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Jewish Dark Continent Life and Death in the Russian Pale of Settlement
ISBN: HB: 9780674047280, Harvard University Press, November 2011
390 pp., 23.4x15.5 cm
At the turn of the twentieth century, over forty percent of the world's Jews lived within the Russian Empire, almost all in the Pale of Settlement. From the Baltic to the Black Sea, the Jews of the Pale created a distinctive way of life little known...
Jealous Potter
ISBN: PB: 9780226474823, ISBN: HB: 9780226474809, University of Chicago Press, December 1996
260 pp., 23x15 cm, 1 colour plate, 11 halftones
As Levi-Strauss freely explores the mythologies of the Americas, with occasional incursions into European and Japanese folklore, tales of sloths and squirrels interweave with discussions of Freud, Saussure, "signification", and plays by Sophocles and...