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Palaces of Time

Jewish Calendar and Culture in Early Modern Europe

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HARDCOVER

$35.00 • £28.95 • €31.50

ISBN 9780674052543

Publication Date: 04/04/2011

Short

304 pages

6-7/8 x 10 inches

56 color illustrations

Belknap Press

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  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • 1. Calendar and the Cultural Meaning of Time
  • 2. The Politics of Time in Early Modern Europe
  • 3. The Jewish Calendar in the Age of Print
  • 4. A New Jewish Book in Christian Europe
  • 5. Keeping Christian Time in Jewish Calendars
  • 6. Church Time and Market Time
  • 7. Calendar, Ritual, and the Turn of the Seasons
  • 8. Imagining the Beginning of Time: Jewish Chronology
  • Epilogue
  • Abbreviations
  • Notes
  • Glossary
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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