The Yiddish Press; An Americanizing Agency

By: Soltes, Mordecai

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242 pp index. Signed by the author to his wife "To my Ida, Mordecai, Jan. 12, 25", with gift stamp from the Soltes' son, Avraham, and a book plate from the American College in Jerusalem, Mordecai and Ida Solted Judaica Collection. A very detailed study of how the Yiddish Press in America affected the civics education of new citizens. Includes history of the various newspapers, the reader demographics, analysis and classification of the subject matter of editorials. Includes a list of Yiddish dailies published in NYC from 1885 to 1923, Yiddish periodicals in 1923, circulation of the entire Yiddish press from 1912-1921, and examples of editorial articles. 5 plates showing Yiddish newspapers. Black cloth cover is a little worn at the edges, front gilt is bright, spine gilt a little faded but still legible, plate facing 178 is loose and slightly worn at edge, otherwise normal wear.; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall; Signed by Author

Title: The Yiddish Press; An Americanizing Agency

Author Name: Soltes, Mordecai

Categories: Judaica, Religion, History: U.S. & North America,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York, Teachers College,Columbia University: 1925

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition: Good with no dust jacket

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 000149

Keywords: History U.s.;judaica; Yiddish Language Newspapers; Jews America; Foreign Language,