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6 edition of Lower East Side Memories found in the catalog.

Lower East Side Memories

by Hasia R. Diner

  • 195 Want to read
  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Princeton University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jews,
  • New York,
  • Intellectual life,
  • Jews In The U.S.,
  • New York - Local History,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • Minority Studies - Ethnic American,
  • History: American,
  • Jewish - General,
  • History of specific racial & ethnic groups,
  • Jewish studies,
  • Social history,
  • USA,
  • Urban communities,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • New York (State),
  • Social life and customs,
  • Ethnic Studies - General,
  • United States - State & Local - General,
  • 20th century,
  • Immigrants

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages264
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7756088M
    ISBN 100691007470
    ISBN 109780691007472

    Principally known as a poet, Algarín's books include Mongo Affair, On Call (), Body Bee Calling from the 21st Century (), Time's Now/Ya es tiempo (), Love Is Hard Work: Memorias de Loisaida/Poems (, Lower East Side Memories/Poems). by Hasia R. Diner. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, pp. $ Ironically, it may have taken a well-placed, if less than charitable, review of Hasia Diner's Lower East Side Memories to prove, beyond any doubt, her most salient point about the power that immigrant hub continues to play in American Jewish consciousness generations after it ceased being the largest Jewish.

    21H (Fall ), Places of Migration in U.S. History Prof. Christopher Capozzola Session Discussion of Lower East Side Memories When we’re visiting NYC and we get to the Eldridge Street Synagogue, what do you think. Citations. Cary Goodman, Choosing Sides: Playground and Street Life on the Lower East Side (New York: Schocken Books, ), xviii.; Deborah Hopkinson, Shutting Out the Sky: Life in the Tenements of New York (New York: Orchard Books, ), ; Hasia Diner, Lower East Side Memories: A Jewish Place in America (Princeton: Princeton University Press, ), 35,

    CHARM APT IN LOWER EAST SIDE, WALKING EVERYWHERE is located in the Lower East Side district of New York, a minute walk from Bloomingdales, miles from NYU- .   After World War II, there was a building boom of low and middle-income housing in NewYork City which gave priority to the returning GI's. The area of Manhattan which probably saw the most growth of these new apartment buildings was the Lower East Side. Of a dozen or so complexes, the following four comprised my immediate community.


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Lower East Side Memories by Hasia R. Diner Download PDF EPUB FB2

Displaying the author's own fondness for the Lower East Side of story books, combined with a commitment to historical truth, Lower East Side Memories is an insightful account of one of our most famous neighborhoods and its power to shape identity. Books with Buzz Discover the latest buzz-worthy books, from mysteries and romance to humor and /5(5).

Lower East Side Memories book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Manhattan's Lower East Side stands for Jewish experience in Ameri /5(30). Lower East Side memories: a Jewish place in America User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict New York City's Lower East Side has come to embody the collective memories of the American Jewish experience, although most American Jews have never set foot there.5/5(1).

Lower East Side Memories is a powerfully explicated, imaginatively researched, sensitively elaborated, and spiritedly written work of historical scholarship. Few subjects have been so fortunate as to inspire the passion, dedication, imagination, excitement, and scholarly acumen and range that give this book such vibrancy and : $   A provocative account of how the Lower East Side of New York became a mythical citation in the American Jewish narrative.

Diner (American Jewish History/New York Univ.) contends that the Lower East Side has played a far greater role in the collective memory of American Jews than it actually played in their : Hasia R. Diner.

The Lower East Side, a swath of lower Manhattan, has assumed that same kind of sacred status in the consciousness of American Jews. It is a place invested with deep memories of a shared past that offers them some ideas about their present.

"Lower East Side Memories is a powerfully explicated, imaginatively researched, sensitively elaborated, and spiritedly written work of historical scholarship. Few subjects have been so fortunate as to inspire the passion, dedication, imagination, excitement, and scholarly acumen and range that give this book such vibrancy and power."—Moses.

In her book Lower East Side Memories: A Jewish Place in America, Hasia Diner explains that the Lower East Side is especially remembered as a place of Jewish beginnings for Ashkenazi American Jewish culture. Vestiges of the area's Jewish heritage exist in shops on Hester and Essex Streets, and on Grand Street near Allen Street.

