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    • The Rag Race

    • How Jews Sewed Their Way to Success in America and the British Empire
    • By: Adam D. Mendelsohn
    • Narrated by: Amanda Terman
    • Length: 10 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 3

    The majority of Jewish immigrants who made their way to the United States between 1820 and 1924 arrived nearly penniless; yet today their descendants stand out as exceptionally successful. How can we explain their dramatic economic ascent? Have Jews been successful because of cultural factors distinct to them as a group, or because of the particular circumstances that they encountered in America?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A most interesting book

    • By review on 07-15-17

    Regular price: $24.95