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Hasidic People

A Place in the New World

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$46.00 • £36.95 • €41.50

ISBN 9780674381162

Publication: August 1998

Short

446 pages

6 x 9-1/4 inches

1 map

World

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In this engrossing social history of the New York Hasidic community based on extensive interviews, observation, newspaper files, and court records, Jerome Mintz combines historical study with tenacious investigation to provide a vivid account of social and religious dynamics. Hasidic People takes the reader from the various neighborhood settlements through years of growth to today’s tragic incidents and conflicts. In an engaging style, rich with personal insight, Mintz invites us into this old world within the new, a way of life at once foreign and yet intrinsic to the American experience.