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The Resource The family : three journeys into the heart of the twentieth century, David Laskin

The family : three journeys into the heart of the twentieth century, David Laskin

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The family : three journeys into the heart of the twentieth century
Title
The family
Title remainder
three journeys into the heart of the twentieth century
Statement of responsibility
David Laskin
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Traces the history of the 20th century through the story of an extraordinary Jewish family, recounting how the author's 19th-century ancestors were separated by period upheavals in western Russia and went on to become the founders of the Maidenform Bra Company, pioneers in the contentious birth of Israel, and victims of the Holocaust
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
  • genealogical tables
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The family : three journeys into the heart of the twentieth century, David Laskin
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Volozhin -- The move to Rakov -- The making of a revolutionary -- The boys -- Lower East Side -- The birth of a business -- Socialist in a black satin dress -- First World War -- Pioneers -- The Depression -- "We will be glad to take you back" -- In love in the land -- Return to Rakov -- "The world of tomorrow" -- Second World War -- Under the big ones -- "They snatch whole street" -- "Aktion" -- Vilna Ghetto -- Yom Kippur, 1941 -- Wonder girl -- Breakdowns -- Despairing people -- Klooga -- Postwar
Control code
8ocm34432660
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 383 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780670025473
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2013017047
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations ; maps, genealogical table
Label
The family : three journeys into the heart of the twentieth century, David Laskin
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Volozhin -- The move to Rakov -- The making of a revolutionary -- The boys -- Lower East Side -- The birth of a business -- Socialist in a black satin dress -- First World War -- Pioneers -- The Depression -- "We will be glad to take you back" -- In love in the land -- Return to Rakov -- "The world of tomorrow" -- Second World War -- Under the big ones -- "They snatch whole street" -- "Aktion" -- Vilna Ghetto -- Yom Kippur, 1941 -- Wonder girl -- Breakdowns -- Despairing people -- Klooga -- Postwar
Control code
8ocm34432660
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 383 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780670025473
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2013017047
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations ; maps, genealogical table

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