A Price Below Rubies (Paperback)

Jewish Women as Rebels and Radicals

By Naomi Shepherd

Harvard University Press, 9780674704114, 352pp.

Publication Date: July 15, 1998

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Description

Why, in the late nineteenth century, did Jewish women suddenly march en masse into the pages of radical history? A Price Below Rubies explores this question and introduces us to these women--particularly, Anna Kuliscioff, Rosa Luxemburg, Esther Frumkin, Manya Shochat, Bertha Pappenheim, Rose Pesotta, and Emma Goldman. Naomi Shepherd's collective biography of these seven women and others tells the story of a revolution that began at home, in communities whose limits stirred women to rebel.