JUST 3046 The Shtetl in History and Literature

3 hours; 3 credits

Survey of the history and literature of the East European shtetl; its religious, social, educational, economic, and political institutions; its lore and folklore as reflected in historical and literary works. Its impact on America and Israel.


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