Sarah M. Ross brings together scholarship on Jewish liturgy, U.S. history, and musical ethnology to describe its roots and development, focusing on the work of songwriters such as Debbie Friedman and Linda Hirschhorn.
Told as a series of reflections, this study traces links between cultures as diverse as pre-Vedic India and late 19th-century France. An array of unrelated artists are all in fact linked by the Kabbalah and the correlation between art and this mystic Jewish thought.
A comprehensive account of early papermaking in America
Essays in honor of the scholarly work and institutional leadership of Jehuda Reinharz, focusing on the role of the individual in history
An investigation of music, sound, and public space in contemporary Japan
Between 1829 and 1831, newly appointed prison chaplain Jared Curtis interviewed all 300-plus inmates of the Massachusetts State Prison and recorded their biographies. His notebooks form the basis of this text which also places the document in historical context.
An English translation of key works, many never before translated, by Moses Mendelssohn, the founder of modern Jewish philosophy
Catalog for an exhibition held at McGill University, February to April 2009, exploring the extensive holdings from its Rare Books & Special Collections.