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History of the Yiddish Language (2 Vols) (Max Weinreich) Hardcover Book, (Yale University Press, 2008) 9780300108873
History of the Yiddish Language (2 Vols) (Max Weinreich) Hardcover Book, (Yale University Press, 2008) 9780300108873
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Title: History of the Yiddish Language (2 Vols)

Author: Weinreich, Max

Publisher: Yale University Press; Publication Date: 2008

Hardcover; ISBN: 9780300108873

Volumes: 2; Pages: 1760

List Price in Cloth: $300.00 Our price: $300.00

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Max Weinreich's History of the Yiddish Language is a classic of Yiddish scholarship and is the only comprehensive scholarly account of the Yiddish language from its origin to the present. A monumental, definitive work, History of the Yiddish Language demonstrates the integrity of Yiddish as a language, its evolution from other languages, its unique properties, and its versatility and range in both spoken and written form. Originally published in 1973 in Yiddish by the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research and partially translated in 1980, it is now being published in full in English for the first time. In addition to his text, Weinreich's copious references and footnotes are also included in this two-volume set.
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