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Author Segre, Augusto.

Title Memories of Jewish life : from Italy to Jerusalem, 1918-1960 / Augusto Segre ; translated and with an introduction by Steve Siporin ; foreword by Tamar Segre and Daniel Segre
Published Lincoln, NB : University of Nebraska Press, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (xxviii, 507 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents Illustrations; Maps; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Once Upon a Time; 2. The Rabbi's Family; 3. It's Not Always Easy to Become a Rabbi; 4. The Community Council; 5. First Experiences; 6. Casalese Anti-Zionism; 7. Jewish Festivals and Solemnities; 8. Community and Family Life; 9. Farewell Visit; 10. Rome, Friends, and Teachers; 11. Jewish Rome; 12. Students and Politicians; 13. From Police Stations to the Secretaryship of the Union; 14. The Racial Campaign Breaks Out; 15. Dante Lattes Leaves; 16. Working with Raffaele Cantoni; 17. Who Leaves and Who Stays
Summary In this lyrical memoir, noted Jewish historian, author, translator, and activist Augusto Segre not only recounts his rich life experiences, but also evokes the changing world of Italian Jewry in the 20th century
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Translated from the Italian
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Subject Segre, Augusto.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Italy -- Personal narratives.
Jewish scholars -- Italy -- Rome -- Biography.
Jews -- Italy -- Rome -- Biography.
Rome (Italy) -- Biography.
Genre/Form Biography.
Personal narratives.
Personal narratives.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 080321863X (electronic bk.)
9780803218635 (electronic bk.)
(cloth ; alk. paper)
Other Titles Memorie di vita ebraica. English