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Roads TakenEceded them This book is the first to tell the remarkable story of the Jewish men who put packs on their backs and traveled forth house to house farm to farm mining camp to mining camp to sell their goods to peoples across the world Persistent and resourceful these peddlers propelled a mass migration of Jewish families out of central and eastern Europe north Africa and the Ottoman Empire to destinations as far flung as the United States Great Britain South Africa and Latin America   Hasia Diner tells the story of millions of discontented young Jewis.

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H men who sought opportunity abroad leaving parents wives and sweethearts behind Wherever they went they learned unfamiliar languages and customs endured loneliness battled the elements and proffered goods from the metropolis to people of the hinterlands In the Irish Midlands the Adirondacks of New York the mining camps of New South Wales and so many other places these traveling men brought change—to themselves and the families who later followed to the women whose homes and communities they entered and ultimately to the geography of Jewish history..

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READ Roads Taken ☆ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB î ✭ [PDF] ✪ Roads Taken By Hasia R. Diner ✺ – Citybells.co.uk Finalist for the 2015 National Jewish Book Award Celebrate 350 Award for American Jewish Studies Between the late 1700s and the 1920s nearly one third of the world’s Jews emigrated to new lands Cros F[PDF] Roads Taken By Hasia R. Diner Citybells.co.uk Finalist for the 2015 National Jewish Book Award Celebrate 350 Award for American Jewish Studies Between the late 1700s and the 1920s nearly one third of the world’s Jews emigrated to new lands Cros Finalist for the National Jewish Book Award Celebrate Award for American Jewish Studies Between the late s and the s nearly one third of the world’s Jews emigrated to new lands Crossing borders and often oceans they followed paths paved by intrepid peddlers who pr.

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  • Jan Rice

    READ Roads Taken ☆ PDF eBook or Kindle ePUB Roads TakenThis sack will teach you to talk will give you food to eat will give you an opportunity to emerge from your greenness will teach you to integrate yourself into American life204 I found this book which illuminates an aspect of history I knew little about surprising and inspiring It came out this year; it's in essence the Jewish The Warmth of Other Suns The Epic Story of America's Great Migration and although so far I don't think it's getting that degree of publicity I discovered it almost by chanceIn the 19th century extended by an additional two decades on either end half of the Jews in the world about five million emigrated with a third over three million crossing national borders Whereas from the 11th century on through the 15th and further their movement had been southward and eastward think Crusades expulsion from Spain in 1492 and so on the new movement was back toward the west and north The commonly accepted picture has been


  • The Jewish Book Council

    READ Roads Taken ☆ PDF eBook or Kindle ePUB Roads TakenReview by Zachary M Baker for the Jewish Book Council


  • Steve Hersh

    READ Roads Taken ☆ PDF eBook or Kindle ePUB Roads TakenA very interesting history of Jewish peddling in the new world As described by Diner the Jewish peddlers in the New World were critical in the upward mobility of the Jewish communities of countries such as the United States Canada Cuba Mexico Australia Sou


  • Jessica

    READ Roads Taken ☆ PDF eBook or Kindle ePUB Roads TakenThis is a totally fascinating overview of a portion of Jewish history I knew nothing about the migration pattern of the Jewish peddlers Ashkenazi and Sephardic from all over the world to all over the world though 80% in US in pursuit of economic opportunity through peddling As Hasia Diner explains it we need to rethink the motivations fo


  • Dan Rosenblum

    READ Roads Taken ☆ PDF eBook or Kindle ePUB Roads TakenHere is a pertinent description of the route taken by thousands of European and other Jewish immigrants as they sought to develop a toehold in America Conditioned by an ancient tradition to adapt to other cultures but longing always to establish firm roots they came as traders Lacking capital they established it by carrying their goods often on their backs for miles going from door to door small town to small town tent to tent They depended on links to Jews who had preceded them Their customers were often women who could not leave their homes Their goods were the materials people needed to live clothes cookware cloth spices and other small items The author a professor at NYU provides an authoritative and documented description of the men who chose the


  • Anna

    READ Roads Taken ☆ PDF eBook or Kindle ePUB Roads TakenHasia Diner is one of my favorite scholars but for some reason I did not enjoy this book as much as her others Regardless an interesting topic


  • Kathleen McRae

    READ Roads Taken ☆ PDF eBook or Kindle ePUB Roads TakenThis book was just not that interesting to read I really liked the subject and a few scattered stories were great to read but much of it seemed to be a summary


  • Thomas Isern

    READ Roads Taken ☆ PDF eBook or Kindle ePUB Roads TakenThis is a valuable book in a couple of ways First its scope if not uite its reach is global The work identifies the Jewish peddler as pervasive and positive figure Second its applicability is distinct In any locality you become conscious of not only the peddler as a figure but also the great diaspora of which he is a part and the emergence of the hum


  • Eliot

    READ Roads Taken ☆ PDF eBook or Kindle ePUB Roads TakenWay too much information and redundancy on the Jewish peddlers A great deal of interesting information but a great deal of irrelevant information also


  • Kirsten

    READ Roads Taken ☆ PDF eBook or Kindle ePUB Roads TakenA fascinating look at a piece of Jewish immigration I'd never considered before It did get repetitive