The Memoirs of Glückel of Hameln

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Random House LLC, 1977 - Social Science - 295 pages
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Begun in 1690, this diary of a 44 year old German Jewish widow, mother of 14 children, tells how she guided the financial and personal destinies of her children. A document in the history of 17th century women.
  

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User Review  - Kressel Housman - Goodreads

When Gluckel of Hameln, a 17th century German Jewish woman, began to write her memoirs, she could not have known that they would last through the centuries and become a unique primary source of Jewish ... Read full review

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User Review  - Maria Carson - Goodreads

I found this very boring. I start with this not because most people pick up this book expecting a page turner, but many of my colleagues within the field of Jewish studies have claimed that they ... Read full review

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Contents

JEWISH COsTUME 1N GLficRELs DAY
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TYPICAL JEWISH INTERIORNORTH GERMANY
58
BETROTHAL CEREMONY
106
HEIMER 112
200
THE JEWRY OF METzLATE SEVENTEENTH
238
THE FEAsT OF WEEKs IN A SOUTH GERMAN
272
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