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The Jewish People and Palestine. A Bibliophilic Pilgrimage through Five Centuries. A Lecture Delivered by Yosef Hayim Yerushalmi, Professor of Hebrew and of Jewish History, Harvard University. Introducing an Exhibition from the Judaica Collection of the Harvard College Library, Commemorating the Twenty-fifth Anniversary of the Establishment of the State of Israel

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Author

Charles Berlin.

Imprint

Cambridge, Mass., USA, 1973. 263 pp., illustrations: 121 b&w, 21.5 × 28 cm. English.

Location

Harvard University, Widener Library (25 April–25 May 1973)

Description

A wealth of printed material illustrating the relationship between the Jewish people and Palestine. Six chronological topics provided the exhibition’s framework: Jewish Renaissance in 16th-Century Palestine, Palestine and the Diaspora in the 17th and 18th Centuries, Modern Palestinian “Incunables”, Zionism: Forerunners and Founders, Zionism as a Mass Movement, Pioneers of the Jewish Press in Palestine (Jerusalem and Safed), Palestinian Jewry under the Mandate, The Struggle for Independence. Introduction (delivered as a lecture and reprinted in the catalog) by Yosef Hayim Yerushalmi. Plate and descriptive entry for each exhibit. 120 items.

main keywords

ERETZ ISRAELHEBREW PRINTING, ERETZ ISRAELJEWISH PRESSPRINTED BOOKSZIONISM

minor keywords

Hebrew printing, JerusalemHistorical documentsHoly Land travelogues/itinerariesKabbalahPostersPrints, Eretz Israel/Holy Land

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