Books and Readers

Books and Readers
The Reading Interests of Italian Jews at the Close of the Renaissance
Shifra Baruchson

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

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