The book in the Jewish world: 1700-1900

Expanding horizons -- On reading and readers -- Elite literature : Halakhic works and textual commentaries -- Ethical literature in Hebrew and Yiddish -- On libraries private and public -- Kabbalistic literature and its role in Hasidism -- Literature for women and children only, or for everyone? --...

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Main Author: Gries, Zeev
Format: Electronic Book
Language:English
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Published: Oxford Portland, Or Littman Library of Jewish Civilization 2007
Reviews:Hasidei de'ar‘a and Hasidei dekokhvaya’ (2008) (Petrovsky-Shtern, Yohanan, 1962 - )
Edition:[English ed.]
Series/Journal:The Littman library of Jewish civilization
Further subjects:B Books History 19th century
B Hebrew imprints History
B Books History 18th century
B Jews Intellectual life
Online Access: Volltext (Verlag)
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Summary:Expanding horizons -- On reading and readers -- Elite literature : Halakhic works and textual commentaries -- Ethical literature in Hebrew and Yiddish -- On libraries private and public -- Kabbalistic literature and its role in Hasidism -- Literature for women and children only, or for everyone? -- The new Hebrew literature : continuity or revolution? -- Jewish books and their authors in the nineteenth century -- Book reviews in the Hebrew press -- The bibliographer and librarian as an agent of culture : the contribution of Abraham Yaʼari to the study of Jewish publishing in Eastern Europe -- Afterword : the revolution in the world of Hebrew books at the start of the twentieth century
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references (pages 195-225) and indexes
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