Franklin

Early modern Jewry : a new cultural history / David B. Ruderman.

Author/Creator:
Ruderman, David B.
Publication:
Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press, c2010.
Format/Description:
Book
ix, 326 p. : maps ; 23 cm.
Subjects:
Jews -- Intellectual life.
Jews -- Europe -- History.
Jews -- Social networks -- Europe -- History.
Jews -- History -- 70-1789.
Jewish learning and scholarship -- Europe.
Judaism -- Doctrines -- Early works to 1800.
Judaism -- History.
Judaism -- Europe -- History.
Rabbis -- Biography.
Europe -- Intellectual life.
Contents:
Jews on the move
Communal cohesion
Knowledge explosion
Crisis of rabbinic authority
Mingled identities
Toward modernity: some final thoughts.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Horace Howard Furness Memorial Fund.
Contributor:
Horace Howard Furness Memorial Fund.
ISBN:
9780691144641 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0691144648 (hardcover : alk. paper)
OCLC:
433551209
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