Semitism, and anti-immigrant fervor. They drew sustenance from Jewish tradition but always took independent stands
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Antler, Joyce
Dewey number
920.72/0973
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DS115.2
LC item number
.A58 1997
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jewish women
  • Jews
  • Jews
Label
The journey home : Jewish women and the American century, Joyce Antler
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 337-385) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
35758137
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xviii, 410 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780684834443
Lccn
96039280
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
The journey home : Jewish women and the American century, Joyce Antler
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 337-385) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
35758137
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xviii, 410 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780684834443
Lccn
96039280
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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