From the Shtetl to the Lecture Hall: Jewish Women and Cultural Exchange

Social science

Luise Hirsch

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 308 pages

File size: 3.7 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

Until the 19th century, women were regularly excluded from graduate education. This compelling book tells the story of Russian and German Jews who became the first female professionals in modern history. Hirsch details their childhoods, their schooling, and their experiences at German universities.