The Folk Culture of Jewish Immigrant Communities: Research Paradigms and Directions

By Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett

Wayne State University Press, 1987

The author discusses what the folklorist can contribute to the study of Jews in North America and how the perspective of the folklorist, musicologist or symbolic anthropologist can complement the work of the historian. She describes in detail the paradigms that have emerged for the study of Jewish folk culture in North America.

Topic: Culture, Scholarship, Academic Research

Name of Publication: The Jews of North America

Editor: Rischin, Moses

Page Number(s): 79-94

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Genre: Book Chapter

Coverage: North America

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Kirshenblatt-Gimblett, Barbara. The Folk Culture of Jewish Immigrant Communities: Research Paradigms and Directions. The Jews of North America. Wayne State University Press. 1987: 79-94. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=4411


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