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Description - Gluckel by Gluckel of Hameln

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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Book Details

ISBN: 9780805205725
ISBN-10: 0805205721
Format: Paperback
(203mm x 127mm x mm)
Pages: 336
Imprint: Random House Inc
Publisher: Random House USA Inc
Publish Date: 27-Dec-1987
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Gluckel of Hameln

GLUCKEL OF HAMELN (1646-1724) was a German-Jewish businesswoman and diarist, whose account of life provides scholars with an intimate picture of communal life in the late-17th-early 18th century Jewish ghetto.