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A Price Below Rubies

Jewish Women as Rebels and Radicals

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PAPERBACK

$30.00 • £24.95 • €27.00

ISBN 9780674704114

Publication Date: 07/15/1998

Short

352 pages

6 x 9 inches

8 halftones

Not for sale in UK, British Commonwealth & Europe (except Canada)

Why, in the late nineteenth century, did Jewish women suddenly march en masse into the pages of radical history? A Price Below Rubies explores this question and introduces us to these women—particularly Anna Kuliscioff, Rosa Luxemburg, Esther Frumkin, Manya Shochat, Bertha Pappenheim, Rose Pesotta, and Emma Goldman. Naomi Shepherd’s collective biography of these seven women and others tells the story of a revolution that began at home, in communities whose limits stirred women to rebel.

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