COMMUNITY IN SPITE OF ITSELF by MARKOWITZ FRAN
(Smithsonian Series in Ethnographic Inquiry)

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Choice Outstanding Academic Book. In this first full-scale ethnography of Soviet Jewish emigres who resettled in the New York City area from the mid- 1970s through the early 1980s, Markowitz examines emigres' lives and the unusual character of their community.
 

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Published March 17, 1993 by Smithsonian. 320 pages
Genres: Political & Social Sciences. Non-fiction

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Markowitz, an anthropologist at Israel's Ben-Gurion University, lived in Brighton Beach, the heart of the Russian emigre community in New York City, in the mid 1980s, aiming to track the individual and cultural changes among immigrants who had arrived in the previous four to 10 years.

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