What is it about?

This is an introduction to the special issue of the _Journal of Jesuit Studies_ about Jesuit libraries and book collection.

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Why is it important?

Jesuits are considered among the more influential global groups of intellectuals, and discussing their book collection and usage is part of understanding that influence.


I have been working on Jesuit libraries for some time, and am pleased to have edited this special issue.

Professor of History Kathleen M. Comerford
Georgia Southern University

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This page is a summary of: Jesuits and Their Books, Journal of Jesuit Studies, April 2015, Brill,
DOI: 10.1163/22141332-00202001.
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