Orientation, Overview, and Omissions

  • Robert E. MitchellEmail author


Distinctions are made between the Pale of Settlement’s physical and human geographies as well as differences between traditional narrative histories and more recent question-answering quantitative histories some of which explore the changing basis of order in society as well as responses to specific forms of disorder.


Big data Central place theory Divorce Emigration Genres of history Haskalah Hassidism Historiography Human geography Ignorance Markets for labor Narrative history Networks Non-Jews Order–Disorder Pale of Settlement Physical geography Quantitative history Reason analysis Russian census Shtetl Social order/disorder Working women 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.BrooklineUSA

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