Words on Fire

R 75.00  

Subtitle: The Unfinished Story of Yiddish
Author: Dovid Katz
Publisher: Basic Books (2005)
ISBN-10: 0465037283
ISBN-13: 9780465037285
Condition: Very Good - Cover has slight edgewear.
Binding: Softcover
Pages: 494
Dimensions: 23.4 x 15.5 x 3.3 cm
Weight: 0.57 kg

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Words on Fire is a rich, engaging account of the history and evolution of the Yiddish language. Drawing on almost thirty years of scholarship, prominent Yiddish scholar Dovid Katz traces the origins of Yiddish back to the Europe of a thousand years ago. For anyone interested in Jewish history and tradition, Words on Fire will be a definitive account of this remarkable language and the culture that created and sustained it.

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