The Tenuous Survival of an American Jewish Community
Normal Price: $25.25
Your Price: $22.73 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $2.53! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $1.14 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available, ships in 8-11 days
Middletown Jews by Dwight W. Hoover
Book Description"Middletown Jews...takes us, through nineteen fascinating interviews done in 1979, into the lives led by mainly first generation American Jews in a small mid-western city." -San Diego Jewish Times "...this brief work speaks volumes about the uncertain future of small-town American Jewry." -Choice "The book offers a touching portrait that admirably fills gaps, not just in Middletown itself but in histories in general." -Indianapolis Star "...a welcome addition to the small but growing number of monographs covering local aspects of American Jewish history." -Kirkus Reviews In Middletown, the landmark 1927 study of a typical American town (Muncie, Indiana), the authors commented, "The Jewish population of Middletown is so small as to be numerically negligible...[and makes] the Jewish issue slight." But WAS the "Jewish issue" slight? What did it mean to be a Jew in Muncie? That is the issue that this book seeks to answer. The Jewish experience in Muncie reflects what many similar communities experienced in hundreds of Middletowns across the midwest.
Buy Middletown Jews book by Dwight W. Hoover from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780253212061
(216mm x 133mm x 14mm)
Imprint: Indiana University Press
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publish Date: 22-Feb-1998
Country of Publication: United States
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Middletown Jews book by Dwight W. Hoover and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Dwight W. Hoover
Dan Rottenberg has published five books and hundreds of articles. He is also the editor of Philadelphia Forum, a weekly paper he founded in 1996. Dwight W. Hoover was Professor of History at Ball State University and is the author of several books, including A Pictorial History of Indiana.
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2017. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.