30 SHENOT HA-HITYASHVUT HA-YEHUDIT BE-ARGENTINAH [VOL. 1]

Tel-Aviv Hotsa’at Hevrah, 1930. Hardcover. Item #40122

1st edition. Original boards. 8vo. 232 pages, 18 cm. In Hebrew. Title translates to “30 Years of Jewish Settlement in Argentina. ” First of two volume work on Argentina’s Jewish community. Alpersohn (1860–1947) was an Russian-Argentinian farmer and Jewish writer who emigrated to Argentina at 31. “From the very outset he wrote pamphlets in Yiddish under a pseudonym criticizing the ica administration. After 43 years in Mauricio, he began to spend winters in Buenos Aires but remained on his farm during the summer. Alpersohn was a prolific writer. In his three volumes of memoirs ("The ica and Its 30 Years of Colonization in Argentina") , novels, plays, stories, and newspaper articles, he described with much color the life of the Jewish farmers in the ica colonies. He is considered one of the outstanding Yiddish writers of Argentina” (EJ, 2007) . OCLC lists 14 copies worldwide (OCLC 10635662) . SUBJECTS: Jews -- Argentina -- History. Damp stains, fading, and wear to boards. Spine tape repaired. All contents clear. Overall Fair Condition. (RAB-64-45).

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