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Down Home: Jewish Life in North Carolina

Rogoff, Leonard

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ISBN 10: 0807833754 / ISBN 13: 9780807833759
Editorial: Univ of North Carolina Pr, 2010
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Título: Down Home: Jewish Life in North Carolina

Editorial: Univ of North Carolina Pr

Año de publicación: 2010

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición del libro:Brand New

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The Jewish experience in 'down home' North Carolina has been something like the best business deal: Good for both parties--very good for Jews and great for North Carolina. So is Rogoff's book.--D.G. Martin, syndicated columnist Rogoff accomplishes what is frequently quite difficult: he has created an aesthetically superior book that also provides a serious and scholarly treatment of North Carolina Jews." --The Journal of Southern History This impressive illustrated history should draw attention because of its incorporation of abundant oral histories in addition to a rich pictorial and documentary record. Its story, too, raises questions for national scholars. . . . An engrossing read and an important regional addition to US Jewish studies. . . . Highly recommended.--Choice Through oral histories, original documents and fascinating profiles, the author and UNC alumnus provides the first comprehensive social history of its kind.--Carolina Arts & Sciences Compellingly document[s] the narrative of the North Carolina Jewish experience. . . . By weaving the complex narrative of North Carolina Jewry into its broader context, Leonard Rogoff has made a valuable contribution. . . . Fantastic . . . will undoubtedly serve as a model to those endeavoring to write southern Jewish history.--Southern Jewish History A fascinating trove. . . . To paraphrase the old frankfurter ad, you don't have to be Jewish to enjoy Down Home.--Wilmington Star News The long history and deep roots of Jews in the Tar Heel state are coming to life in an ambitious new multimedia project that. . . . [encompasses a] handsomely illustrated coffee-table book [celebrating] Jewish contributions to North Carolina social, civic and commercial life. . . . [and] a nearly vanished way of life for Jews in the state's mill and market towns.--Forward Much like the fact that you don't have to be Jewish to enjoy matzah ball soup and gefilte fish, you don't need to be Jewish to be engaged by Rogoff's clear and fascinating history of this relatively small but integral group of North Carolinians.--Our State Elevates the quality of Jewish histories that focus on a particular locality. Rogoff fully confronts the difficulties that Jews in North Carolina experienced and he skillfully traces their history to the present day. . . . Will be of interest to Jews generally as well as to everyone who is curious about Southern history.--Jewish Journal

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