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Enforced marginality : Jewish narratives on abandoned wives /

Explores the problem of abandoned Jewish wives, or agunes ("chained wives") - women who under Jewish law could not obtain a divorce and of the men who deserted them. This book also explores representations of abandoned wives while tracing the demographic movements of Jews in the West. It d...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Goldstein, Bluma.
Format: Online Book
Language:English
Published: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2007.
Series:S. Mark Taper Foundation imprint in Jewish studies.
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Online Access:Online version
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