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Author Adler, Eliyana R.

Title In her hands : the education of Jewish girls in tsarist Russia / Eliyana R. Adler
Published Detroit : Wayne State University Press, [2011]
Baltimore, Md. : Project MUSE, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 196 pages :) : illustrations
Contents Education in an era of change -- Unintended consequences : the emergence of private schools for Jewish girls -- Enlightened self-interest : teaching Jewish girls in tsarist Russia -- For wisdom is better than pearls : financing Jewish girls' education -- Educating Jewish daughters -- The wisdom of women builds her house : Jewish school girls -- Who can find a woman of valor? : Jewish women's education in public discourse -- New birds, new wings : educational developments in the Jewish community -- Conclusion : rediscovering private schools for Jewish girls
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Jewish day schools -- Russia -- 19th century.
Jewish girls -- Education -- Russia -- 19th century.
Russia -- History -- 1801-1917.
Genre/Form Dictionaries.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2010026279
ISBN 081433685X (electronic bk.)
9780814336854 (electronic bk.)