(No. 9/2004 - February 2004)
Editor: Fran Bock

The Belarus SIG is pleased to publish this scholarly article on literacy among the Jews of Russia at the beginning of the 20th century, by Dr. Joel Perlmann. His research is part of a larger project on the quantitative resources of information on East European Jews at that time, which coincided with the major immigration to America.

This article was originally published as a working paper by the Levy Economic Institute of Bard College. We thank Dimitri B. Papadimitriou, President of the Levy Institute, and Dr. Perlmann for permission to republish this article here.

This article is copyrighted by the Levy Economic Institute and Dr. Joel Perlmann.

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Literacy Among the Jews of Russia in 1897:

A Reanalysis of Census Data

by Dr. Joel Perlmann



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