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“I have always loved the Holy Tongue”

Isaac Casaubon, the Jews, and a Forgotten Chapter in Renaissance Scholarship

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$40.00 • £32.95 • €36.00

ISBN 9780674048409

Publication Date: 01/03/2011

Short

392 pages

6-7/8 x 10 inches

43 halftones

Belknap Press

Carl Newell Jackson Lectures

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Anthony Grafton is the author of The Footnote, Defenders of the Text, Forgers and Critics, and Inky Fingers, among other books. The Henry Putnam University Professor of History and the Humanities at Princeton University, he writes regularly for the New York Review of Books.

Joanna Weinberg is a Reader in Hebrew and Jewish Studies at the University of Oxford.

Awards & Accolades

  • A Choice Outstanding Academic Title of 2011
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