Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Mediterranean EnlightenmentLivornese Jews, Tuscan Culture, and Eighteenth-Century Reform$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Francesca Bregoli

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9780804786508

Published to Stanford Scholarship Online: January 2015

DOI: 10.11126/stanford/9780804786508.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM STANFORD SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.stanford.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Stanford University Press, 2022. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in SSO for personal use.date: 03 July 2022

Seven Commerce and Jewish Culture The Business of Hebrew Publishing

Seven Commerce and Jewish Culture The Business of Hebrew Publishing

Chapter:
(p.181) Seven Commerce and Jewish Culture The Business of Hebrew Publishing
Source:
Mediterranean Enlightenment
Author(s):

Francesca Bregoli

Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:10.11126/stanford/9780804786508.003.0008

This chapter continues the exploration of the impact of reformist state policies over the Livornese Jewish community, by focusing on the development of the Hebrew printing business in Livorno from government control to a free market. It probes the issue of governmental control over Hebrew publishing and the effects of state policies - especially economic reforms - on the production of Jewish culture, while also discussing the responses of Jewish printers to the transformation of the Hebrew press from a monopolistic to a competitive business, pursued by Grand Duke Peter Leopold. Additionally, it investigates the question of the control over the Hebrew press on the part of both Jewish and Christian authorities.

Keywords:   commerce, publishing, mercantilism, liberalism, printers, reforming absolutism, communal authority, Inquisition, Jewish entrepreneurs

Stanford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.