"Lower East Side Memories is a powerfully explicated, imaginatively researched, sensitively elaborated, and spiritedly written work of historical scholarship.

Few subjects have been so fortunate as to inspire the passion, dedication, imagination, excitement, and scholarly acumen and range that give this book such vibrancy and power."--Reviews: 4. 84 CHARING CROSS ROAD is set in the Upper East Side (the building in which Helene Hanff lived, featured prominently in the novel, has a plaque on the front of the building commemorating it).

Also, the children's books, ALL OF A KIND FAMILY by Sydney Taylor, are set in the Lower East Side until they move "uptown" (The Bronx) in the third book. Particularly afterthe Lower East Side gave often secularized and suburban Jews a biblical, yet distinctly American story about who they were and how they got here.

Displaying the author's own fondness for the Lower East Side of story books, combined with a commitment to historical truth, Lower East Side Memories is an insightful account. The post was produced in partnership with Bloom, a literary site that features authors whose first books were published when they were 40 or older.

All-of-a-Kind Family by Sydney Taylor is still, five decades after its publication, one of the best-known books about American Jewish children.

Published in and describing the lives of five sisters growing up on the Lower East Side of. Lower East Side memories — First published in Subjects Social life and customs, Jews, Intellectual life, Immigrants, Ethnic relations, Relations interethniques, Mœurs et coutumes, Ethnische Beziehungen, Culturele identiteit, Juden, Vie intellectuelle, Joden, Einwanderer, Manners and customs, JuifsPages: Lower East Side Memories: A Jewish Place in America Hasia R.

Diner, Author, Beryl Lieff Benderly, Author Princeton University Press $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. In this book, Lower East Side historians Eric Ferrara and Nina Howes document the memories of 25 people who lived in this larger-than-life corner of New York.

From childhood memories with family to observations of the constantly changing face of the neighborhood, discover the Lower East Side through the eyes and voices of the people who have /5(4).

Lower East Side Memories. A Jewish Place in America, Paperback/Hasia R. Diner la un ☝raport calitate/pret excelent Calitate garantata. The Lower East Side Remembered & Revisited by Joyce Mendelsohn $ “ Joyce Mendelsohn gives an excellent walking tour of the Lower East Side pointing out landmarks with interesting facts and accurate accounts of the rich history here.

Anyone who lives on the Lower East Side or whose relatives came from the Lower East Side should read this book complete with period and modern photographs.

Displaying the author's own fondness for the Lower East Side of story books, combined with a commitment to historical truth, Lower East Side Memories is an insightful account of one of our most famous neighborhoods and its power to shape identity "Publishers Weekly" Manhattan's Lower East Side stands for Jewish experience in America.

Get this from a library. Lower East Side memories: a Jewish place in America. [Hasia R Diner] -- "Manhattan's Lower East Side stands for Jewish experience in America. With the possible exception of African-Americans and Harlem, no ethnic group has been so thoroughly understood and imagined.

side memories a jewish place in america by diner hr published by princeton university press Lower East Side Memories: 0 of 2 review helpful Gppd book By R Kitchen It is a very good book extremely well researched This is one book that. Acknowledgments ix Introduction The Stirrings of Memory 3 Chapter One The Lower East Side and American Jewish Memory 17 Chapter Two The Texts of Memory: Representations of the Lower East Side Chapter Three The Wellsprings of Memory Notes Index Responsibility: Hasia R.

Diner. More information: Sample text; Table of contents. In this book, Lower East Side historians Eric Ferrara and Nina Howes document the memories of twenty-five people who lived in this larger-than-life corner of New York. From childhood memories with family (but without running water) to observations of the constantly changing face of the neighborhood, discover the Lower East Side through the eyes.Back in the s, New York’s Lower East Side was the premiere shopping destination for the fashionable who loved a good bargain.

Customers could pick up the latest leather or fur, knowing that haggling over prices with vendors was simply de rigeur.

Long before 9/11 put an end to the local garment manufacturing business, many Read more».