Palaces of time : Jewish calendar and culture in early modern Europe (Book, 2011) [WorldCat.org]
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Palaces of time : Jewish calendar and culture in early modern Europe

Author: Elisheva Carlebach
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. ; London : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Palaces of Time resurrects the seemingly banal calendar as a means to understand early modern Jewish life. Elisheva Carlebach has unearthed a trove of beautifully illustrated calendars, to show how  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elisheva Carlebach
ISBN: 9780674052543 0674052544
OCLC Number: 819175993
Awards: Winner of Jordan Schnitzer Book Award 2014
Commended for National Jewish Book Awards 2011
Nominated for Award for Excellence in the Study of Religion 2011
Nominated for George L. Mosse Prize 2011
Nominated for Award for Excellence in the Study of Religion 2012
Nominated for Roland H. Bainton Book Prize 2012
Nominated for Allan Sharlin Memorial Award 2012
Nominated for Grawemeyer Award in Religion 2014
Description: 1 vol. (XI-292 p.) : ill. en coul., fac-sim, jaquette ill. en coul. ; 27 cm.
Responsibility: Elisheva Carlebach.

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A remarkable and pioneering study of the Jewish calendar and its significance. Brilliantly researched, gracefully written, and timely -- in every sense of the word. -- Jonathan D. Sarna, author of Read more...

 
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