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Language in Time of Revolution
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Language in Time of Revolution

Benjamin Harshav

Abstract

This book on culture and consciousness in history concerns the worldwide transformations of Jewish culture and society, and the revival of the ancient Hebrew language following the waves of pogroms in Russia in 1881, when large numbers of Jews in Eastern and Central Europe redefined their identity as Jews in a new and baffling world.

Keywords: culture, consciousness, history, Jewish culture, ancient Hebrew language, pogroms, Russia, Jews, Eastern Europe, Central Europe

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1993 Print ISBN-13: 9780520079588
Published to California Scholarship Online: May 2012 DOI:10.1525/california/9780520079588.001.0001

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Benjamin Harshav, author

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