Adventures of Gluckel of Hameln
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Adventures of Gluckel of Hameln by Ben Stadtler

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Published by United Synagogue Book Service .
Written in English

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Open LibraryOL8222005M
ISBN 100838107311
ISBN 109780838107317

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Glückel of Hameln’s memoir is widely viewed as one of the earliest major works written by a Jewish woman and has become a classic.   Book Overview Begun in , this diary of a forty-four-year-old German Jewish widow, mother of fourteen children, tells how she guided the financial and personal destinies of her children, how she engaged in trade, ran her own factory, and promoted the welfare of her large family.5/5(5). The diary of a German Jewish widow, begun in for her children, describes the manner in which she tended her business and family amid war and persecution. This detailed literature summary also contains Topics for Discussion and a Free Quiz on Memoirs of Glueckel of Hameln by Glückel of Hameln. This work, published in , takes place from through The book presents an historical, non-fictional autobiography of Gluckel of Hameln as a Jewish mother and successful businesswoman.

Gluckel of Hameln, and Lowenthal, M (Translated by) Published by Schocken Books Inc, New York, NY () ISBN ISBN Mémoires de Gluckel Hameln. Traduction et presentation de Léon Poliakov. Paris: Memorie di Glückel Hameln. Traduzione di Vanna Lucattini Vogelman. Firenze: De memoires van Glikl Hamel (–). Door haarzelf geschreven. Nederlandse vertaling Mira Rafalowicz. Amsterdam: What a treasure to have these memoirs from a remarkable Jewish woman who lived from in Germany. This edition has a wonderful introduction providing historical context for Gluckel's life and times, and Gluckel herself writes with flair, showing both a sharp eye for human nature and the details around her, but also is able to quote frequently from Jewish sources including the Psalms Reviews:   3PSMARS (PDF) Memoirs of Gluckel of Hameln -.

  Gluckel of Hameln was an intrepid businesswoman, a mother of twelve children, a passionate wife, and a memoirist. She died in , at the age of seventy-eight. Her memoirs are a rare window into the life of European Jewish women of the period. GLÜCKEL OF HAMELN () was a German-Jewish businesswoman and diarist, whose account of life provides scholars with an intimate picture of communal life in the lateth-early 18th century /5(2). It is reprinted with permission from A Historical Atlas of the Jewish People edited by Eli Barnavi and published by Schocken Books. Glueckel of Hameln, a contemporary of Louis XIV, would have liked, no doubt, to adopt, like Weizmann, the same radical solution to what would later be . Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Life of Gluckel of Hameln by Gluckel of Hameln (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!