Hebrew in Ashkenaz: A Language in Exile


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Hebrew in Ashkenaz is a pioneering attempt to reverse an age-old academic prejudice against the legitimacy of Ashkenazi Hebrew. Glinert has gathered philosophers, historians, sociologists, and linguists to address such contentious issues as the role of Hebrew in Jewish life and the evolving shape of the language, over the period of 1000 years from the dawn of Ashkenazi life in Germany through contemporary Jewish society in Britain and Russia. This book finally abolishes the myth that Ashkenazi Hebrew was solely a language ...

Hebrew in Ashkenaz: A Language in Exile 1993, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195062229