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Katzenelson-Rubashow, Rachel, ed.

The plough woman; records of the pioneer women of Palestine, rendered into English by Maurice Samuel, illustrated

Nicholas L. Brown, New York. 1932, xi, 306p. + 14p. photographs, front hinge slightly loose and pencil scrawl on inside front cover, ex library, pamphlet describing the sponsoring Pioneer Women's Organisation laid in. The Pioneer Women's Organisation, founded in New York in 1925, had grown to 3000 members by 1932. While the group's primary emphasis was to establish a Jewish homeland in Palestine "along cooperative and socialitic lines," it had an internationalist perspective on women's cooperation and sought to "conduct a constructive cultural activity among the Jewish working women of America ... to organize and subsidize Jewish folk-schools in America ... ." Members of Poale Zion, the group was affiliated with the Second International

Cat.No: 14456

Price: $20.00

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