The Zalman Shazar Prize in the Study of the History of the Jewish People, 1993 The book offers, for the first time in Jewish research, answers to the questions: What was being read and by whom? What was the circulation of more than a thousand works? How did printing, book prices and censorship affect reading habits? Based on the examination of hundreds of inventories of private libraries, and using historical, bibliographical and statistical analysis.
Danacode:   110-10276 ISBN:  965-226-117-3 Language:   Hebrew Pages:   304 Weight:   680 gr Dimensions:  17X25 cm Publication Date:   01/1993 Publisher:   Bar-Ilan University Press
The volume deals with two main areas: religious customs of Ashkenaz and Jewish leadership in Ashkenaz in medieval and early modern times. The articles on customs examine the history of customs in early Ashkenaz in particular, and the development of variou
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A collection of 10 articles on a wide range of subjects especially concerning the Iberian diaspora, by distinguished scholars from Israel, Europe and the United States. A major contribution to the study of Jewish society and economy, and of the histor
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