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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Very interesting insight into the life of a Jewish woman in the 17th century. Read full review

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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

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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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