Popper, William A. M.

Published by New York, Burt Franklin, 1968
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Original Publisher’s Cloth. 8vo. Viii, 156 pages. Facsims. 24cm. Series: Burt Franklin – Research and Source Works Seriews #222; Burt Franklin – Judaica Series #6. Reprinted from Popper’s PhD dissertation in 1899. CONTENTS: Earliest Attempts at Restricting Literary Freedom: The Mendicant Orders and the Inquisition --- Destruction of the Talmud in France: Expurgation Authorized in Spain --- Ineffective Measures of the XIV and XV Centuries --- The "Golden Era" in Italy: The Reuchlin Movement; Censorship of the Christian Press and the Catalogues of Prohibited Books: Self-Censorship of the Hebrew Press --- End of the "Golden Era": Destruction of the Talmud in Italy --- Hebrew Books in the Indices: Expurgation Extended; Rules Adopted by the Congregation of the Index; Expurgation in Disfavor; Jews Ordered to Expurgate their own Books --- Confiscations and Expurgation in Italy during the XVIII Century; The Frankists in Poland; Censorship in the Austrian Provinces; Decline of Special Hebrew Censorship. SUBJECTS: Hebrew imprints -- Censorship -- Europe -- History. Expurgated books -- Europe. Censorship -- Religious aspects -- Christianity. Bookplate on inside cover. Nice, clean copy in Very Good Condition. (BIBLIOG-32-8) BIBLIOG4, INBT, MEA. Bookseller Inventory # 31849

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Publisher: New York, Burt Franklin

Publication Date: 1968

Binding: Hardcover

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