The Memoirs of Glückel of Hameln

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, 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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Review: Memoirs of Gluckel of Hameln

User Review  - Robert Rich - Goodreads

This a managing woman was also an excellent writer. She writes captivatingly about her times more than 300 years ago. She also managed to simultaneously raise a large family and run a trade business ... Read full review

Review: Memoirs of Gluckel of Hameln

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

Contents

JEWISH COsTUME 1N GLficRELs DAY
10
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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