Yiddish: Biography of a Language

shandler yiddish cover 6171b439176e5Type: Book
Author: Jeffrey Shandler
Date of Publication: 2020
Publishing Company: Oxford University Press
City: New York
ISBN: 978-0-19-065196-1
URL: https://global.oup.com/academic/product/yiddish-9780190651961?cc=us&lang=en&#
Description: Yiddish: Biography of a Language presents the story of the foundational vernacular of Ashkenazi Jews, from its origins to the present, spoken around the world. This book examines the uses of Yiddish and values invested in it to trace the dynamic interrelation of the language, its speakers, and their cultures.