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The Short-lived Blossoming of the Yiddish Press in the Netherlands

This is an article on the subject of my dissertation Arranging Reality. The Editing Mechanisms of the World’s First Yiddish Newspaper, the Kurant (Amsterdam, 1686-1687). A more recent and more reliable post on this subject can be found here on this website. On June 27, 2014 I defended the dissertation at the University of Amsterdam. You can …

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[1] J.S. da Silva Rosa, David Montezinos, de stichter der ‘Livraria D. Montezinos’ (1 Thebet 5589-5674) (Amsterdam, 1914), 4, writes that Montezinos bought the book from a street pedlar while observing the fire in the Floratheater in Amsterdam. This theatre, in the Amstelstraat, burned down in 1902: see J. van de Kamp and J. van …

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