Inna Vayner

Dear JewishGenners, I'd like to share with you that there is a new book that expected to be published soon about JEWISH-FOREIGNERS IN THE SOUTH OF UKRAINE. This is a first comprehensive study of Jewish foreigners in southern Ukraine from the late XVIII to the early XX centuries by historian Yulia Prokop. 

The book is about Jews who came to the cities of southern Ukraine (#Odessa, #Nikolaev, #Kherson, #Elisavetgrad), having foreign citizenship. The book is in RUSSIAN LANGUAGE and has 400 pages. It consists of two equal parts: the main text and appendices. In the appendices - mainly personal data about foreign Jews.

The book has over 300 illustrations including copies of documents, portraits of Jewish foreigners and their descendants. These documents were extracted from archival files and from family archives of the descendants of some families. Most documents and photographs are published first time.

There are 24 tables in the book, they are mainly placed in the appendices and contain lists of Jewish foreigners that had been gathered by the author during 10 years period . There are also tables with statistics.

The source database includes:
- more than 1000 cases from 84 funds of 13 archives of Ukraine, the Russian Federation and #Moldova,
- various pre-revolutionary publications (laws of the Russian Empire, student lists, Russian medical lists, address calendars, reference books, etc.),
- periodical press,
- narrative sources.

The book will be tentatively published by Februrary 1, 2020 and is printed by subscription only. The price of the book is $20. For details regarding payment for the book and international shipping, please contact Yulia Prokop at yulia13.prokop@...

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