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Yaacob Dweck, Princeton University

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This presentation examines the travel diaries of Hayim Joseph David Azualai, an emissary of the Jews of the Palestine in the third quarter of the eighteenth century. In particular it addresses the question of the place of reading and books in his diaries and compare Azulai's experience of books and reading to two of his contemporaries Hayim Isaac Karigal and Israel Landau.

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22-8-2011 1:00 PM

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University of Texas at Austin

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Aug 22nd, 1:00 PM

The Travel Diaries of Hayim Joseph David Azulai

University of Texas at Austin

This presentation examines the travel diaries of Hayim Joseph David Azualai, an emissary of the Jews of the Palestine in the third quarter of the eighteenth century. In particular it addresses the question of the place of reading and books in his diaries and compare Azulai's experience of books and reading to two of his contemporaries Hayim Isaac Karigal and Israel Landau.

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http://fordham.bepress.com/emw/emw2011/emw2011/5