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A Jewish Archive from Old Cairo; The History of Cambridge University's Genizah Collection (Studies in Government and Public Policy)

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Synopsis:

Highlights the importance of the Genizah material for Jewish cultural history and the manner in which its conservation, decipherment and publication have proceeded in the course of a century.

Synopsis:

Explains how Cairo came to have its important Genizah archive, how Cambridge developed its interests in Hebraica, and how a number of colourful figures brought about the connection between the two centres. Also shows the importance of the Genizah material for Jewish cultural history.

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ISBN:
9780700712762
Author:
Reif, Stefan C.
Publisher:
Routledge/Curzon
Author:
Reif, Stefan C.
Location:
Richmond, Surrey
Subject:
General
Subject:
Jews
Subject:
Judaism
Subject:
Cairo genizah
Subject:
Jewish archives
Subject:
Cambridge University Library
Subject:
Cairo Genizah - History
Subject:
World History-General
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series:
Culture and civilisation in the Middle East
Series Volume:
63, supl. 1
Publication Date:
20000331
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
277
Dimensions:
9.20x6.52x1.01 in. 1.71 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Highlights the importance of the Genizah material for Jewish cultural history and the manner in which its conservation, decipherment and publication have proceeded in the course of a century.
"Synopsis" by , Explains how Cairo came to have its important Genizah archive, how Cambridge developed its interests in Hebraica, and how a number of colourful figures brought about the connection between the two centres. Also shows the importance of the Genizah material for Jewish cultural history.
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