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Author Kalman, Jason, 1974-

Title Canada's big biblical bargain [electronic resource] : how McGill University bought the Dead Sea scrolls / Jason Kalman and Jaqueline S. du Toit.

Imprint Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press, 2010.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xxiv, 424 p. : ill., port.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : "I should perhaps recall to you ..." -- "Telling tales of the early days" : McGill buys the Dead Sea Scrolls -- "We must ride out the crisis" : the efforts to bring the Dead Sea Scrolls to Montreal -- The real question : the nation, the object, and owning the past -- "The harvest of this patient waiting" -- Annotated correspondence -- Transcription of R.B.Y. Scott's handlist of Qumran cave four fragments purchased by McGill University as of May 1955.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject McGill University -- History -- 20th century.
McGill University. Archives.
McGill University. Faculty of Religious Studies -- Archives.
Israel. Rashut ha-‘atiot.
Dead Sea scrolls. 4Q.
Acquisition of manuscripts -- Québec (Province) -- Montréal -- History -- 20th century.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Du Toit, Jaqueline S., 1970-
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780773536883 (bound)
0773536884 (bound)
9780773582743 (e-book)

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