Encyclopedia of Jewish Book Cultures Online

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Books and archival materials are both products of writing activity that share certain text-production techniques. Nevertheless, archival material has an administrative nature, and is less "textual." There are also dissimilarities from the distribution and accession perspectives, as well as the durability of the text. Despite the diasporic realm, Jewish archives proliferated through the ages in the form of commu…

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Ben-Ghedalia, Yochai, “Archives”, in: Encyclopedia of Jewish Book Cultures Online, General Editor: Emile Schrijver. Consulted online on 03 December 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2772-4026_EJBO_SIM_031722>
First published online: 2023

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