The illustrated history of the Jewish people

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Harcourt Brace, Oct 15, 1997 - History - 434 pages
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A wonderfully accessible, beautifully illustrated chronicle of Jewish life through the ages, based on the best recent scholarship. With essays by Jane Gerber, Oded Irshai, Ora Limor, Michael Marrus, Derek Penslar, Seth Schwartz, David Sorkin, and Bernard Wasserstein. Maps; black-and-white illustrations; 48 full-color pages.

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In the 13 years since the appearance of the best-selling documentary and popular history Heritage: Civilization and the Jews (Summit), much has happened in the Jewish world. Translator and author De ... Read full review

Contents

Beginnings
13
The Making of the Diaspora
53
A Rejected People
87
Copyright

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About the Author:
Nicholas de Lange is a rabbi and Lecturer in Rabbinics at the University of Cambridge. In addition, he has translated the works of Amos Oz and has written several books on Jewish literature.

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