The Resource Taking root : narratives of Jewish women in Latin America, edited by Marjorie Agosín

Taking root : narratives of Jewish women in Latin America, edited by Marjorie Agosín

Label
Taking root : narratives of Jewish women in Latin America
Title
Taking root
Title remainder
narratives of Jewish women in Latin America
Statement of responsibility
edited by Marjorie Agosín
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
In Taking Root, Latin American women of Jewish descent, from Mexico to Uruguay, recall their coming of age with Sabbath candles and Hebrew prayers, Ladino songs and merengue music, Queen Esther and the Virgin of Guadalupe. Rich and poor, Sephardi and Ashkenazi, Jewish immigrant families searched for a new home and identity in predominantly Catholic societies. The essays included here examine the religious, economic, social, and political choices these families have made and continue to make as they forge Jewish identities in the New World. Marjorie Agosín has gathered narr
Member of
Action
digitized
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
OCLCE
Dewey number
  • 305.48/892408/0922
  • B
Index
no index present
Language note
Some essays were translated from Spanish
LC call number
F1419.J4
LC item number
T36 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Research in international studies. Latin America series
Series volume
no. 38
Label
Taking root : narratives of Jewish women in Latin America, edited by Marjorie Agosín
Publication
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • My past is present
  • the complex identity of a German-Jewish-Venezuelan-American
  • Verónica de Darer
  • El Azar-fate put the novel Cláper in my hands
  • Joan E. Friedman
  • Memories of comings and goings
  • Ethel Kosminsky
  • My Cuban story
  • Ester Levis Levine
  • Crossing creative and cultural barriers
  • Introduction
  • Natania Remba Nurko
  • Growing up Jewish in Columbia
  • Cecilia Rosenblum -- Found in translation: on becoming a Cuban Jewish writer
  • Ester R. Shapiro
  • Mosaics: the story of her life
  • Wilma Bloch Reich, as told to Jessica P. Alpert
  • Shared memories
  • Nedda G. de Anhalt
  • Judaism: an essential tool
  • Graciela Chichotky
  • Marjorie Agosín
  • Passion to remember
  • Sonia Guralnik
  • Poetry in the clouds: a Costa Rican journey
  • Rosita Kalina de Piszk
  • From Toledo to the new world: a story of secrets
  • Angelina Muñiz de Huberman
  • Uruguay: a story in episodes
  • Teresa Porzecanski
  • Of spices and spells: from Morrocco to Buenos Aires
  • Mercedes Roffé
  • Latin American Jewishness: a game with shifting identities
  • Saint Anthony's intervention and other accounts of growing up Jewish in Mexico
  • Diana Anhalt
  • With all that i am
  • Ana María Shua
  • Tale of courage and fortitude
  • Ivonne Strauss de Milz, as told to Marjorie Agosín
  • Too many names
  • Nora Strejilevich
  • Edna Aizenberg
  • Sephardi air
  • Ruth Behar
  • What! No Yiddish?: growing up Sephardi in Peru
  • Fortuna Calvo-Roth
Control code
ocn656934767
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxix, 299 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780896804258
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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22573/ctt1j69hwj
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b35574410
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)656934767
  • acaebk0896804259
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

Library Locations

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